News Tagged With: electric-bus
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October 9, 2014

BYD drives vehicle from Calif. to Houston for EXPO

The vehicle travelled 1,500 miles in all and was charged along the way at 10 locations where BYD simply connected the vehicle into the AC power grid to charge up in two to three hours.


September 25, 2014

Long Beach Transit restarts RFP process for electric buses

The bid will be paid for partially through the DOT's Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction grant, which was awarded to LBT nearly three years ago


September 24, 2014

Green tech major feature at BusCon 2014

At least six electric vehicles, ranging from passenger vans to cutaway buses to a mid-sized transit bus and a trolley bus, were featured both on the show floor and at a special ride along held in conjunction with the show.


September 16, 2014

Proterra Selects Toshiba Batteries for Zero-Emission Bus Fleet

Proterra buses will use Toshiba’s Rechargeable Batteries (SCiB™), a safe rechargeable battery solution with high-rate performance and long-life capabilities that is used in a wide range of applications, from EVs to grid energy storage.


September 9, 2014

Proterra receives 'Technology Pioneer' honor

The World Economic Forum's program recognizes companies from around the world involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies poised to have a significant impact on business and society.


August 22, 2014

Seattle area transit agency chooses Proterra for EV program

Following a one-year trial period, King County Metro has option to purchase up to 200 more buses and additional fast-charge systems, depending on the outcome of the demonstration.


August 5, 2014

BYD builds world's biggest electric bus recharging station in China

The recharging station is located in Jiangsu province's capital city of Nanjing. The station, already in operation, includes 150 recharging devices.


July 22, 2014

Volvo, ABB team for electric bus project

The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system.


July 17, 2014

Proterra sells first 2nd-generation electric bus to Calif.

Foothill Transit became Proterra’s first customer and the first agency in the U.S. to operate EV buses in revenue service in 2010.


July 8, 2014

Swiss electric bus charges in 15 seconds

When the bus pulls up to a stop, a battery on the rooftop automatically jumps up to the overhead charger, hooks in, and charges. After the first bus was tested in Geneva, the city committed to replace an entire line with the technology.


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