Monthly Archives

May 2015

Monthly Archives: May 2015

Online Service Center Available 24/7

Did you know you can find an array of resources on our newly designed service page at ROUSHCleanTech.com/Service? This is your go-to webpage for the most current versions of ROUSH CleanTech service manuals, installation instructions, videos and owner’s manuals. We are constantly reviewing, revising and adding useful content, so be sure to visit often.

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Schools Turn to Propane Buses as Stricter Emissions Standards Loom

For many Americans, propane is that stuff from the home improvement store that fuels backyard barbecues and patio dinners. But in a growing number of cities across the country, it is what gets children to school. Of the top 25 school bus markets, 19 have propane-fueled vehicles in their fleets, including New York, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and Phoenix… (The New York Times)

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SMART Unveils Propane-Powered Buses

SMART on Thursday unveiled a fleet of new propane-powered buses for its popular paratransit Connector fleet designed to save more than a million dollars in fuel and maintenance costs. The suburban transit agency has already introduced 14 of the 23-foot vehicles that cater to those with disabilities and elderly with door-to-door service and by July will have a total of 61 new Connector buses on the road, official said… (The Detroit News)

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Boston Public Schools Shift to Propane Buses

Boston Public Schools will operate 11 percent of its bus fleet with Blue Bird propane autogas buses, starting with the 2015-201 school year. The school district is purchasing 86 Blue Bird Propane Vision school buses, and hopes to convert more of their diesel fleet to propane buses in the future… (Business Wire)

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A Dollar Saved is Better Than a Dollar Cut

Ben Franklin said that a penny saved is a penny earned. Good personal advice. The business management version is: A dollar saved is better than a dollar cut. Fleet managers have a big job. With so many factors to consider — fuel type, hours worked, idle time, miles driven, run time, length of routes, and training, to name a few — it’s no wonder many are just getting through the everyday tasks. The goal of staying within budget is always looming.

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Blossman Gas Expands its Propane Autogas Fleet with Three New Bobtails

U.S. propane retailer Blossman Gas has announced it is increasing the number of propane-autogas-powered vehicles in its fleet by adding three new autogas bobtails. The company says these new bobtails, purchased from ROUSH CleanTech, will help Blossman increase the fuel cost savings and carbon emission reductions of its current autogas fleet of gaseous fuel vehicles… (NGT News)

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