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Propane Autogas- The Clear Choice

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Presented by Robert Little with Roush Clean Tech.
April 24, 2012

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Propane Autogas- The Clear Choice

  1. 1. Robert C. Little Central Region – Fleet Sales Manager 734.679.7526 Robert.Little@roush.com PROPANE AUTOGAS – THE CLEAR CHOICE
  2. 2. By the Numbers – U.S. Stats • 17+ Million Autogas Vehicles World Wide – Less Than 2% in United States (~290,000) – United States is the world’s 2nd largest car market
  3. 3. By the Numbers – Oil Stats • Q4 - 2011 US Oil Imports – Oct – Nov – Dec ~333 Million Barrels ~332 Million Barrels ~345 Million Barrels • 4/23 Midwest Average: – Gasoline: $3.77 per Gallon – Diesel: $3.97 per Gallon • Transportation Demand -- 71% of US imports (Source: US Energy Information Administration) / / / $36.4 billion $36.7 billion $37.2 billion ($10B more than Oct ‘09) (31% more than Nov ‘10) ($833,058 per minute)
  4. 4. Energy Security – Supply & Demand Source: Energy Information Administration / Short-Term Energy Outlook – September 2011
  5. 5. By The Numbers – U.S. / China Analyzing the World’s Largest Vehicle Markets: Country China: Unites States: Cars Per Citizen: China: United States: Population 1.3 billion 310 million Vehicles 85 million 254 million 0.07 or ~ 1 to 14.2 0.82 or ~ 1 to 1.2 If China’s automotive adoption were ever to equal that of the U.S., they’d have more than one billion (1,000,000,000) automobiles registered
  6. 6. Propane Autogas – Around the World Number of vehicles on the road (autogas) – – – – – Turkey Poland Korea Italy Russia = = = = = 2.4 million vehicles 2.3 million vehicles 2.3 million vehicles 1.7 million vehicles 1.3 million vehicles Australia – Every third vehicle off Ford’s assembly line is propane autogas powered Turkey – More propane autogas sold last year than gasoline + diesel combined Source: World LP Gas Association
  7. 7. What We’re Known For
  8. 8. Corporate Overview • Privately Held • Founded in 1976 • Over 3,300 employees worldwide • Primary Activities: Engineering, Testing, Prototyping and Manufacturing
  9. 9. Corporate Overview Corporate Wheel of Capability
  10. 10. Corporate Overview Testing Dyno Testing Emissions Sound/Vibration Brakes Electronics ORVT Production Injection/Blow Tools Molding Painting Assembly Machining Fabrication Sales and Marketing Direct Indirect Market Diversity Consumer Products Machining Fabrication Assembly Modeling SLA/SLS Composites Military Prototyping Alternative Fuels/Energy Engineering Life Sciences Concept and Design Electrical Engineering Body Engineering Chassis Engineering Powertrain NVH Engineering Systems Integration Program Management Tech Doc Entertainment Engineering Performance Products Capabilities Automotive Core
  11. 11. Alternative Fuels Experience
  12. 12. Our Partnership….  40% Fuel Cost Reduction & ROI Without Gov’t Incentives  ROI on ROUSH fuel system  See Savings Illustration*  Fuel is 98% North American Produced  No Compromise in HP, Torque, or Towing Capacity  Operating Range to Mirror that of Gasoline  Fueling Infrastructure     Not EPA Regulated Not a groundwater contaminate Closed System No harm to ozone if accidentally released into air
  13. 13. Our Partnership… Improved Emissions 24% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions 60% Reduction in Carbon Monoxide Emissions 20% Reduction in Nitrogen Oxide Emissions CO2 Emission Reduction Vehicles Serviced with Existing Diagnostic Equipment Free Service Training for in-house techs Immediate Impact to Daily Import of 11 Million Barrels of Oil Protection from unleaded price volatility Abundtant, domestic supply leading to stable LPG prices
  14. 14. AUTOGAS IN LAYMAN’S TERMS? Clean. Domestic. Abundant. Safe.
  15. 15. What Is Propane Autogas? Clean – 24% reduction in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions – 20% reduction in Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions – 60% reduction in Carbon Monoxide (CO) emissions Domestic – 90% of propane used in U.S. comes from U.S. – 7% of propane used in U.S. comes from Canada Abundant – Most refueling infrastructure of any alternative fuel – Major natural gas shale found in northeast U.S. – Powers over 17 million vehicles worldwide Safe – Low pressure (~ 200 psig) – Narrowest flammability range of any fossil fuel – Fuel tanks are 20 times more puncture resistant than gasoline Propane Molecule (C3H8)
  16. 16. What Is Propane Autogas? On-Site Refueling: Ford Michigan Assembly Plant (MI) Portland Schools(OR) Positive Connections (MN) ROUSH CleanTech (MI) Shell (AZ) Prosper Schools (TX)
  17. 17. Month / Year Mar-11 Oct-10 May-10 Dec-09 Jul-09 Feb-09 Sep-08 Apr-08 Nov-07 Jun-07 Jan-07 Aug-06 Mar-06 Oct-05 May-05 Dec-04 Jul-04 Feb-04 Sep-03 Apr-03 Nov-02 Jun-02 Jan-02 Aug-01 Mar-01 Oct-00 May-00 Dec-99 Jul-99 Feb-99 Sep-98 Apr-98 Nov-97 Jun-97 Jan-97 Aug-96 Price Per Gallon What Is Propane Autogas? Wholesale Fuel Price Comparison $4.0000 $3.5000 $3.0000 $2.5000 $1.50 $2.0000 Propane $1.5000 Gasoline $1.0000 $0.5000 $-
  18. 18. ROUSH Product Lineup • Full Line of E-Series: – 2009+ Ford E-150 / 250 / 350 - 5.4L V8 – 2007+ Ford E-350 Cutaway - 5.4L V8 – 2009+ Ford E-450 Cutaway - 6.8L V10
  19. 19. ROUSH Product Lineup • Full Line of F-Series: – 2007.5-2008 Ford F-150 - 5.4L V8 – 2009-2010 Ford F-250 / 350 - 5.4L V8 – 2012+ Ford F-250/350 – 6.2L V8 – 2011+ Ford F-450 / 550 - 6.8L V10 – 2012+ Ford F-650 - 6.8L V10
  20. 20. ROUSH Buses • School Bus Application: – 2009+ Micro-Bird G5 – 6.8L V10 • Wheelchair Accessible – 2012+ Blue-Bird Vision – 6.8L V10 • WheelChair Accessible
  21. 21. SYSTEM OVERVIEW & PERFORMANCE: The Zero Compromise Alternative Fuel Solution
  22. 22. System Overview Fuel Rail Assembly – Fuel Rails – Fuel Injectors – Injection Press. / Temp. Sensor Fuel Line Assembly – Fuel Lines – Flow Control Solenoid Fuel Tank Assembly – Fuel Tank – Fuel Pump – Fuel Level Sensor 2011 Ford E-450 DRW Cutaway Fuel System Powertrain Control System – PCM Calibration – Wiring Harness
  23. 23. RETURN ON INVESTMENT: A Positive Return, Even Without Government Incentives
  24. 24. Savings Calculator 2012 Ford F-250
  25. 25. Emissions Calculator 2009-2010 Ford F-250
  26. 26. THE ROUSH CLEANTECH DIFFERENCE: Why Propane Autogas?
  27. 27. The ROUSH CleanTech Difference • Over 35 Years of Engineering Experience – CNG – Electric / Electric Hybrid – Hydrogen • Rigorous Customer Research and Development • Seamless Customer Experience – – – – • Serviceability Warranty coverage Comparable Drive Range Maintains OEM Warranty Clean & Green – Lower emissions – Lower operating costs • Proven Track Record – More than 15 Million LPG Vehicles – 98 Year Heritage
  28. 28. Robert C. Little Central Region – Fleet Sales Manager 734.679.7526 Robert.Little@roush.com

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