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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.
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
Welcome to our weekly Thursday news roundup. Lots of industry news this week, including an announcement about a new Alliance AutoGas partner that’s bringing the alternative fueling and conversion program to NYC fleets. Here’s more details: Alliance AutoGas welcomed Paraco … Continue reading
Big news this week coming out of Eden Prairie, Minnesota: in a major move to encourage more U.S. fleets to utilize domestic alternative fuels, GE Capital Fleet Services has unveiled a clean vehicle technology testing ground for commercial fleets called … 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
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
Carbon Monoxide Where does it come from? This chemical compound is released during the combustion of petroleum-based fuel. Why is it bad? At low levels it doesn’t seem so bad. Exposure to low levels of Carbon Monoxide can generate fatigue … Continue reading
Ahh, you’re still here. Welcome back. There are some very good reasons why AutoGas is the third most popular fuel choice in the world and why it is THE alternative fuel. Let’s begin. As an alternative fuel, propane provides the … Continue reading
Companies such as Alliance AutoGas are looking to fleets to spread the use of propane AutoGas fuel. There are a few specific reasons for this. Fleets’ home bases provide a perfect location for a refueling station, which Alliance will set … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading