Alt fuel news roundup: 10/18/12

Lots of alt fuel and fleet industry news headlines to report this week, so let’s get right down to it:

  • Virginia Clean Cities is hosting two Odyssey Day events in Virginia, one in Harrisonburg and one in Chesapeake, the latter of which will also feature the Virginia Propane Autogas Roadshow. Va. Governor Bob McDonnell recently announced part of the state fleet will be transitioning to autogas, and the alt fuel experts making this happen–Alliance AutoGas and ROUSH CleanTech–will display propane-powered vehicles at the roadshow and discuss the benefits of clean propane autogas for fleets.

  • A new fuel station opened near Eugene, Ore., that offers 10 different fuel choices.

  • The Sunbelt Ag Expo in Georgia highlighted clean propane autogas technology for farmers. Alliance AutoGas representatives brought along a propane truck to display autogas technology.

  • CBS News takes a look at why the issue of energy matters in this year’s presidential election.

  • Michigan’s Mass Transportation Authority is adding more alternative fuel vehicles to their fleet. The board recently approved the purchase of 60 propane autogas-powered mini buses, making it the largest autogas fleet of any public transit agency in the country. MTA will have a total of 72 autogas vehicles in their fleet.

  • Recycling and waste company Republic Services will invest $25 million to bolster its CNG vehicle fleet in the St. Louis area.

  • The Greater Baton Rouge Clean Cities Coalition is hosting an event Thursday to “highlight alternative fuel successes in Louisiana, talk about legislative issues and hear several announcements about the future of alternative fuel in the state.”

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