The HDT Editorial Advisory board evaluates the products in the areas of innovation, ability to address important industry issue, and potential to improve a fleet’s bottom line. ROUSH CleanTech’s .02g propane engine offers the lowest NOx levels in Class 4-7 vehicles. This engine is 90 percent cleaner than the current EPA’s most stringent heavy-duty engine standard.
I recently attended the World Propane Gas Association’s Innovation for Growth Summit in Washington, D.C. The meeting gathered industry leaders from around the globe to exchange ideas and discuss investment to drive innovation that will expand the use of this clean and versatile energy source.
The district’s board of education decided to take a closer look at alternatively fueled school buses after realizing the complex parts and extensive maintenance required to meet emission standards with its diesel buses. Another incentive came from a district financial policy. “Our superintendent is very intentional, making sure any transportation department savings go back into student education, equipment and the purchase of more buses for future use,” said Cliff Shearouse, Henry County School’s transportation director.