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More than 13,000 propane autogas vehicles sold in 2017 will add 36.8 million gallons of clean fuel to u.S. Roadways

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.

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PERC Doubles Incentive for Quick-Connect Nozzle, Expands Incentive Program

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is expanding its Quick-Connect Nozzle Incentive Program availability to fleets and doubling the incentive amounts for applicants. Effective immediately, private fleets and public refueling stations are eligible to apply for the incentive program, which will now provide $100 per tank-side connector and $1,000 per hose-end connector. “The quick-connect…

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Alliance AutoGas, Donaldson Offer Propane Filters for Autogas Fleets

Alliance AutoGas, an international network providing a comprehensive propane autogas solution to medium- and heavy-duty fleets, says it has aligned with Donaldson Co. to release a new line of clean, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) filters and propane filters that remove potentially harmful particulate matter and heavy ends from propane systems. According to the joint release, the…


Westport Nets EPA Certification for Dedicated and Bi-Fuel CNG Ford F-150

Westport Innovations Inc. has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification for its dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) and bi-fuel CNG Westport WiNG Power System models of the model-year (MY) 2016 Ford 5.0-liter V8 F-150 trucks. In May, Ford announced it will offer its MY 2016 F-150 with a factory-installed, gaseous-fuel prep package, and the…

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Using propane to increase power and save fuel costs in a diesel engine

Using propane to increase power and save fuel costs in a diesel engine – Farm operators, over-the-road truckers and construction equipment operators are starting to take a hard look at using propane injected into a diesel engine to gain several advantages, including more power and reduced cost. Those marketing the dual-fuel system claim it is…

The Propane Education and Research Council displayed a Ford F-150 with the newly announced 5.0-liter gaseous prep V-8 engine early last month at ACT Expo 2015 in Dallas.

Icom North America for 5.0 Liter Propane Ford F-150

U.S. EPA Certification Is Expected this Summer Watch for Icom North America to offer liquid injection equipment for a propane autogas-gasoline bi-fuel Ford F-150 pickup with gaseous-prep 5.0-liter V-8 engine. U.S. EPA certification is expected this summer, says chairman Albert Venezio. The Propane Education and Research Council displayed a Ford F-150 with the newly announced…