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September 11, 2014

19th BusCon Moves to Indianapolis, Touts Education and More

The Expo will feature plenty of vehicles and technology on the show floor as well as an expanded educational program covering an array of topics, including safety, compliance, accessibility and finding cost efficiencies.


May 29, 2014

BYD bus completes Altoona Testing

The 40-foot BYD Electric Bus is just the first of three different size options that will be offered to the U.S. for 2014/2015 deliveries. Next at Altoona will be the 60-foot articulated BYD all-electric bus.


December 16, 2013

BYD disputes 'misinformation' regarding labor practices, vehicles

Attorney Lanny Davis, acting as the company's spokesman, said there are facts that are beyond dispute that can and will be substantiated by documentation.


May 30, 2013

Micro BIrd G5 bus completes Altoona

Outperformed the competition on the interior noise tests with impressive results and got to the finish line with a clean slate on the body structure.


October 1, 2012

Proterra battery-electric bus passes Altoona testing

The EcoRide BE35 battery-electric bus becomes the first heavy-duty electric transit bus to pass the FTA's testing. Additionally, the vehicle is found to have an average fuel economy of 22 mpg and the lowest noise of any bus ever tested, officials said.


October 4, 2011

Gillig's CNG option logs best MPG ever at Altoona

Engineers were able to obtain this result while also incorporating unique design features that provide better maintenance accessibility and a relatively lightweight bus.The tank system will be on display in Booth #4013.


November 17, 2010

Azure Dynamics supplies hybrid shuttles to Western U.S.

CALSTART, Sacramento Regional Transit District, TriMet and the Utah Transit Authority were among the agencies that ordered the Balance Hybrid Electric shuttle buses.


September 7, 2010

Foton 40-foot CNG bus reaches Altoona center

As it enters the new model bus testing program, the vehicle will undergo rigorous performance evaluations in the areas of maintainability, reliability, safety, performance, structural integrity and durability, fuel economy, noise, emissions testing and brake testing.


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