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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...

2011-04-25 11:14:00

WILLIAMSTOWN, Pa., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What's coming in the environmental movement is not originating on college campuses or in political think tanks--new and increasing momentum is the result of public and private vehicle fleets demanding environmentally friendly and American-made alternative fuels. Koppy's Propane, Inc. has joined Alliance AutoGas, a nationwide clean vehicle conversion and fueling network, to deliver clean-burning, affordable propane autogas to the rapidly...

2011-04-18 06:00:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 are excited to launch this website, which not only highlights our...

2011-04-11 13:32:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a challenge from President Barack Obama to the nation's largest fleet owners to help reduce U.S. oil imports by one third by 2025 using a number of viable alternative fuels, Congress is currently only reviewing legislation that would provide federal incentives for natural gas vehicles. Sponsored by Reps. John Sullivan (R-OK), Dan Boren (D-OK), John Larson (D-CT), and Kevin Brady (R-TX), the New Alternative Transportation to Give...


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