In the upcoming weeks, we are offering many opportunities for you to learn more about our propane autogas fuel system technology firsthand. Next week, we are hosting our first Propane Bobtail Spec Review at our headquarters in Livonia, Michigan. At this event, you’ll learn about the innovative Ford F-650 bobtail with a 3,000-gallon barrel. We’ll also provide a complete chassis and vehicle review of all other Ford medium-duty offerings powered by autogas, including a preview for the new Ford F-650 / F-750 chassis.
It all started with quality hardware. In the early days of personal computing, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates realized the high standards necessary to grow that market. They both worked diligently toward that end, testing and retesting their components. The proof of success is not only the fact that there are computers in virtually every household, but what the Apple and Microsoft brands have become today.
School bus contractor Southland Transportation recently added 101 Blue Bird Propane Vision buses to its existing propane autogas fleet. Southland Transportation is a subsidiary of the largest family-owned pupil transportation provider in Canada, with operations in school, motorcoach adn public transportation… (School Bus Fleet)
It’s not just the kids who get to show off new stuff the first day of school. Southland Transportation and the Calgary Board of Education (CBE) rolled out their fleet of 90 new propane buses to mark the first day of school on Tuesday. These new environmentally-friendly buses will transport about 3,420 CBE students to and from school each day and is a part of the CBE’s EcoSite school initiative… (Metro News Canada)
Since 1930, Mission Linen Supply has expanded its business beyond linen and uniform rentals to include the service and sale of apparel, mats, and janitorial products. The family-owned business applies this same focus on growth to its green initiatives… (Green Fleet Magazine)
This month, ROUSH CleanTech will host its first Propane Bobtail Spec Review. Our customers have requested more propane autogas fueled options for medium-duty vehicles — and we’ve delivered. This event provides you with the opportunity to learn about the innovative advancements with the Ford F-650 bobtail with a 3,000-gallon barrel. We’ll also provide a complete chassis and vehicle review of all other Ford medium-duty offerings powered by autogas, including a preview for the new Ford F-650 / F-750 chassis.
When it comes to green, efficient school buses, the metro’s fleet has some bragging rights. Student Transportation of America said it has the biggest fleet of propane buses in the world, and they’re not done yet. “I run 444 propane buses, and I have 91 diesel,” said Brian Urwin, who manages maintenance for Student Transportation of America… (KETV Omaha)
As far as pilot programs go, the one this past year to test one propane-fueled school bus in Crittenden County Schools was so successful, the district now has seven of them out of a fleet of 35. And the Kentucky Department of Education now is allowing any district in the state to operate them. Prior to this, only diesel-engine buses were used in school districts… (Kentucky School Boards Association)
“As operationally excellent companies create an unmatched value proposition of best total cost, the question comes up: What’s in it for them? There is only one answer — growth. Other market leaders might raise prices to exploit their product advantage, but such a tactic runs counter to the operational excellence strategy.” — Discipline of Market Leaders, Michael Treacy.
Propane Bobtail Spec Review
Tuesday, September 30th
9:00 a.m. Eastern
12170 Globe Street
Livonia, MI 48150
Join us Tuesday, September 30th at 9:00 a.m. Eastern for a full vehicle spec review on your propane powered chassis options. A new propane powered F-650 bobtail with a 3,000 gallon barrel will be on display, along with a number of other propane powered vehicles for different fleet applications.
Speakers include executives from the following companies:
- Ford Motor Company
- Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)
- ROUSH CleanTech
All who attend will also have the opportunity to tour the ROUSH CleanTech manufacturing facility. Lunch is included.