Your Ford Vehicle: Powered by Propane Autogas
We are pleased to partner with ROUSH CleanTech, a Michigan-based company that designs, engineers, manufactures and installs propane autogas fuel system technology for light- and medium-duty Ford commercial vehicles.
ROUSH CleanTech offers a full line of Ford commercial vehicles fueled by propane autogas. As a Ford Tier 1 supplier and premier powertrain engineering company, ROUSH CleanTech complies with the high standards set forth by Ford’s Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) guidelines. With the QVM designation, all ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas powered vehicles maintain the same horsepower, torque and towing capacity of similar gasoline platforms. Ford’s factory warranty also remains intact with a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel system installation.
ROUSH CleanTech vehicles meet stringent Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board certification levels, as well as FMVSS, NHTSA and NFPA-58 requirements.
ROUSH CleanTech currently offers 12 Ford propane autogas fueled products, which can be seen here.
Fleets across the nation are significantly lowering their operating costs with propane autogas fueled vehicles. On average, autogas costs 40 percent less than gasoline and 50 percent less than diesel. Savings are bolstered by tax incentives for purchasing both propane-powered buses and propane fuel, including a 50-cent rebate on every gallon of propane purchased. Federal Laws and Incentives for Propane (LPG) from the United States Department of Energy. And, maintenance expenses are reduced due to the cleaner-burning properties of the fuel.
Return on Investment
ROUSH CleanTech’s propane autogas fuel systems help fleet managers meet their primary goal of maintaining the lowest possible total cost of ownership. You can calculate your projected return on investment by using the online savings calculator found at ROUSHcleantech.com.
Compared to conventional diesel counterparts, propane autogas vehicles reduce smog-producing hydrocarbons, virtually eliminate particulate matter, and lessen noise levels by about 50 percent. When compared to gasoline, propane autogas reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25 percent,nitrogen oxide emissions by 20 percent, and carbon monoxide emissions by 60 percent.
Propane autogas is the leading alternative fuel in the United States. More than 90 percent of the nation’s supply is produced domestically, with an additional 7 percent from Canada.
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