Ford’s new 7.3L Godzilla V8 is proving to be quite the popular powerplant. Super Duty owners are loving the robust torque curve, Ford itself is offering the engine as a plug and play crate motor, while the aftermarket world is definitely impressed with the 7.3’s ability to handle modifications and make big power.
Ford F-650 battery electric truck has achieved the prestigious California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) eligibility listing. The California Air Resources Board (CARB), in partnership with CALSTART, launched the California HVIP vehicle purchase incentive program in 2009 to accelerate the acquisition of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses in the state. HVIP provides point-of-sale discount vouchers that reduce the buying cost of vehicles operated in California.
Propane Autogas School Buses
Canadian Propane Association
Today, more than 1.3 million children in North America ride to and from school in buses fueled by propane autogas. Known as auto propane in Canada, propane autogas is the internationally recognized term for propane when used in on-road engines. In Canada, dozens of school districts and school bus contractors operate more than 1,000 Blue Bird propane autogas buses.
01.26.20 — ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery electric truck has achieved the prestigious California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) eligibility listing.
This spring, long-time school bus builder Blue Bird will begin production of its propane and gasoline Vision school buses integrating the all-new Ford 7.3L Godzilla V8 engine and a purpose-built fuel system designed specifically for school bus applications. The advanced fuel system technology was developed by Roush CleanTech, the same company that has manufactured over 30,000 propane and gasoline fuel systems for Blue Bird buses equipped with the Ford 6.8L Triton engine.
Blue Bird to Begin Production of Updated Propane and Gasoline Buses with All-New and Exclusive Ford 7.3L V8 Engine
01.19.20 — This spring, Blue Bird will begin production of its propane and gasoline Vision school buses integrating Ford’s all-new 7.3L V8 engine and a purpose-built fuel system designed specifically for school-bus application.
Hear why and how two transit agencies (Charlevoix County Transit in Michigan and Broward County in Florida) chose to fuel their fleet with propane vehicles.
The federal alternative fuel tax credits have been extended through Dec. 31, 2021 for both fuel and infrastructure.
The propane industry claimed several victories in major year-end COVID-19 relief and appropriations legislation signed into law Dec. 27, 2020. H.R. 133, an omnibus package, contained appropriations funding for research and development projects through the Department of Energy (DOE), an extension of alternative fuel tax credits, COVID-19 relief for small businesses and other broad energy provisions, according to the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA).