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August 2014

Monthly Archives: August 2014

School Buses Powered by Autogas: Safe and Supported

The new school year is underway. Buses powered by ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel systems are being deployed in many new markets. Just last week, Mobile County Public Schools unveiled their new fleet of 30 autogas school buses at a key handoff ceremony. Mobile joins other school districts and private and public fleets across the country implementing ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas powered vehicles.

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Mobile County School System Rolls Out State’s First Fleet of Propane Autogas Buses

The Mobile County school system has purchased 30 buses that will use propane autogas instead of diesel fuel. Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey joined school officials Thursday morning for a media conference on the new buses, which will reduce the system’s fuel and maintenance costs, according to information from the school system. The Blue Bird Propane Vision buses, which use ROUSH CleanTech autogas fuel systems, joined the school system’s fleet on Aug. 7, the first day of school… (AL.com)

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Propane Supply Company Trucks on Propane

The SchagrinGAS Company is a propane distributor headquartered in Middletown, DE, an hour south of Philadelphia. With branch locations in DE, MD, and PA SchagrinGAS serves about 20,000 suburban and rural customers. SchagrinGAS is one of the top fifty propane companies in the United States… (Ford Pro’s)

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Propane Autogas Vehicles Meet Corporate Criteria

Companies in the market for new fleet vehicles or those looking to replace their aging models with a sustainable alternative energy solution have a readily available selection of Ford propane autogas options. One such company is Chicago’s Alpha Baking Company Inc., a national bakery products distributor and home to the iconic S. Rosen’s brand. In 2005, the company began testing alternative fuels… (Ford Pro’s)

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America Should Lead the Alternative Fuels Race

Motorsports legend and chairman of ROUSH Enterprises, Jack Roush, once told me, “You can’t lead from the middle of the pack.”In other words, know what you seek and have the guts to pull ahead to get it.This inspires me in many ways, but especially when it comes to America’s race for energy independence.Running on American-made alternative fuels decreases dependence on foreign energy and boosts our nation’s economy.

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The ABCs of Propane Autogas

Propane autogas has many benefits as an alternative fuel. In this issue of Fuels Fix the president of ROUSH CleanTech, Joe Thompson, explains why fleets are converting their vehicles to operate on propane autogas… (Fuels Fix)

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You Too Could Realize Fuel Cost Savings Of $5,000 Per Day

That’s the message of a new case study analyzing Student Transportation Inc.’s 435 school buses operating with propane autogas during a one-year period. These buses service Nebraska’s Millard and Omaha public school districts. They also support Omaha’s “Green Schools Initiatives,” which encourages environmental responsibility, consumption reduction and green living… (Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition)

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Halco Energy Goes With Roush Propane

ROUSH CleanTech has notched another customer for Ford trucks converted to 100% propane autogas operation as Halco Energy, an upstate New York specialist in renewable-based home and residential heating systems, has committed to field 25 propane trucks. “With grant funding from New York’s Genesee Region Clean Communities, the company is investing $200,000 to deploy 25 propane autogas vehicles,” Roush reports… (Fleet & Fuels)

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