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Nicholas Trucking on cutting costs and emissions

Early success with propane-powered trucks has the fleet planning to replace more diesel trucks.

Allegan County Transportation switches to propane transit buses

Allegan County Transportation’s propane buses better prepare the county for national emissions requirements set to be implemented in 2024 and 2027

Trico Propane renews with NoCell

NoCell Technologies, a provider of proactive distracted driving technology for fleets, recently announced that Trico Propane has renewed its contract with the company and is outfitting its fleet of delivery and service vehicles with additional NOCELL devices. Headquartered in Rogers, Texas, Trico Propane (Tri-Co) was established in 1992. The family-owned business provides residential and commercial services

Westport to provide Ford F-150 with dedicated propane package

Westport Innovations Inc., manufacturer of natural gas engines and vehicles, has announced that the company will offer dedicated, liquid propane systems for 2016 Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks. This new liquid propane system will be offered in addition to Westport’s compressed natural gas (CNG) package for 2016 Ford F-150 trucks. Both fuel options are part of the

The 2015 Ford F-150 towed a loaded trailer in over 100-degree heat up a 13 percent grade to the Davis Dam in Arizona.
PERC joins task force supporting alternative fuel emergency vehicles

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has joined a national task force promoting the addition of alternative fuel vehicles to emergency response fleets. The Initiative for Resiliency in Energy through Vehicles is one of 11 projects funded by the Department of Energy Clean Cities program to accelerate the growth of the alternative fuel vehicles

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. showcases expanded S2G applications

As it enters its first full year of production, the propane-autogas S2G chassis from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC) is demonstrating its capabilities for additional applications at the 2015 NTEA Work Truck Show. FCCC debuted the S2G at the 2013 Work Truck Show with an initial focus on marketing the truck to the propane delivery segment,

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Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. announces production of propane-autogas chassis

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. announced it started full production of its propane-autogas S2G medium-duty work truck. The S2G pairs FCCC’s S2 chassis with the only factory-installed propane autogas engine and fuel system available for the medium-duty truck market. The S2G is powered by an 8-liter V8 “big block” engine—featuring a CleanFUEL USA liquid propane system—offering

The UPS deployment strategy, plans to add propane-powered trucks

It would be an understatement to say that UPS has been fielding alternative fuel powered package delivery vehicles for a considerable amount of time. After all, the company’s first all-electric truck went into service in New York City—in 1934. Today, UPS remains an aggressive user of alternative fuel vehicles. It currently operates more than 3,150

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UPS invests in propane for US delivery fleet

UPS announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million. The propane fleet will replace gasoline- and diesel-fueled vehicles used largely in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma with other states pending. Operations will