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2010-11-09 15:38:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a press release distributed November 8, Autogas for America stakeholder ROUSH® CleanTech has called the exclusion of propane Autogas from U.S. Senate Bills S. 3815 and S. 3495 "a disservice to national energy policy." The bills, introduced on September 21 and June 15, respectively, exclude propane Autogas from a range of incentives, instead favoring electric vehicles and natural gas vehicles. "In a few short months, Autogas...

2010-11-05 17:08:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As the West Coast arm of Alliance AutoGas, California-based Blue Star Gas is leading the charge for growth in the Western U.S. AutoGas market. Blue Star Gas has rolled out an AutoGas fueling station to provide Santa Rosa-area vehicle fleets with this clean, economical fuel. "As an Alliance AutoGas partner, we recognize the need to start building the AutoGas market by working with public and private vehicle fleets," says Blue Star Gas CEO...

2010-10-22 07:45:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office is hosting a media event to celebrate its transition to clean alternative fueling. The tour will feature the county's new propane Autogas vehicles and newly implemented propane Autogas fueling station. The Sheriff's Office will give a propane Autogas fueling demonstration, offer visitors the opportunity to look under the hood of a propane Autogas vehicle, and provide information about the impact this...

2010-10-14 15:37:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program will have 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 will be celebrated on October 15 at more than 100 locations across the United States. The Program will...

2010-09-29 12:07:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In what is slated to be the nation's largest single-state propane AutoGas fueling network, Indiana's Department of Transportation has awarded Alliance AutoGas a $3.2 million contract for the implementation of 115 clean AutoGas fueling stations. This network is the first of its kind, providing Indiana's public and private fleet vehicles with easily accessible, statewide AutoGas fueling. The project will help Indiana eliminate the logistical...

2010-09-15 13:12:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- West Palm Beach, Florida-based Peninsula Propane and Pendergrass, Georgia-based Force 911 converted 50 vehicles from gasoline to clean propane Autogas last month as part of the groundbreaking Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program. The $8.6 million Recovery Act-funded Program will put nearly 1,200 propane Autogas vehicles on the road in nine Southeast states and Washington D.C., implement at least 20 refueling stations, and create dozens...

2010-09-10 10:38:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Two South Carolina vehicle conversion centers, Greenville County and Light'N'Up, deployed 15 propane Autogas vehicles last month as part of a large-scale, Recovery Act-funded alternative fuel vehicle project in the Southeast United States. The historic Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program will convert nearly 1,200 vehicles from conventional gasoline to propane Autogas and implement over 20 refueling stations, addressing the critical...

2010-08-31 03:54:00

LONDON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Stringent carbon dioxide (CO2) emission norms, government regulations, and ecological standards will be the key drivers for the growth of liquefied petroleum gas/compressed natural gas (LPG/CNG) vehicles in developed countries, particularly in the European Union (EU). On the one hand, CNG vehicles are expected to experience significant growth in the coming years in Europe. On the other hand, LPG vehicles will continue to be a competitive option due to EU...

2010-08-02 17:22:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Autogas for America continues to petition for propane's inclusion in the Senate's Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act legislation. "The organization is urging the Senate to include propane Autogas in the definition of natural gas for all legislation". Sen. Reid's pared-down energy package, which aims to alter the spill-liability cap for oil companies while incentivizing alternative fuel and electric vehicle adoption, is one of several...

2010-07-29 10:05:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The first vehicle converted to propane Autogas under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program is on the road, with thirty more program vehicles slated to be running on Autogas by the end of August. Administered by Virginia Clean Cities at James Madison University, the program will deploy nearly 1,200 propane Autogas vehicles, reducing air pollutants such as carbon monoxide, soot and smog-causing emissions when compared to traditional...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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