Alt fuel news roundup: 12/20/2012

Industry headlines this week include a new Canadian partner in the international Alliance AutoGas network and more fleets switching to propane autogas, most notably a massive new propane-powered school bus fleet in Nebraska.

Also, just a heads up that this blog will take a brief hiatus over the holidays next week, but we’ll be back with all the alternative fuel and fleet industry news you’ve come to expect in the New Year. So, happy holidays, happy New Year, and we’ll see you again in 2013! Here’s what’s making headlines for the week of December 17:

  • Alliance AutoGas welcomed new Nova Scotia-based partner Wilsons Fuel Company Ltd., which brings the Alliance complete program to vehicle fleets in Atlantic Canada.

  • The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium at West Virginia University has been awarded a new grant for nearly $1 million to train first responders how to handle accidents involving alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.

  • The president of Michigan Alliance AutoGas partner Crystal Flash spoke to about the international clean fueling and conversion network.

  • The Coles County Sheriff’s Office in Illinois has switched two fleet vehicles to propane autogas to save on fuel costs.

  • The city of Avon Lake in Ohio is taking measures to open a regional propane autogas fuel station and possibly convert nine city vehicles to bi-fuel autogas systems.

  • The new Ford Transit van will come equipped with a natural gas/liquid propane conversion kit.

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