Propane conversion kits have gotten a lot of attention lately as gasoline prices still hover in the $4 per gallon range. With propane selling between $2 and $2.70 per gallon, depending upon the part of the country you’re in, many motorists have taken to converting their cars to this relatively inexpensive fuel.
But, more so than individual owners of domestic cars, trucks and other vehicles, fleet managers have also been buying propane conversion kits to save on fuel costs. In addition, propane is better for the environment than gasoline as it has fewer emissions. Engines that run on propane also last longer with fewer carbon deposits and fewer oil changes as well.
There is a story today of how MedCorp of Toledo, Ohio has bought and installed propane conversion kits for its fleet of ambulances. The ambulances travel around 200 miles per day and the system pays for itself in about 9 months.
The city of Ashburn, Georgia has also turned to installing propane conversion kits in its government vehicles. Besides the cost and environmental benefits the City Manager Ben Taylor has found that propane has also increased the horsepower on their vehicles.
Newark, Ohio has also gotten into the propane game. The local Energy Cooperative has purchased its first truck powered by this alt fuel. The GMC C-5500 truck uses a factory installed propane conversion fuel injection kit delivered from Detroit, Michigan.
So, as you can see many people nationwide are getting high on propane. She don’t lie, she don’t lie, she don’t lie – propane.