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Mar
27

DFW Clean-Cities Stakeholders Partner with ROUSH CleanTech

The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Clean-Cities Coalition is partnering with ROUSH CleanTech to offer propane autogas vehicle technology to fleets in the North Central Texas Region. The purpose of the program is to help Clean-Cities stakeholders evaluate and identify how propane autogas vehicles can help reduce fleet emissions and operating costs.  A ROUSH CleanTech cargo van… Continue reading »

Mar
12

Propane Education & Research Council Webinar: ThyssenKrupp Elevator

It’s that time again! The Propane Education & Research Council Third Thursday Engine Fuel webinar takes place this Thursday, March 15, 2012. The hour-long webinar begins at 10 a.m. CST and feature Tom Armstrong, ThyssenKrupp Elevator director of fleet, to discuss “Propane Autogas: A Fleet Manager’s Perspective.” ThyssenKrupp is one of North America’s largest producers… Continue reading »

Jan
30

Blue Bird Second-Generation Vision Propane to Go into Production February

During the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) January’s “Third Thursday Webinar,” representatives from ROUSH CleanTech said the newest version of the Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision Type C school bus will go into production in February.  Currently, 1,500 units of the first propane Vision on a GM platform are currently in use nationwide, while several… Continue reading »

Jan
25

Propane Autogas Vehicle Availability

According to the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), the biggest challenge to widespread propane usage in fleets has been a limited number of propane-autogas-fueled vehicles to choose from. However, PERC noted that in recent years, the propane industry has invested several million dollars in the development of new fleet vehicles that run on autogas.… Continue reading »

Jan
24

Is Propane Autogas Cost-Effective?

I recently read an article concerning the overhead cost of converting a fleet to run on propane autogas! Two questions asked were, “How do fleet managers justify the added upfront cost to convert vehicles to run on propane autogas?” and “Is there a compelling enough business case for fleet managers to take the risk and… Continue reading »

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