The ARRO Blog

What Do You Know About Propane Autogas?

Vehicles  that run on propane autogas are cleaner, more efficient, and are  comparable in performance to diesel and gasoline powered counterparts.  These benefits coupled with so many others show us that these vehicles  are a great choice for fleets. How much basic knowledge do you have  about propane autogas vehicles and this fuel that allows them to  maintain the torque and horsepower of conventionally fueled vehicles? Propane Autogas is SAFE For over 80 years, propane autogas has been used to power  vehicles. Although the ARRO Autogas brand was established in 2008, our  parent company, Delt... Learn More

Posted on Aug 24, 2018

The Hidden Costs of Implementing Electric School Buses

In California and across the nation, electric school buses are a hot, new item. Most school districts understand the initial cost of these buses is high and are able to utilize grant dollars to purchase them. Although grants and incentives help tremendously, there are other costs associated with any alternative fuel option that are not always covered by state funding. Fully understanding the cost of technology being invested in is important and we often don't hear about the costs for refueling or charging infrastructure.   For an electric bus, $600 to $4,000 dollars isn’t a terrible price tag ... Learn More

Posted on Jun 05, 2018

Propane Commercial Mowers on the Rise

Did you know it is estimated that there are 20,000 commercial propane mowers in operation today in the U.S.? According to research done by the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC), in the last few years the number of contractors, landscaping companies, and golf courses utilizing propane to power their fleet has increased significantly. There are now 14 original engine manufacturers (OEM) that produce approximately 150 propane mower models and four aftermarket conversion kit manufacturers, making the switch to a propane powered commercial mower easier than ever!   Many landscap... Learn More

Posted on May 02, 2018

Do You Know The Hidden Effects of Electric Vehicles?

What is your first thought when contemplating the energy efficiency of an electric powered vehicle? More than likely you are thinking that it is a green alternative - no tailpipe emissions! Although this may be the case, have you given thought to how that vehicle came to be or where the electricity to power it came from? Production of Lithium and Cobalt Already electric vehicles (EVs) are popular among light-duty vehicle users and electric vehicle production is starting to move into the heavy-duty sector. It is necessary to consider the environmental implications these vehicles will have for o... Learn More

Posted on Apr 03, 2018

How and Why Other Nations Take Advantage of Propane Autogas Benefits

Using propane as a transportation fuel is clean, affordable, and provides comparable power to conventional fuels. Many countries around the world recognize these qualities and the use of propane autogas globally is not only stable but climbing. Here are just a few of the many countries that have chosen the autogas route:   Canada Propane is the most popular alternative fuel for our neighbors to the north, primarily used by public and private fleet vehicles such as taxis, school buses, and transit vehicles. In Canada, propane is the autofuel of choice for fleets because in many places it is abo... Learn More

Posted on Mar 03, 2018