December 17, 2013
Four years after being unveiled for the Winter Olympics, the 20 buses will be replaced with diesel buses, which will be an estimated $2.5 million cheaper to run over the course of a year.
September 11, 2013
Flint MTA, Greater Cleveland RTA, Metro Cars, Port Columbus International Airport and Unified Government of Wyandotte County, Kan., each received a “Top User of Clean-Burning Propane Autogas” award.
July 1, 2013
The new propane-powered Ford transit vehicles will save taxpayer dollars and help improve community air quality.
March 25, 2013
Board of directors voted to award a $12.1 million contract to purchase 10 all-electric buses and charging equipment to BYD Motors Inc. a U.S. subsidiary of BYD Co. Ltd., a Chinese firm. The contract is funded mainly with a federal TIGGER grant.
February 5, 2013
A grant from the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program helped the coach operator convert its fleet from gasoline to propane autogas, add hybrid-electric vehicles, and build a propane refueling station.
January 10, 2013
Anderson Coach and Travel of Greenville, Pa., and Northeast Charter and Tour Co. of Lewiston, Maine, were honored at the American Bus Association’s annual Marketplace, which took place from Jan. 5 to 9 in Charlotte, N.C., as the recipients of ABA’s “Green Operator Award.”
October 9, 2012
Colorado Mountain Express’s price for propane autogas averages $1.72 per gallon, compared to the current average cost for gasoline at $3.80 per gallon in the area.
October 3, 2012
Company also plans to build CNG fueling stations and provide CNG vehicle conversions for Commonwealth and local Virginia governments that want to take advantage of the benefits of natural gas as a transportation fuel.
September 26, 2012
The Worcester Regional Transit Authority estimates that replacing these three buses will eliminate 53 tons of harmful emissions and reduce petroleum consumption by more than 23,000 gallons per year, while reducing operating costs by more nearly $500,000.
September 24, 2012
Will replace three of the fleet’s oldest diesel buses, and will be inductively charged by stopping on an electromagnetic pad located at a bus stop along a "Green" Route, on which the bus will operate.
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