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July 18, 2014

Baton Rouge agency to look into alt.-fuel bus options

Currently, CATS, which has no alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet, is considering compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, hydrogen, biodiesel, electric and diesel-hybrid options, agency officials said.


September 12, 2013

Solar-powered bus debuts in Australian fleet

The air-conditioned vehicle, which can carry up to 40 passengers, is not equipped with solar panels, but is recharged using a solar photovoltaic system installed at the operating city's bus station.


June 20, 2013

S.F. Muni rolls out New Flyer hybrid buses

To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.


April 9, 2013

New Flyer wins Sun Metro CNG bus contract

Five-year contract contains a firm order for 13 CNG 60-foot buses, and nine CNG 40-foot buses. Additionally, the contract includes four, one-year options for up to 108 60-foot CNG buses and up to 72 40-foot CNG buses.


June 29, 2012

U. of Utah orders BYD electric bus

Will supply one all-electric bus to be retrofitted with WAVE's wireless charging pad under the bus, developed by the Utah State University Energy Dynamics Laboratory.


June 18, 2012

N.Y. university upgrades bus fleet

The new transit-style vehicles run on petrodiesel and biodiesel, feature front-end racks for three bikes and bus tracking capabilities.


August 30, 2011

Mich. MTA to power alt fueling facility via solar farm

The first phase of the project includes construction of a first-of-its-kind hydrogen, propane and electric fueling station at a cost of $3.5 million.


November 10, 2010

Proterra to supply 5 transit systems with electric buses

StarMetro (Fla.); Regional Transportation Commission (Nev.); Foothill Transit (Calif.); King County Metro Transit (Wash.) and Fresno Area Express (Calif.), received more than $25M in grants from the FTA to purchase 20 fast-charge battery-electric transit buses and 4 EV charging stations.


December 7, 2009

S. Carolina university plans petroleum-free fleet

By 2015, all vehicles on the Columbia campus will be powered by ethanol, biodiesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), electricity or hydrogen fuel cells. A hydrogen hybrid bus will become part of the university’s shuttle service in January.


June 10, 2009

Clean Energy to supply Valley Metro transit fleet

Will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel to power fleet of 400-plus buses.


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