2016 Propane Autogas Vehicle Sales Increase

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Figures from 2016 show sales in propane autogas vehicles have increased nearly 8 percent over 2015, according to the Propane Education & Research Council. The more than 14,000 light, medium and heavy duty propane autogas trucks sold last year is the most in a single year since 2012. The data shows that there are almost 200,000 such vehicles being used …

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Propane Autogas Buses Offer Clean Ride to School

John Davis

A school district in Indiana this month is rolling out the state’s largest deployment of propane autogas school buses, giving the students a cleaner ride to school and saving taxpayer dollars. The Metropolitan School District of Warren Township will start using 11 Blue Bird Propane Vision buses purchased through dealer MacAllister Transportation, including 10 78-passenger models and one bus outfitted …

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Maryland Students Off to School with Propane

John Davis

Some students in Maryland are making their way to school on a bus fueled by propane autogas. Anne Arundel County students boarded the first school bus fueled by propane autogas in the state of Maryland when the Blue Bird Vision Propane bus, from contractor Jubb’s Bus Service, Inc., went into operation. “With the rising costs of diesel maintenance and our …

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Propane Autogas Saves Money

John Davis

Local municipalities, school districts and fleets are all saving money thanks to propane autogas. This news release from GROWMARK says Prairieland FS, Inc. based in Jacksonville, Illinois, taught local entities about the benefits of the fuel at an educational summit. City of Springfield Director William McCarty, Office of Budget and Management and Mike Palazzolo, Fleet Manager shared their experience in …

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Propane Autogas Revs Up the FS System

Cindy Zimmerman

Businesses and organizations are recognizing the benefits of switching from gasoline or diesel fuel to propane autogas. The GROWMARK FS System is enjoying the benefits firsthand through the use of propane powered vehicles and supplying and servicing customers such as school districts and municipalities. Becky Borkgren, GROWMARK’s Propane marketing and technical services manager, is a vocal advocate in her new …

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