Benefits of Autogas

Propane autogas, also referred to as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), is the most widely used alternative fuel in the world, with more than 17 million autogas vehicles on the roads today.  Autogas vehicles help meet reduced emissions and domestic energy goals while providing a driving and fueling experience very similar to that of gasoline vehicles. Learn why autogas is the fuel for smart fleets:

Economical

Fleets that run on autogas enjoy reduced operating costs, including about $1.00 per gallon savings on autogas, as compared to gasoline. LEARN MORE>

Clean

Autogas vehicles produce less harmful vehicle emissions than gasoline vehicles, giving autogas fleets a green branding edge. LEARN MORE>

Domestic

Ninety perent of the U.S. autogas supply is produced domestically, helping create jobs and foster a green economy right here at home. LEARN MORE>

Available

Autogas technology is proven and available now, and autogas has a preexisting supply infrastructure with 70,000 miles of pipeline in the U.S. LEARN MORE>

Safe

When handled properly, autogas is as safe or safer than many other fuels, and autogas tanks are 20 times more puncture resistant than gasoline tanks. LEARN MORE>

Proven

Autogas is the most widely used alternative fuel in the world, and autogas technology must meet EPA standards before being brought to market. LEARN MORE>

 

Available

Available

Propane autogas technology is proven and available now. As the number one alternative fuel in the world, autogas powers more than 17 million vehicles around the globe. The United States currently has less than two percent of the world′s propane autogas vehicles, but U.S. autogas usage is on the rise. In 2009, $300 million in …

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Source: *EPA 2009, The Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET) Model Version 1.8c 2009. Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Transportation Research. UChicago Argonne, LLC.

Clean

Autogas is a clean-burning fuel listed in the Clean Air Act (1990) and the Energy Policy Act (1992). Autogas vehicles run significantly cleaner than gasoline vehicles, making propane autogas an ideal fuel to help organizations meet stringent state and municipal environmental regulations. Autogas vehicles emit fewer harmful emissions than gasoline vehicles, including: 20 percent reduction …

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U.S. Autogas Consumption

Domestic

More than 90 percent of our nation′s propane autogas supply is produced in the United States, with another 7 percent coming from Canada. This means that fleets that run on propane autogas are helping to create American jobs and foster a green economy. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2009, net imports of …

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Economical

Historically, propane autogas costs about $1.00 less per gallon than gasoline and diesel, providing autogas fleets substantial fuel-cost savings. Use the calculator below to find out how much your fleet can save on fuel costs by switching to propane autogas. Since autogas is a cleaner-burning fuel than gasoline or diesel, propane autogas vehicles require fewer …

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Proven

As the third most popular vehicle fuel worldwide, propane autogas technology is proven and widely available. Autogas is abundant in supply, with approximately 98 percent of autogas used in the U.S. produced domestically. There are also currently more than 2,500 private and public autogas fueling stations across the country. Several autogas technology vendors, such as …

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Safe

About propane autogas: Autogas ignites at 920 to 1020 degrees Fahrenheit, compared to 495 to 535 degrees for gasoline, meaning there is a decreased possibility that autogas will accidentally ignite Autogas only burns at a small fuel-to-air ratio, and it dissipates quickly into the open atmosphere, making ignition less likely Autogas is nontoxic, nonpoisonous and …

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