Operating Costs: Reduced
Switching to propane autogas not only benefits the environment, it also improves fleet operators’ bottom line. Fleet managers are discovering they can lower their fuel costs by 30 to 40 percent compared to gasoline, with less maintenance costs over time, by switching to propane autogas. Visit the Savings Calculator to see how much money you can save.
Propane autogas burns far cleaner than gasoline, with less harmful emissions:
- 20 percent less nitrogen oxide
- 60 percent less carbon monoxide
- Up to 24 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions
- Fewer particulate emissions
Visit our Propane Page for more details on environmental benefits.
A Micro Bird G5 Ford School Bus equipped with the ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel system delivers the same horsepower, torque and towing capacity of a gasoline-powered school bus with a 6.8-liter V10 engine: 305 horsepower and 420 pounds of torque. Whether you are in extreme cold or extreme heat, high or low altitude, or any inclement weather condition, your propane autogas truck will start and operate consistently and reliably.
Micro Bird G5 Ford School Buses equipped with the ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel system maintain the factory Ford 5-year / 60,000-mile limited powertrain warranty. The ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel system is covered by a limited 1-year / 12,000-mile warranty when installed on a vehicle that is no longer covered by the Ford factory warranty.
The ROUSH CleanTech liquid propane autogas fuel system can be serviced using standard Ford diagnostic equipment, and service centers are being set up all around the country. Visit the Dealer Locator to locate a service center near you, or call 800.59.ROUSH.
“Greening” Your Fleet
Fueling with propane autogas allows your school district to have a measurable positive impact on the environment while gaining recognition throughout your community for good environmental stewardship in the process. And with 90 percent of U.S. propane supplies produced in this country, you’ll be doing your part to help reduce our country’s dependence on imported oil. Read more about Propane Distribution for details.