Propane Autogas – Conversions and Infrastructure

Photo: Alkane Truck Company

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Alkane to Build Alternative Fuel Trucks at New Facility

Alkane Truck Company is establishing a new manufacturing facility in Summerville, S.C. where the OEM will build its recently announced line of Class 7 cabover alternative fuel trucks.

The 20 additional propane autogas vehicles will be converted in the next year. (PHOTO: Franz Bakery)

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Franz Bakery Expands Propane Delivery Trucks to Fleet

Franz Bakery, a long-time advocate for alternative fuels, will add 20 more propane autogas vehicles to its fleet this year.

Photo courtesy of PERC.

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Bi-Fuel Propane Autogas Isuzu Cabover Shown

The Propane Education and Research Council showed a propane autogas-powered Isuzu NPR-HD cabover equipped with a Campbell-Parnell bi-fuel system at an industry trade show, the council has announced.

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Blossman Acquires Florida Propane Supplier

Blossman Gas, Inc. has acquired Southern Propane of Jacksonville, Fla., as the latest in a series of acquisitions by the fuel and fuel-systems provider.

Photo courtesy of Alliance AutoGas.

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Alliance AutoGas Offers Law Enforcement Training

North Carolina sheriffs, officers, and fleet managers attended Alliance AutoGas's law enforcement alternative fuel training at the Research & Technology Center in Asheville to learn more about the merits of propane autogas conversion.

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Tokyo Rolls Out Taxi of Tommorrow

Tokyo’s taxi companies will shift as much as 30 percent of their fleets to an LPG-powered hybrid from Toyota Motor Corp by 2020.

Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation.

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Chesapeake Utilities to Build Del. Propane Station

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and its propane subsidiary, Sharp Energy, Inc., have started construction on a new Sharp Energy headquarters building and propane autogas fueling station in Georgetown, Del.

Michigan-based Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation is among the fleets that uses Ford E-450 vehicles retrofitted with ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fueling systems. Photo courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.

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ROUSH Increases Propane Tank Capacity for Paratransit Fleets

ROUSH CleanTech has developed an extended-range propane autogas fuel tank for the Ford E-450 chassis, the modifier announced.

Photo courtesy of VCU Parking and Transportation.

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VCU Adds Propane Autogas Shuttles

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has added bi-fuel propane autogas systems to seven shuttle buses in its 10-vehicle RamSafe fleet, the university's Parking and Transportation division announced.

Photo courtesy of Blue Star Gas.

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Ore. Beverage Fleet Reduces Fuel Costs with Autogas

An Oregon-based beverage distributor has cut the company's greenhouse gas emissions by over 20 percent and saved an estimated $10,000 in fuel costs in the seven months since it converted 10 gasoline-powered cargo vans to run on propane autogas.

Propane autogas is commonly available as a natural gas byproduct and is the third most common vehicle fuel worldwide behind gasoline and diesel. This channel will cover vehicle conversion kits, news about fleets converting their vehicles to run on propane autogas, fueling infrastructure, and the environmental benefits of using the clean-burning fuel.
 

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