Articles

    Cummins propane engine project reaches demonstration stage

    Originally posted Brian Richesson | June 12, 2020 | LP Gas Magazine | Original Article A propane engine project, years in the making and backed by an established U.S.-based manufacturer, is on track to give the LPG industry a premier alternative fueling option for on- and off-road market appli...

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    PERC Shares Video on Creating Propane Fueling Infrastructure

    Originally posted by Green Fleet Magazine | April 3, 2020 | Original Article The Propane Education & Research Council released a new online video that gives fleet owners an in-depth look at what happens during the installation of a permanent, on-site propane autogas refueling station....

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    Propane Autogas Hybrid Fleet Hits the Streets

    Originally posted by Steve Whaley, PERC | May 5, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article For decades, propane autogas has been a proven and reliable alternative energy source for fleets looking for a cost-effective solution for reducing emissions. Part of the reason it has remained a critica...

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    LCF Member in the News: U.S. Postal Service Contractor to Use Propane-Fueled Ford Trucks

    Originally posted by GRN Staff | March 5, 2020 | Green Fleet Magazine | Original Article USPS contractor McAbee Trucking purchased eight propane Autogas-fueled Ford F-750 delivery trucks that are contracted for parcel delivery routes between USPS locations in North and South Carolina. This marks...

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    PODCAST | PERC's The 1075 Episode 35: All About the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Extension

    Originally posted by the Propane Education and Research Council | January 24, 2020 | Original Article President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council Tucker Perkins explains the dollars and cents behind what propane retailers and their customers can save by taking advantage of the...

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    2020 Marks Changes for Autogas Refueling

    Originally posted by the Weekly Propane Newsletter | December 2, 2019 | Butane-Propane News | Original Article (December 9, 2019) — Alliance AutoGas notes that big changes are coming for autogas refueling in 2020. For decades there have been a variety of valves available, ...

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    Florida Officials Share Strategy for Introducing Electric, Alternative-Fuel School Buses

    Originally posted by Taylor Hannon | December 3, 2019 | School Transportation News | Original Article The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in the first phase of replacing older diesel buses with electric or alternative fuel school buses in Florida via the Volkswagen Mitigation...

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    House Passes Bill That Includes Alternative Fuel Tax Credits

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | December 17, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article The House this week passed a tax extenders package that includes an extension of the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel excise tax credit, along with other measures important to the clean-fuel transportation indust...

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    Former LCF Member in the News: Blue Bird Delivers Record 15,000th Propane Bus

    Originally posted as a Bluebird Press Release Growing trend toward alternative fuel has resulted in cost savings, environmental advantages for school districts NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (October 22, 2019) — The 18 buses delivered to Newport News Public Schools may look ordinary, but a unique fuel po...

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    LCF in the News: How an odd source of funding is helping Louisiana schools replace old diesel buses

    Originally posted by Ellyn Couvillion | August 27, 2019 | The Advocate | Original Article The Ascension Parish school district had planned to buy five new diesel school buses over the next year at a cost of $500,000 to replace buses beyond repair. But, thanks to an unusual funding source, th...

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    Study Finds Propane School Buses Emit Significantly Less NOX Compared to Diesel

    Originally published by Emily Holbrook | August 5, 2019 | Energy Manager Today | Original Article According to a study commissioned by the Washington, DC-based Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), NOX emissionsmeasured from propane autogas school buses were...

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    Thomas Built Buses Rolls out New Propane Autogas Option

    Originally posted by Betsy Lillian | July 12, 2019 | NGT News | Original Article Thomas Built Buses Inc. has introduced the Saf-T-Liner C2 propane autogas school bus equipped with the new Driveforce 8.8L LPG engine, produced by Powertrain Solutions Integration. According to Thomas Built Buses, t...

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    A Georgia State study says diesel school bus fumes drive down test scores

    Originally posted by Ty Tagami | July 18, 2019 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Article For decades, schools have put their students on buses that belch diesel fumes, despite mounting evidence about the ill effects of the exhaust, especially on young, developing lungs. Now, as parents c...

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    ROUSH Debuts Propane Autogas System for the Ford F-750

    In an effort to meet growing demand for alternative-fuel-powered, medium-duty trucks, ROUSH CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford F-750 chassis that costs less than similar diesel counterparts. Operating up to 33,000 GVWR, the model was created as an autogas-fueled, medi...

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    Webinar | Propane Financial Common Sense for Schools

    Attend this webinar to learn why propane autogas buses are the best choice for school transportation — lower total cost-of-ownership compared with diesel buses, scalable and affordable infrastructure options for convenient on-site refueling, and buses from all four major OEMs.     ...

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