ARI(R) & ROUSH CleanTech Partner to Provide Alternative Fuel Evaluation
ARI's Demo Vehicle Offers Customers a Firsthand Look at Propane Autogas Technology
ARI(R), Automotive Resources International, a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, today unveiled its ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas demo vehicle. ARI in partnership with ROUSH CleanTech, a leader in alternative fuel technology, will provide in-house demonstrations of this groundbreaking technology to its clients.
"We're excited and eager to share this green fleet option with our customers," said Carl Ortell, ARI President. "It's important for our clients to fully understand any technology before they implement it, and this propane demonstration vehicle will give them hands-on experience with how the vehicle functions and performs."
ARI has an extensive in-house demonstration center at its headquarters in Mt. Laurel, NJ. Clients and vendors are encouraged to watch sustainability, software, telematics, training and equipment demonstrations in order to make the most educated decision based on their unique needs. The center has a variety of green technologies, and the addition of the ROUSH CleanTech vehicle will play an important role.
"We are thrilled to add yet another leading service-oriented business to our list of partners," said Todd Mouw, ROUSH CleanTech's vice president of sales and marketing. "ARI's decision to provide an on-site demonstration of our clean innovation proves their commitment to increasing sustainability through education and innovation."
ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas technology burns cleaner in engines, resulting in reduced operating costs and the potential for longer engine life, with 60 percent less carbon monoxide, up to 24 percent less greenhouse gas emissions, and fewer particulate emissions when compared to gasoline. Additionally, propane autogas is a proven cost-effective, safe and highly reliable alternative fuel, with 90 percent of U.S. propane supplies produced domestically.
About ARI(R), Automotive Resources International (http://www.arifleet.com/) ARI, a subsidiary of Holman Automotive based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is the fastest growing fleet management company in the world. As a single-source fleet management leader, ARI customizes innovative solutions that streamline fleet operations, help lower the cost of fleet ownership and create long-term value for customers.
Today, with a workforce numbering more than 1,800 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe, the company manages over 760,000 cars, trucks and equipment in North America and, combined with its strategic partners, more than 1.8 million fleet vehicles globally.
About ROUSH CleanTech: Based in Michigan, ROUSH CleanTech offers dedicated liquid propane autogas fuel systems for a variety of light- and medium-duty Ford vehicles, including the F-150, F-250 and F-350 pickup truck series; the F-450 and F-550 chassis cab truck series; the E-150, E-250 and E-350 van and wagon series; the E-350 and E-450 cutaway van series; and the Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision. Currently offered through authorized Ford dealerships around the country, the ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel system delivers the same factory Ford performance characteristics and serviceability with a 5-year/60,000-mile limited warranty. Customers can reduce operating costs significantly while reducing vehicle emissions. Complete details on ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas offerings can be found online at ROUSHcleantech.com or by calling 800.59.ROUSH.