PROPANE POWERED BUSES * USA: New ones
* New York - Linn Shuttle adds propane-powered buses to its fleet
(Photo by David Patton/Democrat-Herald: Driver John Walton lifts the hood to show the engine on one of two new propane powered Linn Shuttle buses)
Sweet Home,Albany,NY,USA -The Albany Democrat-Herald, by ALEX PAUL -13 Jan 2015: -- Two new propane-powered 24-passenger buses have been added to the Linn Shuttle fleet in a partnership that also includes Linn-Benton Community College and AmericGas, according to program manager Ken Bronson... Representatives of each group met Monday morning at LBCC’s Advanced Transportation Technology Center in Lebanon and unveiled one of the two buses... Propane burns cleanly, Bronson said, noting the engines are V-10 Fords... Each of the buses built by Blue Bird in Fort Valley, Georgia, cost $132,000, Bronson said... Advantages of using propane fuel include: lower cost per gallon; the majority of propane consumed in the U.S. is produced domestically; lower maintenance costs; cleaner emissions; propane is nontoxic...
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