Alt fuel news roundup: 11/29/12

We hope this week back from the Thanksgiving holiday is treating you well. We have several news stories in the world of alternative fuel fleets to report today, including propane autogas fleets across the country that are saving big on fuel costs. Here’s the weekly roundup:

  • A Georgia school district is very pleased with its propane autogas school buses–so pleased, they’re already considering adding more.

  • GE has purchased 2,000 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrids for their fleet and will partner with Ford and researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology to study  driver habits with plug-in vehicles.

  • Municipal and government fleets in Arizona are looking for ways to save money, including switching to alternative fuel vehicles like propane autogas and natural gas and taking measures for fuel efficiency.

  • The police department of La Crosse, Wis., bought five new patrol cars they’re planning to convert to run on propane autogas.

  • Those surveyed in the transportation sector say they’re concerned with the impact fuel price volatility will have on their businesses.

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