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Ala. Agency Converts 30 Vehicles to Propane Autogas

August 2, 2012
The Mobile (Ala.) Police Department is converting 30 cruisers to run on clean propane autogas, according to Alliance Autogas.

N.C. Agency Running 10 Crown Vics On Propane Fuel

August 5, 2011
The agency estimates it will reduce the amount of gasoline used in a year by 30,000 to 36,000 gallons and save at least $30,000 in fuel costs with the move. The department also expects reduced maintenance costs due to the high-octane rating of propane fuel.

Georgia Sheriff Saving $105,000 a Year with Propane Fuel

March 2, 2011
The department now has 36 patrol cars in its fleet that act as hybrid propane vehicles. For the conversion, a separate propane fuel system is added that allows the vehicles to switch between propane fuel and traditional gasoline.

Georgia Deputy Leaps From Flaming Propane-Fueled Cruiser

October 26, 2010
The interior of the car caught fire, when Deputy Gary Cox decided to light up a cigarette. The agency is investigating whether there was a leak and has suspended propane use.

Saving Green by Going Green

October 14, 2009

"We are all looking to reduce future costs," says Chief Robert Stewart of the Cotati (Calif.) Police Department, whose department sought to save money by reducing its energy use with a new police facility. While green features added $700,000 to the project's final tab, Stewart expects a rapid return on the investment in reduced energy costs.

Force 911 Installs Hybrid Propane Fuel Units for Georgia Sheriff's Department

July 30, 2009
Force 911 completed the installation of 30 hybrid propane fuel systems for the Jackson County (Ga.) Sheriff's Department. The fuel conversions create a dual fuel system in each vehicle, allowing it to run on traditional gasoline or propane gas.

Georgia Sheriff Adds 30 Hybrid Propane Patrol Vehicles

July 23, 2009
Force 911 has completed the installation of 30 hybrid propane fuel systems for Jackson County (Ga.) Sheriff's Department. The fuel conversions create a dual fuel system in each vehicle, allowing it to run on traditional gasoline or propane gas. The county was able to purchase the propane fuel systems using seized drug funds.

ZAP Zappy 3 Pro Scooter

September 1, 2006
The Zappy 3 Pro scooter can speed up to 13 miles per hour and has a range of 24 miles. The scooter has a 350-watt geared motor and requires two sealed lead acid batteries. It weighs 79 pounds, comes in white or blue, and recharges in four to six hours.
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