Propane Autogas – Conversions and Infrastructure

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October 1, 2014 - Press Release

Alliance AutoGas Fueling Network Reaches 100 Members

Better-Fuels of Virginia and CNG Interstate of Oklahoma have joined the Alliance Autogas propane fueling network, which has now reached 100 members in North America, the company has announced.

Tags: Alliance Autogas, Propane Fueling Stations, Virginia, Oklahoma

October 1, 2014 - Industry News

ROUSH CleanTech to Launch Propane Autogas Transit in 2016

Photo of 2015 Transit courtesy of Ford.

ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering a propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van to fleet customers in the middle of 2016, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Alternative Fuels, Ford Transit

October 1, 2014 - Press Release

PERC Doubles Propane Mower Incentive

John Deere's propane mower is one of the many mowers on the incentive list. Photo courtesy of John Deere.

The Propane Mower Incentive Program offers a financial incentive to purchase propane-fueled mowers has doubled from $1,000 to $2,000.

Tags: PERC, Propane Autogas, Tax Incentive, Mower

September 24, 2014 - Industry News

EPA Certifies Bi-Fuel Propane Autogas Conversions

2014 Dodge Charger photo courtesy of Chrysler.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified Alliance AutoGas for a number of propane vehicle conversions that use the Prins VSI bi-fuel system.

Tags: EPA, Alliance Autogas, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger

September 23, 2014 - Industry News

Fuel Ambassadors Featured at Green Fleet Conference

Illustration via GFC.

The 2014 Green Fleet Conference will feature fuel ambassadors representing a different type of alternative fuel or technology from four organizations.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, National Biodiesel Board, Propane Education & Research Council, Diesel Technology Forum, Electric Infrastructure

September 10, 2014 - Industry News

Propane Supplier Readies Dual-Fuel System for Diesels

Blossman Services is waiting on final governmental approval for a “blended fuel” system that injects varying amounts of propane autogas to replace diesel fuel in heavy duty truck engines.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Dual Fuel System, Alternative Fuels, Aftermarket, Engines, Blossman

September 3, 2014 - Industry News

Propane Vehicle Rebate Offered in N.Y.

New York Propane Gas Association (NYPGA) is offering New York state residents including fleet users a $5,000 rebate to purchase a propane autogas vehicle or add a propane system to an existing vehicle.

Tags: New York, Propane Conversion, Tax Incentive

August 22, 2014 - Industry News

Ala. School District Adds Propane Autogas Buses

Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, MCPSS Transportation Director Pat Mitchell, State Sen. Rusty Glover and Blue Bird Chief Commercial Officer Dale Wendell board one of the new propane autogas buses. Ph

Mobile County Public Schools acquired 30 alternative fuel school buses for the start of 2014-2015 school year.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Alabama, ROUSH CleanTech, Blue Bird

August 20, 2014 - Industry News

Propane Industry Unveils New Logo, Tagline

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has launched a new logo and brand identity for propane — PROPANE Clean American Energy.

Tags: PERC, Propane Autogas

August 12, 2014 - Industry News

Propane Switch Saves Oregon Agency $25,000

The Polk County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office switched 10 patrol vehicles to propane autogas in March 2013. Photo: Blue Star Gas

Less than a year and a half after converting its 10 patrol vehicles from gasoline to propane autogas, the Polk County (Ore.) Sheriff's Office reports that it has saved $25,000 in fuel cost.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Oregon, Blue Star Gas, Polk County Sheriff's Office

August 7, 2014 - Industry News

CNG Passenger Cars Slow to Catch On in U.S.

U.S. vehicle purchasers have been slow to add natural gas powered passenger cars, while other global markets have been quicker out of the gate, according to a paid report from research firm Markets and Markets.

Tags: Honda Civic, CNG

August 1, 2014 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Extends Alt Fuel Vehicle Rebates

Pennsylvania State Capitol. Photo: Wikipedia

Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection has extended its Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until Dec. 31.

Tags: State Grants

July 31, 2014 - Industry News

PERC Launches Propane.com Website

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has launched a new website, Propane.com, to serve as a source for information about propane safety and newly developed propane-powered technology across the fuel’s top markets: agriculture, commercial landscape, industrial, on-road fleets, and residential.

Tags: Website, PERC, Propane Autogas

July 30, 2014 - Industry News

Worthington Introduces 'Spare Tire' Propane Tank

Photo courtesy of Worthington Industries.

Worthington Industries' propane-autogas fuel tank has been approved by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The doughnut-shaped, or toroidal, tank fits in the spare tire space of a car or pickup truck, and will be available for order in August.

Tags: Fuel Tank, Propane Autogas, Worthington Industries

July 23, 2014 - Industry News

Omaha Schools’ Propane Bus Investment Pays Off

Photo via Wikipedia

Omaha Public Schools (OPS) and Student Transportation Inc. (STI) collaborated on the district’s deployment of 435 Blue Bird Vision propane school buses last summer, and over the last year of operating the buses, OPS estimates it has saved $200,000-plus with propane autogas versus diesel.

Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Cost Savings, Alternative Fuels

July 17, 2014 - Industry News

LPG Provider Blossman Services Names President

Photo courtesy of Blossman.

Ed Hoffman was recently announced as president of Blossman Services Inc., a subsidiary of The Blossman Companies, which is the principal vehicle technology provider for Alliance AutoGas.

Tags: New Hire, Blossman

July 15, 2014 - Industry News

Nominations Open for Sustainability All Stars

Nominations have opened for the 2014 Sustainability All Stars, which recognize fleet professionals who have made significant contributions to fleet environmental sustainability, such as deploying alternative-fuel vehicles or implementing idle-reduction policies.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Awards, Sustainability All Stars

June 10, 2014 - Industry News

Report Touts Propane Autogas Benefits for Fleets

Graphic courtesy of U.S. EIA.

The study, which was conducted by the Stennis Institute at Mississippi State University, cited propane autogas as offering a lower cost, domestically sourced fuel that is widely available.

Tags: Engines, Preventive Maintenance

May 28, 2014 - Industry News

Texas Provides $7.7M in Grants for Light-Duty Alt-Fuel Vehicles

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is offering up to $7.7 million in incentives for the purchase or lease of eligible vehicles powered by CNG, propane autogas, or electric drives. Applicants can receive $2,500 per vehicle.

Tags: Texas, Grant Funding, Propane Autogas, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, CNG

May 7, 2014 - Industry News

New Class 7 Propane Autogas Truck Debuts

Photo courtesy of Alkane Truck.

Alkane Truck Company, a new OEM of Class 7-8 Trucks in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has released its propane autogas-powered cabover Class 7 truck to the U.S. market.

Tags: Class 7, Medium-Duty Trucks, Cabovers

April 11, 2014 - Industry News

Companies Partner to Expand Propane Autogas Offerings

Icom North America, a manufacturer of propane liquid injection systems, is expanding its product line of propane autogas technology to include Imega International USA's GAME system.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Icom North America

April 7, 2014 - Industry News

Florida School District Adds to Its Propane Autogas Fleet

Photo courtesy of Blue Bird.

Broward County Public Schools recently purchased 98 Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school buses to lower fleet to reduce operating costs while improving the environment.

April 4, 2014 - Industry News

PERC Recognizes Top Clean Cities Coalitions with Propane Award

Tucker Perkins, chief business development officer of PERC, with award recipient Pamela Burns of the Dallas Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition. Photo courtesy of PERC.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) presented five Clean Cities coalitions with the first-ever Outstanding Propane Supporter awards at the Energy Independence Summit in Washington, D.C., during the Salute to Clean Cities Reception in early April.

Tags: Clean Cities, PERC, Propane Autogas

March 31, 2014 - Industry News

Linen Supplier Expands Alt-Fuel Fleet

As part of an ongoing commitment to lead the textile services industry in the implementation of sustainable and environmentally responsible practices, Mission Linen has announced that is has more than quintupled the number of alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford E-450

March 26, 2014 - Industry News

Propane Autogas Engine Summit Set to Open

The 2014 Propane Engine Fuel Summit is set to kick off the Texas Altcar Expo for the fourth consecutive year, in Irving, Texas, on March 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tags: PERC, Propane Autogas, Events

 

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