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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.
Turns out autogas is kind of a big deal…in Japan. With the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami that rocked the east Asian island mere days ago, traditional fuel supplies are already running out. As you can imagine, there’s not been … Continue reading
Welcome back to autogasfleet.com. I realized that apart from talking about the benefits of AutoGas itself, fleet technologies to help make drivers safer, legislation, etc. I have written very little about actual examples of Autogas here in America. This ends … Continue reading
…of Carbon Emissions! What were you expecting me to say? A story about the vehicles’ extended range – from its unique bi-fuel system using propane AutoGas – leading to an arrest after a 400 mile high-speed chase through streets of … Continue reading
The 2010 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Odyssey day is this Friday, October 15th. Every two years the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) puts on Odyssey Day, a National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day, educating the public on Alternative Fuel Vehicle technologies. … Continue reading
If your answer was a stunning, Hall-of-Fame worthy filmography that only improves with age, then I’m sorry-you are wrong. However, if you said that both signed contracts that would forever change the rest of the nation’s perception of Indiana, then…that’s … Continue reading
According to the World LP Gas Association there are approximately 14.6 million propane AutoGas vehicles in the world right now. That’s just about double the number in 2000. Now look at it by country from a few of the top … Continue reading
Fleet Daily put up a new post today about the latest Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) and Alternative Fuel Trade Alliance sponsored workshop, giving attendees the chance to learn about Alternative Fuels for fleets (even though we know what … Continue reading
There are two types of certifications for aftermarket alternative fuel vehicle conversions. The first is EPA certification. Pretty standard really. There is an application process followed by bureaucracy, then tests and data, more bureaucracy, and then, hopefully, the applicant is … Continue reading
How can propane AutoGas change this? There is no fuel out there that is perfect or releases zero emissions. Unless you have a motor vehicle that can run on wind power (we are so close) or happy thoughts, there will … Continue reading