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Tyrata Installs IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System for Enhanced Tire Monitoring

Tyrata Installs IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System for Enhanced Tire Monitoring

| December 19, 2019

Tyrata to perform a comprehensive field test of the IntelliTread™ Drive-Over System with the Durham City Transit Company and Continental. Tyrata announced today that it will be deploying its automated tire tread monitoring system at the Durham, NC bus depot, in cooperation with the Durham City Transit Company and Continental. In this test program, Tyrata’s IntelliTreadTM Drive-Over System (DOS) will […]

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Lion Delivers First Electric School Buses

Lion Delivers First Electric School Buses

| December 17, 2019

Part of the California Energy Commission School Bus Replacement Program The Lion Electric Co. (Lion) is proud to announce the very first deliveries of its all-electric school buses funded by the California Energy Commission (CEC) as part of the School Bus Replacement Program in California. Lion delivered five zero-emission vehicles today to Twin Rivers Unified School […]

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Harsh Winter Season Spurs Use of New Technologies in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

Harsh Winter Season Spurs Use of New Technologies in Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

| November 26, 2019

Hazardous contaminants and road grime can adversely affect a vehicle’s powertrain According to a recent overview of operations in heavy duty vehicle maintenance facilities conducted by Stertil-Koni – a recognized leader in the hydraulic bus lift and truck lift industry – new technologies are increasingly being adopted to address harsh winter conditions that appear to be gaining in […]

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Proterra to Bring Battery-Electric Buses to New Mexico with Atomic City Transit

Proterra to Bring Battery-Electric Buses to New Mexico with Atomic City Transit

| November 21, 2019

Atomic City Transit becomes first Proterra customer in New Mexico with agreement to purchase electric buses and chargers Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Atomic City Transit in Los Alamos, New Mexico has agreed to purchase two Proterra Catalyst® 35-foot E2 buses and two Proterra® 125 kW plug-in charging systems. Atomic City Transit is Proterra’s first […]

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BYD Honors Veterans by Hiring Them

BYD Honors Veterans by Hiring Them

| November 11, 2019

Veterans can be found in every aspect of BYD’s operations BYD (Build Your Dreams) does more than just honor veterans. BYD makes it a point to hire them. BYD is the only battery-electric vehicle manufacturer that has both a union workforce and a Community Benefits Agreement, which includes a commitment to facilitating the entry of […]

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U.S. DOT Proposes $74 Million in Cost Savings

U.S. DOT Proposes $74 Million in Cost Savings

| November 5, 2019

Reduces Burdensome Rules on the Commercial Buses The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has published a proposed rule to reduce regulatory costs by $74 million per year by removing an information collection burden for commercial buses, without adversely impacting safety on the nation’s roadways. “This proposal is a commonsense way […]

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