Propane Autogas – Conversions and Infrastructure

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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, American Lung Association, 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

June 4, 2013 - Industry News

Champion Announces New, Low-Ash 15w-40 Synthetic CNG Engine Oil

Photo credit: Champion Brands, LLC<br />The Champion Low-Ash 15w-40 Synthetic CNG Engine Oil is available in 5-gallon pails

Champion Oil developed a new, engine oil for vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), liquid natural gas (LNG), or propane autogas.

Tags: Champion Oil

June 4, 2013 - Industry News

Oregon sheriff will save $20,000 annually with 10 propane patrol cars

Photo credit: Polk County Sheriff&amp;rsquo;s Office

Polk County Sheriff's Office began converting seven Ford Crown Victorias, two Chevy Tahoes, and one Ford F-350 pickup truck to propane autogas in March 2013.

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

May 21, 2013 - Industry News

Springfield, Ill., Converts 24 Vehicles to Propane Autogas

The City of Springfield, Ill., has converted a total of 24 patrol cars and pickup trucks to propane autogas. They began operating in mid-May, 2013.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Illinois, propane autogas conversion

May 14, 2013 - Industry News

EarthWorks Using Propane Autogas for Landscaping Equipment

EarthWorks, a commercial landscaping company, is running its commercial lawn equipment on propane autogas, according to the Propane Council of Texas. The company said it has saved $41,600 in fuel costs.

Tags: Off-Road Equipment, Propane Autogas, Texas, EarthWorks

April 17, 2013 - Industry News

ROUSH Production of Ford F-650 Propane Autogas Systems Starts in October

ROUSH CleanTech is now taking orders for the new multipurpose Ford F-650 propane autogas fuel system. Offered in two tank size configurations, the systems help fill the growing demand for heavier duty platforms.

Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford F-650

 

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