Three propane-powered buses join Cherokee County’s Cherokee Area Transportation Services (CATS) fixed-route fleet. The new propane buses replaced aging vehicles. The purchase was funded using federal grants and funds from the Special Purpose Local Options Sales Tax.
ThompsonGas wants to be the leading example for a full autogas fleet. Wayne Terpstra, fleet director for the company says that autogas is an amazing, efficient option to fuel your fleet, and has been proven to be far more reliable than traditional gasoline-powered engines, with the lowest cost-of-ownership of any fuel.
Did you know that Mustangs powered by propane autogas have won national championships in drag racing for more than 12 years? While those numbers are impressive, the power of propane autogas shows up in our day-to-day lives, too. From the racetrack to the classroom to the mailbox, propane is one of most widely used American-made alternative fuels available today.
Georgia is one of the most biodiverse states in America. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the coastal beaches, the southern state has a lot to offer — and a lot to protect. But did you also know that Georgia also has deployed the most propane school buses of any state in the U.S.?
A diesel-fueled fleet can come with costly expenses. However propane autogas helps fleets save more over time by offering a lower total-cost-of-ownership. Propane vehicles also have equivalent power, offer more uptime, come with affordable infrastructure, are safe and use clean, American-made fuel.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will nearly double the funding available this year for school districts to purchase low- or zero-emission buses. The move comes in response to high demand for the program among applicants, EPA said.