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The Best Alternative Fuel for the Fleet

January 20, 2017 in Alternative Fuels, Hybrids, Opinion, propane autogas by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fleet Managers Need to Be Able to Choose ‘The Right Fuel for the Job’

Special to Fleets & Fuels by Darren Engle,
director of governmental relations with Blue Star Gas

Diversification is just smart business, but for a long time fleet managers and even fuel providers were only thinking in terms of a one alternative fuel for their entire fleet. Fortunately, the idea that fleet managers need to select one alternative fuel to meet all their needs is beginning to fade.

Propane Autogas for Utah’s Canyon

December 15, 2015 in Fleet Order, Propane, propane autogas by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A Cleaner Ride to the Slopes at Salt Lake Region Ski Areas

Salt Lake City-based Canyon Transportation, an airport shuttle company, has converted four vehicles to propane autogas operation, says Blue Star Gas, “offering skiers a more environmentally friendly ride to and from mountain resorts.”

Blue Star Propane for Beverage Vans

September 1, 2015 in Fleet Order, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

General Distributors in Oregon City Is Counting Up the Savings

Seven months after converting ten cargo vans from gasoline to propane autogas-gasoline bi-fuel operation, Oregon’s General Distributors, Inc. reports that greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced by better than 20% while the company saved an estimated $10,000 in fuel costs, says vehicle upfitter and fuel provider Blue Star Gas.

Phoenix Parking: Prins via Blue Star

March 17, 2015 in Fleet Order, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Arizona Fleet Has Cut Its Fuel Bill in Half with Propane Autogas
As Upfitter and Fuel Supplier Blue Star Active Now in Five States

Sky Harbor Airport Parking in Phoenix has saved 50% in fuel costs compared with gasoline while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20.8 tons just six months after converting its ten airport shuttles to propane autogas, upfitter Blue Star Gas reported this morning.

MasterPark Propane Pays Off Pronto

June 20, 2014 in Fleet Order, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Blue Star Gas Is Proud of Its Customer at Sea-Tac,
Which Has Seen Payback on 23 Vans in 18 Months

Blue Star Gas is talking up payback of just 18 months for its customer MasterPark, a valet parking service at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport that converted 23 of its Ford E-450 shuttle buses to propane autogas.

Blue Star Propane for the Seattle Area

February 16, 2014 in Infrastructure, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Region’s Largest Public Propane Autogas Refueling Network’

Blue Star Gas, an Alliance Autogas member, is talking up an 11-site propane autogas fueling network it says will serve more than 400 alternative fuel vehicles in Washington State’s Puget Sound region.

Oregon Ambulances Save with Propane

March 3, 2013 in Fleet Order, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Willamette Valley Transport Has Five Vans Now, Wants Ten

Willamette Valley Transport expects to save around $18,000 per year on fuel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions with five new propane autogas vans, states a report affirmed by Alliance AutoGas member Blue Star Gas. With the newly reinstated 50¢-per-gallon federal tax credit, the total rises to about $26,400.

Blue Star Gas – Reliable as Santa

December 21, 2012 in Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Himself Spotted Driving the ‘Old No. 44’ – on Propane Autogas

Oregon propane specialist Blue Star Gas is spreading holiday cheer and the word that propane autogas is reliable – and has been for some time – talking up bobtail “Old No. 44,” an International Harvester vehicle dating from the mid1960s. “In continuous service from 1966 to 2006, the classic propane autogas-powered truck now stands as a monument to dependable technology,” the company says.

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