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Alternative Fuels – Part I

Alternative Fuels – Part I

Commercial Carrier Journal

Philip Squair, senior vice president of global and public affairs for the National Propane Gas Association, refers to propane fleets ranging from police cruisers to Las Vegas taxis, and test vehicles being run by the likes of UPS, Pepsi and Frito-Lay. While propane has made its biggest impact in light-duty vehicles, it now is fueling everything from street sweepers to school buses.

“Propane is the world’s third-largest motor fuel already,” Squair says; the United States has been slow to adopt it. There are about 200,000 propane vehicles on American roads; even Poland has more than that.

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