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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...

2010-07-27 14:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Reid is on track to release the details of his new, pared-down energy plan today. In addition to some other energy-related provisions, the plan is expected to provide tax breaks for natural gas vehicles and infrastructure. But advocates of propane Autogas, an alternative vehicle fuel widely used by public and private vehicle fleets, are pushing the Senate to include Autogas along with natural gas in the vehicle and infrastructure incentive...

2010-07-19 12:39:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Geneva, New York-based Phelps Sungas, Inc. is the newest propane AutoGas fuel supplier to join the national vehicle conversion and fueling network, Alliance AutoGas. Founded in New York in 1939, Phelps Sungas, Inc. is one of the upstate area's oldest propane dealers - boasting more than 70 years of bringing affordable propane and top-tier customer service to the residents of New York's Finger Lakes region. Sungas, with its service-centric...

2010-07-15 15:59:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the use of alternative fuel vehicles (AFV's) gains acceptance nationwide, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack attended an AFV facility tour and media briefing at Baker Equipment, in Richmond, Virginia. The event celebrated the initiation of the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, an extensive and groundbreaking Department of Energy Clean Cities-supported project that is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This...

2010-07-15 15:54:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack participated in a media briefing and facility tour at Baker Equipment in Richmond, VA, as part of a White House effort to highlight its support of alternative fuel vehicles. Today's briefing outlined the progress of the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, a partnership between Virginia Clean Cities and Alliance AutoGas, which received nearly nine million dollars in ARRA grant funds...

2010-07-15 15:45:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack attended a media event and facility tour of Baker Equipment in Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate the first vehicle converted under the Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program, a large-scale project that will convert vehicles from conventional gasoline to propane Autogas as part of an $8.6 million Recovery Act grant. An estimated 21 green jobs will be created for every $1 million expended in the...

2010-06-24 18:13:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning at the Port Columbus International Airport, Clean Fuels Ohio together with Alliance AutoGas and Columbus Yellow Cab showcased the latest green fleet vehicles to hit Ohio roads. The event included a press conference and 'ride n' drive' featuring taxis, airport shuttles, school buses and an ambulance - all powered by propane AutoGas. A state-wide energy non-profit (Clean Cities Coalition), Clean Fuels Ohio collaborated with the Department...

2010-06-17 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Washington D.C. Alliance AutoGas President Stuart Weidie announced the launch of Autogas for America. Autogas for America aims to eliminate thousands of tons of harmful vehicle emissions and to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Billed as "the unified voice of the U.S. Autogas market," the initiative encourages and enables U.S. vehicle fleets to use propane Autogas instead of gasoline. Autogas for America will bring together Autogas...