Fleet Research: What Do Fleet Managers Want In an Alternative Fuel Vehicle Application?
Fleet Research Reduced Operating Costs Reliability Performance Warranty & Serviceability Positive Environmental Impact Fuel Availability Operating Range
Propane Delivers…. 20-30% GHG reduction 35-40% less than gas 97% from North American sources Comparable range to gas/diesel 3,000 plus fueling stations and growing Abundant supply Wide variety of choices from vehicles to lawn equipment OEM support Service via existing dealer network Equal HP, torque and towing compared to gas ROI is positive without government incentives
Product Overview – Vans & Wagons Ford E-150 / E-250 / E-350 Model Years:2009 & newer Engine Size:5.4L V8 (2V) Applications:All Cargo configurations All Passenger configurations Single Rear-Wheel Cutaway Tank Sizes:Under-Floor – 25 gallons Ordering:Ford Ship Through Conversion Kits Certification:EPA CARB (pending)
Product Overview – Cutaway Vans Ford E-450 Cutaway Model Years:2009 – 2011 Engine Size:6.8L V10 (2V) Applications:Dual Rear-Wheel Cutaway 5-Speed Auto Transmission Tank Sizes:Under-Floor – 43 gallons Ordering:Ford Ship Through Conversion Kits Timing:Q4 2010
Future Product Development Ford F-450 / F-550 6.8L V10 (3V) Ford F-59 Strip Chassis 6.8L V10 (3V) Ford F-250 / F-350 6.2L V8 (3V) Ford Transit Connect Ford F-650/750 Ford F-150 Ford F-550 Ford F-59 Strip Chassis Ford Transit Connect
Return On Investment… Capital CostGASOLINEPROPANESAVINGS Purchase Price$25,000.00$35,400.00-$10,400.00 Federal Alternative Motor Vehicle Tax Credit (propane only) $8,000.00 Capital Cost Savings/Difference -$2,400.00 Operating Cost Miles driven200,000 Average miles/gallon13.0011.50 Gallons of fuel (line 1 divided by line 2)15,384.6217,391.30 Cost per gallon*$3.00$1.95 Fuel cost (line 3 x line 4)$46,153.85$33,913.04$12,240.80 Federal excise tax rate/gallon$0.18 Federal excise tax amount (line 6 x line 3)$2,830.77$3,182.61-$351.84 Federal excise tax credit/gal beginning 10/1/06 (propane only) $0.50/gallon Federal tax credit (line 3 x line 8) $8,695.65 Cost of maintenance (includes tune-ups, oil, future engine life)($.03 per mile)($.015 per mile) Maintenance (line 2 x line 10)$6,000.00$3,000.00 Loss from pilferage/theft$800.00NONE$800.00 Total Savings $24,384.62
How ROUSH Is Different Over 30 Years of Engineering Experience - Propane –CNG –Electric & Electric Hybrid –Hydrogen Rigorous Customer Research, Development, and Testing Seamless Customer Experience –Serviceability –Vehicle Warranty Clean & Green –Lowered Emissions –Lowered Operating Costs Proven Technology
Success Stories…. Super Shuttle Time Warner Cable Frito Lay Prime Time Shuttle City of San Antonio Shuttle Express King County Seattle Zoo City of Cincinatti City of Fort Worth WW Gay Construction And this is just the beginning!!!
Wrap-up… We have the most compelling message of any alternative fuel…. Domestically produced Readily available Safe & clean No compromise in vehicle performance ROI even without government incentives Best engineering, sales and service network