Propane autogas is the term for propane when fueling an on-road vehicle. It is a safe, domestically produced engine fuel with a robust infrastructure and financial efficiencies. Transportation managers choose propane autogas to fuel their organization’s vehicles because of economical savings, energy security and environmental factors.
Couple this clean-burning, affordable fuel with the engineering and manufacturing background of ROUSH CleanTech, and fleet managers have a readily available and economic fuel solution.
- Is an energy-rich gas chemically known as a C3H8, and sometimes referred to as liquefied petroleum gas or LPG.
- Is an approved clean alternative fuel under the Clean Air Act of 1990.
- Qualifies as an alternative fuel eligible for various federal tax incentives and programs.
- Has an octane rating of 106 (compared to premium grade gasoline of 91 to 92), which allows for a higher compression ratio in the engine and greater engine efficiency.
- First appeared as an on-road engine fuel in 1913.