Propane Autogas – Conversions and Infrastructure

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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

A majority of ACE Parking's fleet shuttles run on propane autogas.The company has propane refueling stations on-site.

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Shuttle Fleet Discusses Switch from CNG to Propane

For ACE Parking in San Diego, switching from CNG to propane autogas has translated into a fuel cost savings of $12,000 per month for its 29 airport shuttles.

Propane autogas conversions add to vehicle costs — how can a government fleet make up this cost to get a return on its investment? Photo courtesy of Polk County Sheriff's Office

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Propane Autogas Patrol Cars: Analyzing Cost, Benefits

Propane autogas conversions add to vehicle costs — how can a government fleet make up this cost to get a return on its investment? Polk County Sheriff's Office in Florida explains the costs and benefits of converting its fleet to run on propane autogas.

One of General Distributors' propane-powered cargo vans being refueled at its on-site propane autogas fueling station.

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Fleet Reduces Fuel Expense by Converting to Propane

After converting 10 of its Chevrolet Express cargo vans from gasoline to propane autogas, this beverage fleet saved approximately $10,000 in fuel costs in less than a year.

Operating up to 33,000-pounds GVWR, the model was created in response to the growing demand for a propane autogas-fueled medium-duty chassis for bobtail applications, cylinder delivery trucks, beverage delivery, and larger tank setters and box trucks. (PHOTO: ROUSH CleanTech)

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The All-New Propane Autogas Ford F-750

With a growing demand for a propane-autogas-fueled medium-duty chassis for several vocational applications, Ford and ROUSH CleanTech responded.

Nestlé Waters North America added 155 propane autogas trucks to its fleet after piloting 29 vehicles in 2014 and 2015. (PHOTO: Nestle Waters USA)

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Propane Autogas Fuels Fleets

Both Nestlé Waters North America and Bimbo Bakeries USA have added to their propane-autogas-fueled vehicle fleet, reducing overall emissions by millions of pounds over each fleets lifetime.

The advantages of propane autogas tanks, include the ability to get them in a number of shapes, including toroidial, which doesn't compromise cargo space. Photo: Worthington Industries

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Tank Choice Affects Alt-Fuel Efficiency

While today’s lower cost of traditional fuels may have shrunk the market for alt-fuel vehicles, they can still make economic sense for light-duty fleets. One of the often-overlooked aspects to choosing the most efficient alt-fuel system is the choice of fuel tank.

A Ford F-150 truck (pictured above) will be converted by Alliance AutoGas to run on propane autogas at the NTEA Work Truck Show, on March 3.

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Alliance AutoGas Mobilizes Vehicle Conversion Program

Alliance AutoGas is making two big moves to show how propane autogas can fit into sustainability initiatives for truck fleets.

Photo: Alkane Truck Company

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Alkane Achieves DOT Compliance, Builds New Assembly Facility

Alkane Truck Co. recently achieved compliance certification from the U.S. Department of Transportation for its propane-fueled Class 7 cab-over-engine trucks, which will be assembled at a new plant in South Carolina starting in 2016.

Todd Mouw (far left) of ROUSH CleanTech and AmeriPride Fleet Manager Banny Allison (third from left) were on hand to unveil the fleet’s new propane-autogas step vans. The company will be adding 20 of these vans to its California operations. Photo by Chris Wolski.

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AmeriPride Takes Next Step with Propane Autogas

The textile and rental supply company’s alt-fuel fleet program is part of its wider sustainability efforts, and the company has plans to continue testing new technologies and growing the program

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