The Ethanol Papers - Paperturn manuscript - Flipbook - Page 81
NO NEW GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLES IN THE
U.S. BY 2014...How It Can Be Done!
Originally published June 23, 2008, and updated January 15, 2011
A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to sit down over breakfast with Roy
W. Willis, President and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council,
to talk about propane as a vehicle fuel. Roy and I were at the Hyatt Regency in
Washington, DC; the site of the 2008 Propane Days National Conference. This
article features the video recording that I made of that conversation. Although I
originally planned to only use the video as a reference source, I found that it
contained too much great information to be transcribed. Fortunately, Roy Willis
generously consented to allow The Auto Channel to use the video in its entirety.
The video is presented in two parts.
There are, right now in America, there are two very workable fuel solutions to the ongoing energy crisis that we
seem to be facing that almost every homeowner and
apartment-dweller uses on at least a semi-regular basis:
CNG (compressed natural gas) and propane.
Roy W. Willis, President
In the overview of this “NO NEW GASOLINE-POW- & CEO of the Propane
ERED VEHICLES…” challenge, I set forth the requisites Education &Research
for a gasoline alternative future. To recap, we need an