Category Archive: Partners

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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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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Oct
06

SPADP partner converting police cruisers to run on autogas

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Baker Equipment, a conversion center in the Program, is currently converting dozens of Virginia law enforcement vehicles to run on propane autogas, and the rate of completed conversions is consistently increasing these past few weeks. We’d like to congratulate our conversion partner Baker Equipment for their success and thank them for all their help in …

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Sep
26

In the news: SPADP helps convert police cruisers to autogas

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SPADP is in the news again, this time for helping to convert eight police cars from gasoline to propane autogas for the Augusta County Sheriff’s office in Virginia. The $46,000 grant for vehicle conversions was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the United States Department of Energy. The project is being administered by …

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Apr
18

SPADP launches new website as resource for America’s vehicle fleets to learn about leading alternative fuel

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The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program has launched a new website (www.usepropaneautogas.com) to increase awareness of the benefits of propane autogas and to provide fleets with information about how to get up and running on this clean alternative fuel. Autogas is domestically produced, clean-burning, and costs about a dollar less per gallon than gasoline. “We …

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Nov
03

Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office celebrates adoption of alternative fuels with vehicle and facility tour

Muscogee County Sheriff Darr addresses media at vehicle and facility tour

On Friday, October 22, the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office hosted a media event to celebrate its transition to clean alternative fueling. The tour featured the county’s new propane Autogas vehicles and newly implemented propane Autogas fueling station. The Sheriff’s Office gave a propane Autogas fueling demonstration, offered visitors the opportunity to look under the hood …

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Sep
22

Fifty propane autogas vehicles hit the roads in Florida, Georgia under program

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West Palm Beach, Florida-based Peninsula Propane and Pendergrass, Georgia-based Force 911 converted 50 vehicles from gasoline to clean propane Autogas during the month of August as part of the groundbreaking Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program. The $8.6 million Recovery Act-funded Program will put nearly 1,200 propane Autogas vehicles on the road in nine Southeast states …

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Sep
22

South Carolina vehicle conversion centers deploy first round of propane autogas vehicles

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Two South Carolina vehicle conversion centers, Greenville County and Light’N’Up, deployed 15 propane Autogas vehicles in August as part of the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program.  The historic initiative will convert nearly 1,200 vehicles from conventional gasoline to propane Autogas and implement over 20 refueling stations, addressing the critical need to reduce U.S. dependence on …

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