Category Archive: About Autogas

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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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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Jan
24

Environmental Benefits of Propane Autogas

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Along with its practical and economic benefits, autogas is a clean-burning fuel that is better for the environment than traditional fuels like gasoline. Fleets that switch to clean autogas can help reduce emissions and establish a green image that can attract customers. Propane autogas is listed as a clean alternative fuel in the 1990 Clean …

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