With more than 2,500 stations nationwide, propane autogas has one of the most widely developed fueling infrastructure of any alternative fuel in the United States. Additionally, autogas fueling stations can be installed at the fleet base and different sizes of fuel tanks are available to provide organizations an easily scalable fueling solution.
Propane autogas costs an average of $1.00 less per gallon than gasoline, but the exact cost will vary from state to state and is based on the contracts fleets establish with their local fuel providers. The cost of implementing autogas fueling infrastructure is extremely cost-effective and is less expensive than infrastructure for other alternative fuels like natural gas. Additionally, the time it takes to fuel a propane autogas vehicle is roughly the same as the time it takes to refuel gasoline vehicles − about six to eight minutes.
The Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (AFDC) website is a resource that provides different tools and information about alternative-fueled vehicles and alternative fueling stations across the U.S. Here are some useful AFDC tools:
The process for fueling an autogas vehicle is similar to filling up a gasoline or diesel vehicle. Take a look at this video - produced by Blossman Gas, the fuel provider for the Program − to learn more about the properties and safe handling of propane autogas.