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Autogas’ Hidden Savings – Some May Be Substantial

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I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July holiday. As I traveled with my family, I noted the increasing cost of fuel at the pump and understand why the two biggest concerns on a fleet manager’s mind are the volatility of fuel prices and increasing maintenance costs. It’s pretty easy to determine the fuel cost delta between diesel and propane, however the question continues to arise, “Will my maintenance costs go down with propane autogas?”

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Greenville Schools to Buy 10 Propane Buses

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When the upcoming school year begins for students at Greenville Public Schools, several of those who are transported by bus may notice something different. During a special Board of Education meeting Monday evening, board members voted 5-1, with Treasurer James Anderson opposed and Trustee John Raven absent, to approve the purchase of 10 propane-fueled buses for the district’s fleet of 29 buses… (Greenville Daily News)

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Now Taking Tool Kit Pre-Orders

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Your garage is filled with tools. But, do you have the right ones to properly service your propane autogas fuel system? As you know, having the right tool at your fingertips is critical to making efficient repairs. The ROUSH CleanTech new propane autogas fuel system tool kit makes it easy to work on your autogas fueled vehicles.

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Clean Cities: Georgetown, Delaware

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Our success story this week takes us to Georgetown, Delaware where a pilot program has turned a local transit agency into a propane advocate. In June of 2014, the state owned Delaware Transit Corporation converted 5 buses to propane. The Ford E-450 paratransit buses transport disabled citizens around Sussex County… (Motor Week)

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The True Cost of Fuel

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I recently spoke to a local school board official who asked the question, “Do we really need to find a long-term alternative to diesel for our buses? The price of oil is cheap, we have a lot of reserves in this country, and the price of diesel has stabilized.” My short answer was that propane autogas is at its lowest point in 13 years so the delta between the two fuels is still dramatic even with diesel under $3.00 / gallon.

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