Propane Makes Good Sense

Doing Something That Can Make A Difference!

  • Excellent driving range – similar range to gasoline with equal capacity. Equivalent fuel economy to gasoline. 300 to 500 miles per fill-up for most vehicles.
  • Reduce Costs – In most markets, $.60 to $1.50 savings per gallon.
  • Reduced engine wear and service requirements providing longer engine life.


Extremely Safe

  • Considered safer than gasoline or diesel by DOT and EPA.
  • LPG fuel tank is 20 times stronger than gasoline tank.
  • Very Narrow range of flammability.
  • Stored in a closed system under moderate pressure.
  • Convenient Refueling
  • Existing infrastructure throughout the U.S.
  • Inexpensive refueling stations can be installed on-site.
  • Only 3 to 5 minutes to refuel a vehicle.
  • Fuel pilferage becomes a non-issue


Popularity of Propane

  • Oven 9 million passenger vehicles worldwide.
  • Over 400,000 passenger vehicles in the U.S.
  • 9% of passenger vehicles in Holland.
  • 8% of passenger vehicles in South Korea.
  • Over 1.2 million passenger vehicles in Italy alone.
  • Has been used as a motor fuel since 1913.
  • Can also be used as a dual-fuel on diesels.


Environmental, Economic Benefits and Energy Security

  • Significantly lower emissions than gasoline or diesel.
  • Will not contaminate ground water.
  • Will never spoil or go bad.
  • Over 90% of all LPG used in U.S. is produced in the U.S., the rest is from non-OPEC countries.


Federal Tax Credit Incentives

Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Conversion Tax Credit – covers partial cost of conversion of certain vehicle conversions. Businesses and individuals are eligible for an income tax credit of up to 50% of the equipment and labor costs for converting vehicles to operate using alternative fuels.

Alternative Refueling Credit – assists in costs of installing a refueling station in a trade, business or residential application. Expires 12/31/2016.

Volumetric Excise Tax Credit – provides a rebate of up to $.50 per gallon of alternate fuel bought and used. Expires 12/31/2016.