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The Blog for AutoGas Fleets
There are currently over five million fleet vehicles in the United States with a bevy of resources aimed at fleet owners, operators, managers and everyone in between - consulting agencies, GPS technology and fuel management software providers, purchasing and leasing outsourcing companies, etc. However, there is a distinct lack of resources when it comes to the relationship between fleets and alternative fuels. With rising gasoline and diesel prices, more stringent emissions laws, and an overall global trend toward environmental sustainability, this relationship is becoming very real for our country's fleets. Many have already seen the potential alternative fuels can offer.
This blog is here to help.
Operating lawncare equipment on propane instead of gasoline helps companies lower their fuel costs and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And not only can lawn and landscape businesses benefit from propane mowers–these same organizations can also run their fleet vehicles … Continue reading
As “Earth Day” month comes to a close, this week marks “Air Quality Awareness Week,” a time to consider steps we take to improve the air quality in our local communities. Clean air is vital to our daily lives and … Continue reading
Big news out of Virginia this week: Governor Bob McDonnell formally signed partner agreements with Alliance AutoGas and Clean Energy to switch the Virginia state fleet to propane autogas and compressed natural gas. Here’s more information, along with other major … Continue reading
Welcome to August and another edition of our alternative fuel news roundup. Hot enough for ya? Check out these top energy news stories of the week: Clean Cities – Atlanta is hosting a “Lunch & Learn” event in Decatur, Ga. … Continue reading
This week’s roundup brings us news of four additional conversion centers joining the Alliance AutoGas network. Catch up on other alternative fuel news: The alternative vehicle fuels tax credit drama continues in Louisiana, where Gov. Bobby Jindal is refusing to … Continue reading
The Biltmore Estate, situated in picturesque Asheville, NC, is adding “environmentally friendly” to its list of attributes. As the Asheville Citizen-Times reports, “In partnership with Alliance AutoGas, the state’s largest tourist attraction recently converted two of the 15 shuttle buses in … Continue reading
We hope you all had a great 4th of July yesterday. One of the best photos of fireworks shows we’ve seen comes from San Diego, where a glitch caused all the fireworks to go off at once! Check it out. … Continue reading
While you’ve been vacationing this summer, the alternative fuel industry hasn’t slowed down a bit. Get your YouTube fix by glancing at our curated list of the best alternative fuel videos. Below are the highlights of the past week’s most … Continue reading
For all our environmentally friendly readers, this Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day. The first official Earth Day was observed in 1970, and with issues like sustainability, recycling and fuel economy hot topics of conversation across the country, Earth Day … Continue reading