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Propane Council of Texas offers business fleets incentives for new or converted propane autogas vehicles

20 December 2013

The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT)—a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the use of cleaner-burning, domestically produced propane—is offering incentives to private Texas vehicle fleets that are new to propane autogas.

The Propane Council of Texas defines a private fleet as a business fleet with three or more vehicles registered in Texas. Incentives are available for the purchase of new, dedicated original equipment manufacturer (OEM) propane autogas vehicles up to $7,500. The Propane Council is also offering incentives for vehicles converted to propane autogas up to $5,000. The program cap is $15,000 per fleet. In return for the incentive, vehicle incentive recipients will be required to provide data on their fleet.

The funds are seed money for fleets for to try their first two or three propane autogas vehicles. We believe after their first couple propane autogas vehicles fleets will see the benefits of going propane without the incentive and continue to adopt propane into their fleet.

—Jackie Mason, Education and Marketing Director for the Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT)

The benefits of propane autogas include a 30 to 50 percent reduction in fuel costs, a decrease in the amount of harmful emissions, and reduced vehicle maintenance due to propane’s high-octane rating. Two-thirds of the US’ propane supply is produced in Texas.

The Propane Council of Texas has been distributing business fleet incentives since 2010. Many private fleets across Texas are already fueling with propane autogas, including delivery and service companies, shuttle services, telecommunications companies and landscapers.

The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) is promoting the business fleet incentive program through its Propane Autogas: Fueling Texas campaign. The public awareness campaign has traveled across the state and produced a wide range of educational materials to promote the benefits of running vehicles and mowers on propane autogas.

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