Fleet managers consider propane as a diesel fuel alternative

With diesel prices rising, companies and government agencies are giving alternative fuels serious consideration. While biodiesel and even cooking oil has been used as truck fuel, another contender is propane.

Could propane make the leap from the backyard grill to your truck’s fuel tanks?

VenturaCountyStar.com reports on a recent show held by a liquid-energy company, featuring vehicles powered by propane and experts to answer questions about propane’s safety and ease of use.

While propane is cheaper than diesel and emits lower levels of pollution, finding the money to buy new vehicles and infrastructure to maintain propane engines is still a challenge.

Source: VenturaCountyStar.com

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