April 24, 2012
States, tribes, local governments, and non-profits are eligible to apply for these grants. Projects can reduce air pollution from older school buses, transit buses, heavy-duty diesel trucks, marine engines, locomotives and other diesel engines. The closing date for receipt of proposals is June 4, 2012.
December 19, 2011
Montgomery County Ride On’s 12 new hybrid electric-diesel buses and clean-diesel bus were purchased with $6.6 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
November 23, 2011
The new Cummins engine and Allison transmission package on the coaches meet 2010 EPA standards that mandate near-zero NOx and particulate-matter emissions. It's a feature that appeals especially to Hawaii's Royal Star, which caters to an eco-conscious clientele.
October 5, 2011
Two newly manufactured Orion VIIs hosting a variety of new features and options will be on display. Manufacturer will also showcase its testing and validation programs that prove a better built bus.
September 26, 2011
The renaming of the transit system to "Roundup" coincides with the arrival of six new clean diesel buses, which will be unveiled in October.
February 25, 2011
Board members authorized $16.9 million for the purchase of 24 40-foot hybrid buses from Gillig Corp., and $8.1 million for 10 60-foot clean diesel buses from New Flyer.
August 7, 2009
Additional orders for Orion VII transit buses include the purchase of 75 Orion VII clean-diesel buses by Veolia Transportation for its service for the New Orleans Transit Authority and an additional 30 Setra S 417 motorcoaches and 15 Sprinter shuttle buses for its services in San Francisco.
May 5, 2009
Orders are from both current and new customers and are for a variety of vehicle configurations and propulsion systems, including 35-, 40- and 60-foot buses with clean diesel, diesel-electric hybrid and CNG propulsion systems.
February 24, 2009
New E4500s feature a Cummins engine coupled with an Allison Transmission powertrain, as well as Amaya Brasil seats with self-retracting footrests and Aesys destination signs.
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