Propane Autogas Benefits

  • 20 percent less nitrogen oxide
  • Same horsepower, torque, and 60 percent less carbon monoxide, and up to towing capacity of traditionally 18 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions fueled vehicles
  • Meet EPA and California Air Resources
  • Allow owners to receive a 50 cent Board certification requirements per gallon rebate on propane fuel
  • Increase maintenance intervals
  • Reduce operating costs

Federal, State & Local Savings!

With lower fuel and maintenance costs, Fleet Directors and Operators nationwide are turning to AmeriGas AutoGas for their alternative fuel source. Our turn-key solutions offer real ROI enhanced by Federal, State and Local incentive programs promoting propane autogas. These financial incentives help defray near term conversion and/or infrastructure capital expenditures through tax deductions, grants and rebates.

federal incentives

Alternative Fuel Tax Exemption applies to the purchase of propane when it is being used for engine fuel in a vehicle used on a farm for farming purposes; in certain intercity and local buses; in a school bus; exclusive use by a nonprofit educational organization; and exclusive use by a state, political subdivision of a state, or Washington, D.C.

Improved Energy Technology Loans The Department of Energy provides loan guarantees for eligible projects that reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases and support early commercial use of advanced technologies, including biofuel and alternative fuel vehicles.

For a detailed list of additional incentives, laws, regulations, and programs related to propane, please visit the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC). Federal Incentives and Laws for Propane.

state & Local incentives

Most states offer incentives to encourage vehicles owners, fleet managers, and other businesses and individuals to adopt vehicles that run on propane autogas.

In total, there are more than 110 incentives offered by states to promote more environmentally friendly and energy-efficient transportation that runs on propane autogas. Incentives may include grant programs, loan programs, leasing programs, tax incentives and credits, rebate programs, and exemptions.

For a list of incentives by state, please visit the AFDC: Propane State Laws and Incentives.