Propane Autogas – Conversions and Infrastructure

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Greenkraft CNG-Propane System Earns EPA-CARB Certification

Greenkraft’s custom fuel system for a 6.0L engine running compressed natural gas or propane has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.

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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.

NC Clean Energy Technology Center Transportation Team (l to r): Matt Abele, Anne Tazewell, Heather Brutz, Rick Sapienza, and Mike Terreri

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N.C. State's $4.4M Grant to Develop Fleet Management Training

The Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project aims in part to develop a professional Smart Fleet management training program that will provide tools and information to increase fleet efficiency through the use of low carbon fuels, technologies, practices, and policies.

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Calif. and Pa. Offer Alternative-Fuel Grants

State regulators in Pennsylvania and California have introduced new assistance programs to create wider adoption of alternative fuel vehicles and technology, the states announced separately.

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Utah Ski Shuttle Operator Converts Vehicles to Propane Autogas

Canyon Transportation, a Salt Lake City-based airport shuttle company, has converted four vehicles to propane autogas in preparation for a busy ski season.

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Alliance AutoGas Pursuing CARB Certification for 2016 Ford Transit

Alliance AutoGas has announced the pursuit of CARB certification for the 2016 Ford Transit, which it is currently taking orders in 49 states for.

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First Gaseous-Prep 2016 F-150 Rolls Off Assembly Line

This 2016 F-150 is powered by a 5.0L Ti-VCT V-8 engine that can be paired with a factory-installed, gaseous-fuel prep package that includes hardened valves, valve seats, pistons, and piston rings so it can operate on natural gas, propane autogas, or gasoline through separate fuel systems.

Alkane will use Foton cab-chassis from China with North American components, including a propane-fueled engine. Assembly in South Carolina is set for early 2016.

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Alkane COE Trucks Get DOT Approval

A big-block V-8 engine will burn propane and deliver diesel-like performance at lower cost, the company says.

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Westport's Propane Autogas F-150 to Use CleanFuel Injection

CleanFuel USA will provide its Liquid Propane Injection technology for Westport Innovations' propane autogas-powered 2016 Ford F-150 pickup for the fleet market.

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Alliance AutoGas Recognized with Clean Air Award

Alliance AutoGas recently won the 2015 N.C. Mobile Clean Air Renewable Energy (CARE) Award from the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) that recognizes outstanding transportation related air quality leadership.

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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