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Daimler’s Orion delivers to California

Posted on June 16, 2010

[IMAGE]Visalia-Hi-ResFULL.jpg[/IMAGE] On Thursday, Daimler Buses North America announced the delivery of 25 Orion VII Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) transit buses to four transit agencies in California. The deliveries have been made to Sonoma County Transit (ten), Visalia Transit (seven), Union City Transit (six) and the City of Turlock (two).

The Orion VII CNG buses are a low floor design that optimizes safety and comfort, while also providing efficiency. The frame is specially designed with a true heavy-duty construction, designed specifically for the extra weight of the CNG fuel tanks. These models also share the same modern, European design as the traditional diesel model.

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