Nestle Waters North America, a large beverage company based in Stamford, Conn., has announced the deployment of more than 400 additional medium-duty ReadyRefresh by Nestle beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas. The company now operates nearly 600 of these alternatively fueled trucks, which make up about 30% of its total North American fleet.
Phillips Energy, Inc., a fuel related energy provider in Southeastern Virginia, has partnered with regional automotive repair facility Harris Garage, Inc. on Autogas fleet conversion efforts. Working together, the companies are helping area fleet operators take advantage of government incentives to configure vehicles to run on LPG.
A new bill signed into law in Texas is expected to reduce emissions from the state fleet. Under the Texas Fuels bill, state agencies with 15 or more state-owned vehicles will need to purchase vehicles that run on compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), ethanol or methanol blends, biodiesel, hydrogen fuel cells, or electricity.
The alternative fuels industry in the U.S. is facing many complex questions, but they can be distilled down to two main concerns: Is there still a place for low-carbon fuels in a nation that has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement? And, would these fuels be relevant if there were fewer government incentives backing them and fewer emissions reduction goals driving the conversation forward?
Phillips Energy Inc., a fuel-related energy provider in southeastern Virginia, says it has partnered with regional automotive repair facility Harris Garage Inc. to help area fleet operators convert vehicles to run on propane autogas. As reported, the companies will work to help fleet operators…