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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.


June 19, 2014

Proterra raises $30M in funding, teases new vehicle

The second generation electric vehicle — a 40-foot transit bus — will be the lightest, most efficient and highest passenger capacity coach in its class.


June 12, 2014

Edmonton rolls out BYD test bus

The buses will run on various ETS routes across the city, travelling with regularly scheduled buses in service and for special events. Instead of paying a fare, passengers will be asked to complete a survey describing their experience riding an electric bus.


March 27, 2014

Long Beach Transit, BYD mutually terminate electric bus contract

The FTA had earlier notified LBT that BYD submitted an invalid DBE certification during the procurement process leading to the original April 29, 2013 agreement, and that the contract between LBT and BYD Motors Inc. was therefore not eligible for federal funding.


March 7, 2014

BYD, Wash. transit to pilot electric bus service

Spokane Transit is participating in a statewide evaluation of one of the manufacturer’s all-electric buses. The zero-emissions bus debuted on Friday and will run on several routes throughout March.


December 19, 2013

BYD delivers electric buses to London

The ebus battery takes four to five hours to recharge from totally exhausted at a cost of approximately $31, representing a savings of up to 75% of fuel cost compared to a diesel bus.


December 10, 2013

Eaton unveils fast charger for electric vehicle market

On a recent demonstration route, HyperCharger recorded an average of eight charges and 240 miles per day utilizing 100% on-route charging.


November 14, 2013

WAVE Tech. to deploy first commercial electric bus at U. of Utah

The system operates by wirelessly charging the battery from a charging pad located under the road surface.


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