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Name: David Robinson
Date registered: February 14, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Last 2012 propane autogas roadshows held in Miss., Va., and La. — November 7, 2012
  2. Top White House environmental adviser tours Newport News — August 10, 2012
  3. PBS show Motorweek features SPADP fleet — July 12, 2012
  4. Maryland Propane Autogas Roadshow with Susan Roush-McCleneghan — June 15, 2012
  5. Veolia Transportation debuts Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi — May 21, 2012

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Nov
07

Last 2012 propane autogas roadshows held in Miss., Va., and La.

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The 2012 SPADP Propane Autogas Roadshow Series was rounded out in September and October with the final three roadshows held in Mississippi, Virginia and Louisiana. Take a look at the roadshow recaps below. Mississippi Propane Autogas Roadshow Jackson, MS September 20, 2012 Hosted by: Mississippi Development Authority The Mississippi Propane Autogas Roadshow was held September …

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Aug
10

Top White House environmental adviser tours Newport News

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This past Wednesday, the White House’s chief environmental adviser, Nancy Sutley, paid a visit to SPADP fleet partner Newport News, Va. Sutley, also a chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, toured the Newport News Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services where the city is converting more than 20 of its fleet vehicles …

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Jul
12

PBS show Motorweek features SPADP fleet

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The long-running television show MotorWeek on PBS recently featured Veolia Transportation’s propane autogas taxi fleet in Baltimore. Veolia is one of the largest fleet partners in the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, converting hundreds of taxis in Denver, Baltimore and Pittsburgh under the initiative. Check your local PBS listings for MotorWeek season 31, Episode 44. …

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Jun
15

Maryland Propane Autogas Roadshow with Susan Roush-McCleneghan

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Last Friday, Virginia Clean Cities, in conjunction with the Maryland and Greater Washington Area Clean Cities Coalitions, hosted a unique propane autogas roadshow at the Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville, Md. About 30 fleet representatives were in attendance at the racetrack, along with autogas technology vendors Alliance AutoGas and ROUSH CleanTech. Attendees had the opportunity to …

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May
21

Veolia Transportation debuts Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi

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On May 11, Veolia Transportation offered the city of Baltimore’s first propane-powered taxi ride to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to the company’s headquarters. State and local dignitaries, media and autogas fleet operators were all on hand to promote the benefits of clean, domestically produced propane autogas. “It’s fuel-efficient, friendly for the environment. Long term, it just …

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May
11

All-partner meeting and roadshow successes

Last week, SPADP convened its third annual all-partner meeting in beautiful Asheville, NC. In addition to the meeting, a propane autogas roadshow was held on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate, hosted by Land-of-Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition. Check out some of the great photos from the roadshow below: The roadshow series has garnered some significant …

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Mar
28

Autogas Gets Law Enforcement Fleets’ Badge of Approval

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We rely on our police officers and deputies to be dependable, always there when we need them. So, it’s no surprise that our law enforcement agencies demand the same qualities from their vehicles. As gasoline prices continue to rise, more and more law enforcement agencies are turning to alternative fuels like propane autogas, which has …

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Mar
08

New features on Program website

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SPADP’s public website now includes some exciting new fleet resources and updated information on the Program’s progress. Take a look at the new additions, which include: New Program statistics on home page As of early March 2012, program fleet partners have offset more than 993 tons of greenhouse gases, displaced nearly 652,000 gallons of gasoline …

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Feb
22

As Gas Prices Rise, Domestic and Affordable Fuel Grows in Appeal

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With gasoline prices projected to rise throughout the U.S. this summer, we are once again reminded of the urgent need for clean, affordable and domestic vehicle fuels. In particular, commercial and public fleets need alternative fuel technologies that offer comparable driving ranges, payload capacities and fuel costs to those that gasoline and diesel technologies offer. …

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Feb
06

Alternative Fuel and Fleet Events in Early 2012

From the looks of it, 2012 is already gearing up to be a great year for alternative fuel and fleet-related events. We’ve compiled a chronological list of the most promising events for the next few months, with descriptions on why they should matter to fleet managers, alternative fuel fleets or anyone with an interest in …

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