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Roush Blue Birds for Tippecanoe Schools

May 28, 2013 in Fleet Order, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Pilot Program Alone Has Already Saved $10,000 in Fuel Costs

The Lafayette, Ind.-based Tippecanoe School Corp has saved more than $10,000 on just five propane autogas school buses, the Propane Education & Research Council reports, noting that TSC serves 19 schools covering 465 square miles and owns 160 buses transporting some 12,000 students daily, accumulating a million miles of travel per school year.

Indianapolis Wants Off Oil

December 18, 2012 in CNG, Electric Drive, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Plug-Ins and CNG Answer ‘Vital National Security Issue’

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard has ordered that all of his city’s light duty non-police vehicles will be either battery or plug-in hybrid electrics by 2025, with heavy fleet vehicles changed over to CNG. He’s looking for automakers to step up and develop a plug-in police car, too.

updated December 19

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