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December 6, 2010

Calif.’s Big Blue Bus honored for eco-maintenance facility

The $60M, 66,000 square-foot maintenance facility enables mechanics to service every type of alternative fueled vehicle, and features 600 roof-mounted photovoltaic panels, minimum energy water heaters to help reduce operating costs, and an urban runoff system to filter storm water.


April 16, 2010

Daimler receives ISO 14001 certification

Earned for Mississauga, Ontario production facility. Certification allows Daimler Buses North America to establish targets that work to reduce landfill waste, gas consumption, and electricity consumption.


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