Category Alternative fuel

Big Ten Dominating Propane Autogas This Summer

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 […]

Propane Autogas School Buses Win Awards, Earn A’s

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 […]

Ford Likes What it Sees in Propane Autogas

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 […]

Propane Autogas Riding Strong with S2G Bobtail, Bi-Fuel Conversion in Springfield

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 […]

Propane Autogas Powers Work Truck Show

Hearing excellent news on propane autogas as the Work Truck Show wrapped in Indianapolis. Word is fleet managers practically mobbed the exhibitors displaying autogas technology. They were researching the trucks, the vans, the dispensers, the new Freightliner S2G bobtail, the you name it. Dish Network announced it would purchase and deploy 200 Roush CleanTech Ford […]

Fleets Converge on NTEA for Propane Autogas

Propane autogas is top of mind with next week’s National Truck Equipment (NTEA) Work Truck Show and its sister Green Truck Summit in Indianapolis. These two shows combine into one major annual conference for fleet managers. There will be eight name-brand firms exhibiting propane autogas vehicles, equipment, and/or technology in Indy, the biggest autogas exhibit […]

Propane Autogas a Winner, Chicago Cubs Need Some Gas

The average price of a gallon of gasoline rose 45 cents in the past 31 days, AAA says. Experts say the increase is due to maintenance at refineries, Saudi Arabia cutting production, traders concern over Middle East uncertainty, and the Chicago Cubs poor prospects for the World Series. I made that up about the Cubs, […]