Category autogas

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 Outlook Positive with Autogas, Landscape Markets on the Rise

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 […]

Propane Mowers Cut Costs, as Atlanta Hosts Southeast Expo, Chicago Cubs

Looking forward to seeing you at a premier propane industry event, the NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta, where the Propane Education & Research Council will be showcasing mowers, propane-autogas vehicles and more great technology. Please stop by booth 309 at the show. Weather reports say Atlanta will be in the 70s and […]

Propane Industry Looks Forward as Willis Hits Landmark

Thanks Roy. This month marks the 15th anniversary of Roy Willis taking the reins at the Propane Education & Research Council. Since 1998, Roy has led at PERC the implementation of a multidisciplinary program of research and development, education, safety, and training for the propane industry. At an informal staff celebration, Roy discussed his work […]