Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin have all been busy organizing educational and promotional events around propane autogas this summer. The Michigan Propane Gas Association is a gold sponsor of the Lansing (Michigan) Community College Automotive Conference 2013 on August 23-24. The day before the conference, the Michigan PGA is sponsoring a Drive Sales with Autogas seminar […]

Is it just me or are things getting a little better? Homebuilding and home improvements are coming back, providing an opportunity for propane marketers to convince builders and homeowners to install propane products. For instance, this morning I saw in Propane Daily News 5 States Where Residential Construction is Surging. But the uptick is occurring […]

Did you hear that the National Association of Fleet Administrators gave the Houston Independent School District its 2013 Excellence in Public Fleet Sustainability award for its great work with propane autogas school buses? Houston began operating 27 propane autogas school buses in 2011, and then added another 58 autogas buses and 27 autogas-fueled vans to […]

Marketers seeking to expand their propane autogas business should check out Clean Cities, the Department of Energy division that provides resources and technical assistance in the deployment of alternative and renewable fuels. I attended this week a seminar from Clean Cities designed for fleet managers, and it was an eye-opener. Ford was the lead presenter, offering […]

Ensuring the safe use of propane is our industry’s top goal every day. The safe handling of propane always comes first, from the heating of residential and commercial buildings, to powering irrigation engines, commercial lawn mowers and forklifts, to the use of propane autogas fuel in fleets nationwide. Training first responders to safely deal with […]

The effort to build the propane autogas market continues with the showing in Atlanta of the Freightliner Custom Chassis S2G bobtail, and the launch of the Roush CleanTech Ford F-650 chassis cab at the 2013 Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo presented by the National Propane Gas Association. I’m catching up with two interesting videos […]

OK, so I went to Atlanta and the Braves dropped a few. Coincidence? I don’t think so. The 2013 Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta last week drew 219 exhibitors and more than 2,800 registered attendees, including yours truly. Highlights included the propane-autogas-fueled S2G bobtail from Freightliner Custom Chassis, and the Roush CleanTech […]

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