In a follow up to a story in last week’s news roundup, the Marinette, Wis., police department’s propane autogas cruiser from Charter Fuels was featured by Greenbay’s WFRV-TV. Check out what else is going on in alternative fuel news:
- Aftermarket Business revealed this week how the internal combustion engine is giving the electric vehicle battery a run for its money through engines that run on propane autogas, natural gas or even organic energy.
- NineSigma, an open-innovation services provider, is working with the Propane Education & Research Council to develop several propane safety and education initiatives and new products fueled by propane autogas.
- A Colorado Springs school district is test driving a propane autogas-powered school bus. The bus, which district officials say has fewer emissions and is cheaper to refuel than diesel buses, was first used to transport students last Monday.
- Virginia businesses’ bottom lines are taking a hit in the face of rising gas prices. Luckily, businesses with high-mileage fleets have sustainable fueling alternatives.
- There’s less than two months till the start of the National Propane Gas Association’s (NPGA) Propane Centennial Celebration. The celebration kicks off April 14 with the 2012 NPGA Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo in Atlanta, Ga., which will feature a parade of autogas vehicles through a city park, followed by ride and drives and product demos
- And finally, a Washington, D.C., fleet is going green with 10 new alternative fuel vehicles.