Dish Fleet Goes Green

DISH combines sustainability and customer service with new fleet of ROUSH CleanTech propane-fueled vans

March 6, 2013

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INDIANAPOLIS -- At the NTEA Work Truck Show today, DISH unveiled the first of 200 ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas-fueled Ford E-250 cargo vans that will enter the company’s fleet in 2013. The satellite-TV company estimates these new propane autogas-powered vehicles will lower carbon dioxide emissions by 12.5 million pounds over the lifetime of the fleet’s operation compared to gas-powered counterparts.DISH’s new alternative fuel vehicles will support residential and commercial customer service in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles and San Francisco.“These clean-burning propane autogas vehicles are better for our environment, our communities and operate more efficiently,” said Erik Carlson, executive vice president of service and installation at DISH. “DISH expects to save about $2,500 per vehicle in annual lifecycle costs due to a 55 percent reduction in fuel costs and the cleaner burning properties of propane autogas.”Dish Network Corp.

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