May 3, 2016

We're back. Last week we looked at 7 Challenging Quirks of LPG, and how they made working with it as an alternative fuel tricky in the early days of the Auto LPG industry. Today, then we will look at how those challenging material behaviours were overcome. Join me, then, as we dive back into David Batchen's memoir (with the occasional added rema...

April 26, 2016


LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) has a number of advantages over petrol and diesel as a motor fuel: it is relatively cheap and environmentally friendly, burns cleanly (meaning fewer or no toxic emissions like carbon monoxide or diesel particulates), and we have a readily available natural supply here in Australia. However, it has some curious prop...

April 12, 2016

 Hello again! Welcome to the start of a new series of blog posts entitled A Look Into the Past. Here we will delve into our history, with the hope of discovering some of the things that have made us who we are. We hope you'll come along for the ride with us, too.


Today, we start with the very, very early days of the company. David Batchen founde...

April 7, 2016

Hello, and welcome to our new website! We hope you like what you see.


If you were a regular visitor to the old site, do not fear, you have still managed to find D.J. Batchen! We hope you will find this new layout easier to navigate, and perhaps easier on the eye too. Everything here is completely new, but it has been our aim to transport across...

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