Category Archive: Vehicles

Nov
07

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

MS roadshow

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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Mar
28

Autogas Gets Law Enforcement Fleets’ Badge of Approval

marinette

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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Jan
24

Environmental Benefits of Propane Autogas

environmentally friendly car

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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Nov
28

Economic Benefits of Propane Autogas

A recent survey shows cost is the single biggest motivator behind a consumer’s decision of whether or not to adopt alternative fuels. Fortunately, price is one of propane autogas’ biggest selling points. The most obvious and immediate savings from using autogas can be seen at the pump. Autogas costs about $1.00 less per gallon than …

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Oct
31

Frequently Asked Questions: Propane Autogas Technology

spadp faq tech

This is the second post of a two-part series to answer some frequently asked questions about propane autogas and autogas vehicles. Today we’re answering questions about propane autogas technology. Can my vehicle be converted to run on propane autogas? The Alliance Autogas website has a list of vehicle makes and models that are eligible for …

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Oct
27

Frequently Asked Questions: Propane Autogas Fuel

spadp faq fuel

This is the first post of a two-part series to answer some frequently asked questions about propane autogas and autogas vehicles. Today we’re answering questions about propane autogas fuel. Is the propane used for my vehicle different than the kind used for my barbeque? Yes, there are several different blends and grades of propane and …

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Oct
06

SPADP partner converting police cruisers to run on autogas

baker

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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Jan
25

Autogas fleets will benefit from recent tax package

Fleets will enjoy a 50-cent-per-gallon tax credit on Autogas through 2011

Previously expired federal alternative fuel tax credits were renewed in the December lame-duck Congressional session, providing Autogas fleets additional economic incentive. The tax package – H.R. 4853 – includes the following Autogas provisions: Excise Tax Credits and Outlay Payments for Alternative Fuel and Alternative Fuel Mixtures Extends 50-cent-per-gallon alternative fuel tax credit for Autogas purchases through …

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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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Nov
03

Program promotes clean propane autogas at Virginia Odyssey Day events

Propane Autogas vehicle displayed at Odyssey Day

The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program had displays at two Odyssey Day events in Virginia on October 15 to share information about the Program and the benefits of propane Autogas vehicles. Odyssey Day is held every two years and is the nation’s largest alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle event. This year, Odyssey Day was …

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