Propane Autogas – Conversions and Infrastructure

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September 25, 2013 - Industry News

A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems Opens Elkhart, Ind., Facility

A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems announced its expansion to Elkhart, Ind., as part of its national growth strategy. The alternative fuel conversion company, based in Fresno, Calif., can install CNG, LNG, and LPG systems on most EPA & CARB certified vehicles

Tags: CNG Conversions, CARB Certification, EPA Certification, Propane Conversion, LNG conversion

September 24, 2013 - Industry News

2013 Green Fleet Conference: What to Know Before You Go

For those planning to attend the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., which begins on Tuesday, Oct. 1, we’ve compiled a guide and a list of key things to remember prior to the event and on arrival.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

September 12, 2013 - Industry News

Tyler Cab Company Saves More Than $10,000 Annually With Propane Autogas

Taxi Cab Company of Tyler's propane-autogas-fueled taxi.Photo courtesy Taxi Cab Company of Tyler

Taxi Cab Company of Tyler, located in Tyler, Texas, reduced its fuel costs by $10,578 in 2012 by running five vehicles on propane autogas.

Tags: U.S. DOT, Texas

September 11, 2013 - Industry News

Test Drive Alt-Fuel Vehicles from 21 OEMs at the Green Fleet Conference

On Oct. 1 at the 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo, at least 21 manufacturers will offer test drive vehicles at the Ride & Drive Street Fair. Participation in the Ride & Drive is free for fleets, public-policy makers, and fleet industry association members.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

September 6, 2013 - Industry News

Windy City Limousine to Convert Fleet to CNG and Propane Autogas

Sal Milazzo holds up the floor plans for the new 25,000 sq.-ft facility where Windy City Limousine will build its new fleet headquarters and refueling station.Photo courtesy Windy City Li

The limousine company will convert 200 of its sedans and mini-coach vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane autogas dual fuel systems.

Tags: limousine

September 5, 2013 - Industry News

Berkeley, Ill. Receives 20 Blue Bird Propane Autogas School Buses

Cook-Illinois Corp. recently purchased 20 new Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school buses. Pictured (l-r) are Anthony Benish, John Knoelke, and John Benish Jr. of Cook-Illinois and John Kwapis of

Berkeley School District 87 in Illinois has begun using propane autogas school buses for the 2013-2014 school year.

Tags: ROUSH CleanTech, School Fleets

August 27, 2013 - Industry News

CleanFUEL USA Hires Propane Industry Veteran Poulsen to Lead Sales Team

Blair Poulsen, appointed as CleanFuel USA's director of sales, will be responsible for leading a team dedicated to the relationships and sales needs for both propane refueling infrastructure and OEM vehicle technology.

Tags: CleanFUEL USA, General Motors, Freightliner, Collins Bus Corporation, Thomas Built

August 20, 2013 - Industry News

PERC Elects Wilson as Chairwoman

Newly elected PERC Chairwoman Paula Wilson. Photo courtesy AmeriGas.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) recently elected Paula Wilson, director of marketing at AmeriGas Propane in Valley Forge, Pa., as Executive Committee officer and the first woman to lead the organization.

Tags: PERC, AmeriGas

August 16, 2013 - Industry News

Icom North America Earns EPA Certification to Convert Ford 6.8L to Propane Autogas

Icom has been approved to convert all Ford E- and F-series platforms to propane autogas, from 14,000 to 33,000 gross vehicle weight rating, from 2009 to 2014 model-year trucks and vans.

Tags: Ford, EPA, General Motors, Icom

August 12, 2013 - Industry News

Shuttle Express Adds Two Propane Autogas-Fueled Buses, Totaling 72

The airport shuttle service has 72 total propane autogas-fueled vans in its fleet. Photo courtesy of Shuttle Express

The coaches are the nation’s first two Ford F-550 buses built with the ROUSH CleanTech dedicated liquid propane autogas fuel system, according to Shuttle Express.

Tags: ROUSH CleanTech

August 7, 2013 - Industry News

Ford Uses Rice Hulls in F-150 Pickup Trucks

Ford is proving that pickups can be green and tough by adding rice hulls to the list of sustainable materials used to build F-150s.

Tags: Ford, RheTech

August 6, 2013 - Industry News

Clean Energy Coalition Conducting Alt-Fuel Studies with Michigan Fleets

The Michigan Fuel Forward program is intended to accelerate the use and availability of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) and infrastructure across Michigan.

Tags: U.S. Department of Energy, Clean Energy Coalition

July 30, 2013 - Industry News

Alternative-Fuel Program Starts in Nine Colorado Counties

The U.S. Department of Energy granted $225,000 to an alternative-fuel education program designed to analyze the best alt-fuel vehicle for different businesses and local governments in Colorado.

Tags: U.S. Department of Energy, Colorado

July 24, 2013 - Industry News

Green Fleet Conference Attendee & Expo Counts Up Over Last Year

Registration for attendees is up 70 percent over last year and vendors, from OEMs and fleet management companies to alternative-fuel conversion and fueling companies, are up 64 percent.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

July 19, 2013 - Industry News

CleanFUEL USA Awarded EPA and CARB Certification on Freightliner Custom Chassis

CleanFUEL USA has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification for the S2G chassis from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC).

Tags: CARB, CleanFUEL USA, EPA, Freightliner

July 17, 2013 - Industry News

Propane Road Tour to Deliver 434 School Buses to Omaha Public Schools

During Blue Bird's 1,000-mile Propane Road Tour, participants stop in Nashville, Tenn. Individuals in the photo include: John Roselli, Blue Bird Corporation, Carol Armstrong, Blue Bird Corporation,

Blue Bird Vision buses, powered by propane autogas, were driven from Georgia to Nebraska to explore the operational savings, environmental benefits, and ease of operation that the propane-powered school buses offer.

Tags: Blue Bird

June 26, 2013 - Industry News

DIRECTV to Equip Its Ford Fleet with ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Fuel Technology

DIRECTV currently operates 77 ROUSH CleanTech Ford E-250 propane autogas vans.

Tags: ROUSH CleanTech, Ford E-Series, ACT Expo, DirecTV

June 26, 2013 - Industry News

PSI and Peapod Showcase Propane Autogas Fleet Vehicle

The successful pilot program demonstrates that PSI's clean-fuel technologies reduce fuel use and emissions without compromising engine power or performance.

Tags: Power Solutions International, ACT Expo

June 26, 2013 - Industry News

Alliance AutoGas Builds 600 U.S. Propane Autogas Fueling Stations

Alliance AutoGas installs the autogas fuel station then delivers a year-round autogas supply to the fleet's home base.

Tags: U.S. Department of Energy, ACT Expo

June 25, 2013 - Industry News

High Fuel Prices Prompt Resurgence in Autogas/CNG Fuel System Class

ACME Alternate Fuel Systems to provide a propane autogas and CNG fuel system and diesel economizer class.

Tags: Red Rooster Diesel Economizer

June 25, 2013 - Industry News

Propane Road Show Gathers Propane Enthusiasts in Montgomery, Ala.

The Propane Road Show intermixes companies and state departments with propane autogas work trucks, police vehicles, lawnmowers, and more.

Tags: Clean Cities, Lewis Pest Control, U.S. Department of Energy, Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, Alabama, Schwan's, Lee County Sheriff's Office

June 19, 2013 - Industry News

Houston Fleets Switch to Propane Autogas to Improve Air Quality

Houston, Texas has converted many of its fleets to propane autogas in an effort to reduce pollution in the seventh smoggiest U.S. city.

Houston, Texas is converting light- and heavy-duty vehicles to reduce air pollution. According to the American Lung Association, Houston is the seventh smoggiest U.S. city.

Tags: Texas, Associations, Houston-Galveston Area Council

June 19, 2013 - Industry News

Alpha Baking Company Rolls Out ROUSH CleanTech Delivery Trucks

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With the third largest fleet usage in the nation, the food and bakery industry looks to clean fuel delivery trucks.

Tags: ROUSCH CleanTech

June 19, 2013 - Industry News

Alternative Fuels Help Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance

Global consulting firm ICF International compares alternative fuels with LCFS credits in its technical analysis, evaluating California's ability to achieve LCFS compliance.

Tags: Low Carbon Fuel Standard Compliance, ICF International

June 11, 2013 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel for Heavy-Duty Trucks in North America

Goran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American sales and marketing, announced plans to utilize a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its

Volvo Trucks to be the first North American manufacturer to utilize Dimethyl ether (DME), a non-toxic, non-carcinogenic fuel that can be made from a variety of domestic, sustainable feedstocks.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Oberon Fuels, dimethyl ether, Washington



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