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1,000th GM-Allison hybrid to be delivered

Posted on January 9, 2008

General Motors (GM) announced that the 1,000th bus powered by the GM-Allison hybrid system will be delivered this month to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC). North American Bus Industries Inc. manufactured the 1,000th bus.

“I’m pleased to announce that we will deliver our 1,000th hybrid bus right here in Las Vegas later this month,” said GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner during his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show.  

The 1,000 GM-Allison hybrid buses, which operate in more than 70 cities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, are expected to collectively save an estimated 1.4 million gallons of fuel annually.

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