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The power of benchmarking

October 29, 2013 - By

A farmer walked into the henhouse one morning with an ostrich egg in his hand and said, “Look girls, this is what they are doing down the road.” When we benchmark with the best in our industry, it causes us to rethink the way we do business. It shocks us into the realization that we have adopted self-limiting beliefs, such... read more

Toro mower engines updated to improve fuel efficiency, reduce costs

October 28, 2013 - By

Toro updated its line of Z Master Professional 5000 Series propane mowers with new closed-loop electronic fuel injection Kohler Command Pro propane engines. read more

Nearly 1,200 fleet vehicles converted through autogas program

October 28, 2013 - By

Virginia Clean Cities converted 1,189 vehicles through the recently completed Southeast Propane Autogas Development Program (SPADP). According to Virginia Clean Cities, the program spanned across 12 states and impacted 36 fleets in the Southeast. The vehicle conversions in SPADP took fleet vehicles that ran on gasoline and upfitted them with a bi-fuel Prins VSI propane autogas system. read more

Crop drying at a standstill in Upper Midwest

October 25, 2013 - By

Commercial truck drivers delivering propane in Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota were given hours-of-service exemptions so they can meet crop-drying needs. read more

Eight autogas vehicles added to transportation company’s fleet

October 25, 2013 - By

Knight’s Airport Limousine Service Inc. added propane autogas vehicles to its fleet and unveiled them recently at a special event. read more

John Deere kit converts mowers to propane systems

October 25, 2013 - By

EnviroGard, a propane fuel systems developer, created a kit for landscape contractors who want to convert John Deere commercial mowers to propane. read more

Dielectric propane regulators available from Bergquist

October 25, 2013 - By

Bergquist Inc. is now offering Cavagna Group's Kosan+ Guardian dielectric second-stage regulators. read more

Cylinder theft keeps propane retailers searching for solutions

October 24, 2013 - By

One propane retailer discusses how it's working to prevent cylinder theft. read more

One state’s efforts to address an aging industry

October 24, 2013 - By

The propane industry is one largely made up of older people. read more

Propane bobtail, school bus project pushed back

October 22, 2013 - By

Full production of the Freightliner S2G propane commercial chassis, originally scheduled for early this year, has been delayed until January 2014. read more