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- 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.
- 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.