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2011-07-13 16:08:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP), one of the largest distributors of propane, recognized today the decision by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to begin a shift of that state's approximately 10,000 vehicles to various alternative fuels that include propane autogas. Ferrellgas representatives were on hand yesterday with a ROUSH liquid propane injection Ford E-350 van when Gov. McDonnell signed an executive order at the Virginia Office of...

2011-07-13 06:00:00

NANTUCKET, Mass., July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Alliance AutoGas partner Nantucket Energy Corp., LLC, will help supply community fleets on the island of Nantucket with clean, affordable propane autogas. The U.S. autogas supply is 90 percent American made, so running vehicles on autogas ultimately decreases our nation's dependence on foreign oil--a goal consistent with the historically independent, resourceful spirit of Nantucket. "Partnering with Alliance AutoGas to provide an...

2011-06-10 11:30:00

GENEVA, N.Y., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Phelps Sungas held the grand opening of the first public propane autogas fueling station in Geneva, N.Y. Launched in conjunction with the Alliance AutoGas nationwide clean vehicle fueling and conversion network, the station will provide the Finger Lakes area with easy access to environmentally friendly, affordable propane autogas. Roland Penta, Chairman of the National Propane Gas Association and President of Phelps Sungas, hosted the...

2011-06-08 06:05:00

~Accretive Acquisition of Global Natural Gas Systems Provider Expands Westport's Juniper Engines Business; Conference Call Being Held Today to Discuss~ VANCOUVER, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, today announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement to purchase Emer S.p.A. (Emer),of Brescia, Italy for Euro 27 million (approximately US$39.6...

2011-05-31 12:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Autogas for America, the unified voice of the U.S. autogas market, commends the introduction of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act ("Propane GAS Act") of 2011 (H.R. 2014/S. 1120) in the House and Senate last week. The bill calls for extension of current and previous incentives for propane autogas and represents an important step toward legislative parity for this American-made alternative vehicle fuel. "After months of pushing for parity in...

2011-05-27 14:06:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FGP) today applauded a significant step toward a greener, more fuel-efficient future for America with the introduction of the Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act of 2011 (H.R.2014/S.1120). The "Propane GAS Act," introduced by Representatives Dan Boren (D-OK) and Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), would extend through 2016 existing tax credits for the purchase of...

2011-05-10 15:20:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Alternative Clean Transportation Conference and Expo featured presentations from the administrator of the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, Virginia Clean Cities (VCC). Funded by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act and the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities, the grant program is converting more than 1,000 vehicles from gasoline to propane autogas and implementing more than 25 propane autogas fueling...

2011-05-04 09:32:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance AutoGas partner Blue Star Gas is appearing at the 2011 ACT Expo and Propane Engine Fuel Summit this week to educate attendees on the benefits of running fleet vehicles on propane autogas. Blue Star Gas Director of Marketing Darren Engle represents nationwide autogas network Alliance AutoGas in multiple forums, May 3-6. Alliance AutoGas provides autogas vehicle conversions, on-site fueling infrastructure and fuel supply, as well as...

2011-04-29 09:29:00

SALEM, Ore., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Star Gas, with the support of the Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition, announces the grand opening of a public propane autogas card-lock station in Salem, Ore., at 12:30 p.m. PT today. This latest effort to make autogas fueling readily available to Pacific Northwest fleets arrives on the heels of the new Blue Star Gas public autogas station in Medford, which opened in February. Clean-burning, economical autogas is the most widely used...

2011-04-27 07:22:00

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Detroit area organizations--Wright & Filippis, ROUSH CleanTech, and Clean Energy Coalition--are growing a greener future through the use of domestically produced, clean-burning propane autogas technology. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held today at 11 a.m. at the Wright & Filippis Distribution Center located at 2638 Bond Street, Rochester Hills, Mich., the site of the recently installed 1,000-gallon propane fuel tank...