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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.
August is officially here, and that means the beginning of the school year is mere weeks away. Waiting for that iconic yellow school bus is how many kids will start their day. In the past, those yellow school buses that … Continue reading
The last couple of weeks have seen a wealth of propane autogas news, as well as updates from the transportation and clean energy industries. Here are a few key items: Blue Star Gas, the West Coast flagship fuel provider for … Continue reading
Alternative fuel vehicles offer many benefits for fleets, including lower fuel costs and reduced emissions. However, the up-front cost of fueling infrastructure and vehicle conversions remains a hurdle for many fleets. So, what’s your best bet for a timely return … Continue reading
A recent article in the Pittsburgh Business Times is a perfect illustration of why it’s so important to spread the word about propane autogas—keyword autogas—as an affordable, American-made alternative vehicle fuel. The piece details Pittsburgh’s Yellow Cab’s plan to convert … Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed a new safety regulation in an effort to eliminate blind zones behind vehicles that can hide the presence of pedestrians, especially young children and the elderly. The proposed rule was required by Congress as … 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
In a press release distributed November 8, Autogas for America stakeholder ROUSH® CleanTech has called the exclusion of propane Autogas from U.S. Senate Bills S. 3815 and S. 3495 “a disservice to national energy policy.” The bills, introduced on September … 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
With a title like that, I know what you’re thinking: “But Chris, does that mean if we keep using gasoline, we can longer buy tires?” Of course that’s what I mean. No, I’m just kidding…but seriously. In case you haven’t … Continue reading
Do you like luxury? Jaguar is releasing a new vehicle that can use propane AutoGas. Now I know this blog is for fleets, but I found another story about propane AutoGas’ wide acceptance…outside America. It’s easy to find AutoGas vehicles … Continue reading