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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...

2010-06-07 10:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford tells top fleet customers it will introduce a new compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane (LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas) engine prep package for its 6.8-liter F-450 and F-550 Super Duty chassis cabs later this year The F-450 and F-550 offerings expand the breadth of Ford's CNG/LPG-capable commercial and government fleet lineup, including E-Series and - coming later this year - the 2011 Transit Connect, F-53 motor home chassis...

2010-06-04 06:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Transit Connect Taxi's new compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane (LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas) engine prep package a winner for Orange County taxi company Transit Connect is built on a dedicated commercial vehicle platform and is tested to Ford's toughest truck standards. It offers a fuel-efficient 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas engine and is designed to meet the extreme demands of taxi service Transit Connect Taxi's roomy,...

2010-04-28 17:35:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., April 28, /PRNewswire/ -- Proud father, American veteran and business owner Bob Delucia is answering his country's call to action, again. Only this time he gets to do so right here on U.S. soil. Delucia began Star Limousine Service, Inc. in 1985 with the help of his daughter Angela - they had one car. Now, with a quartet of Pennsylvania taxicab and paratransit companies he owns with his two sons, Delucia is meeting the challenge for environmental stewardship and a...

2010-03-19 19:48:00

CENTURY CITY, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary long-distance natural gas driver Rainer Zietlow made a pit stop in Los Angeles yesterday at the Century Plaza Hotel to speak with journalists and alternative fuel industry stakeholders about his natural-gas marathon tour, the longest in the world. Zietlow plans on completing the Transamerican tour by motoring into Barrow, Alaska during the first week of April. Remarkably, the entire tour will be powered exclusively by compressed...


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