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New Electric Bus from Volvo with Greater Range

New Electric Bus from Volvo with Greater Range

| October 17, 2017

Volvo Buses is launching a new version of its 100% electric bus, the Volvo 7900 Electric with significantly extended range and more charging options. So what’s special? Battery capacity, in particular, has been significantly extended. The new Volvo 7900 Electric bus is available with a choice of 150, 200 and 250 kWh. This means that […]

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Zion National Park Rolls with First Electric Bus

Zion National Park Rolls with First Electric Bus

| August 30, 2017

RATP Dev, a leader in public transit, announced it has introduced the first electric bus to the transit fleet at Zion National Park in southern Utah. The vehicle, a Proterra E2, is being used full-time on regularly scheduled routes from August through October. It operates alongside the the current LPG-fueled fleet and is part of […]

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City of LA Unveils First Four of “Pure” Electric Bus Fleet

City of LA Unveils First Four of “Pure” Electric Bus Fleet

| January 19, 2017

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has unveiled a new 35-foot zero-emission, pure electric bus that will become part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s LADOT Transit fleet.  The 35-foot heavy-duty bus electric bus will join LADOT Transit’s DASH Downtown fleet. It was manufactured in Lancaster, California by BYD North America, a battery technology […]

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Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

Volvo Sells Electric Buses to Luxembourg

| September 19, 2016

Volvo has received an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric buses from public transport operator Sales-Lentz in Luxembourg. The buses will operate in the city of Differdange. Sales-Lentz, one of the largest public transport operators in Luxemburg, is a forerunner in the introduction of alternative drive technologies. It was the first company to buy Volvo […]

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BYD to Roll out World’s Largest Battery Electric Vehicle, 60-foot Articulated Bus

BYD to Roll out World’s Largest Battery Electric Vehicle, 60-foot Articulated Bus

| November 21, 2014

 BYD Motors, an American Manufacturer of battery-electric transit buses, will roll out the world’s largest battery electric vehicle – a 60-foot articulated bus – in Long Beach, California on December 3, 2014. The vehicle can carry 120 passengers and will be driven from BYD’s factory in Lancaster, California where it was designed and built to […]

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Semuttran Pilot Tests BYD Electric Bus in Brazil

Semuttran Pilot Tests BYD Electric Bus in Brazil

| June 9, 2014

Brazilian Transit Operator Via Agile and Piracicaba’s Transit Authority Semuttran has begun a pilot testing with a pure-electric transit bus from BYD Company. The purpose of the evaluation is to find ways to reduce transportation costs and unnecessary emissions in and around the city of Piracicaba. With the rising cost of diesel fuel in Brazil, […]

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