February 19, 2013
PRIMOVE technology is based on inductive energy transfer. It is installed entirely under the road surface and under the floor of the vehicles. The charging process begins as soon as the vehicle completely covers the charging segment.
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.
September 11, 2012
Production of the 40-foot Xcelsior hybrid buses is anticipated to begin in early 2013 and will be manufactured and assembled bumper-to-bumper in New Flyer’s St. Cloud, Minn. manufacturing facility. All buses are expected to be delivered by the end of the summer 2013.
August 6, 2012
In addition to having the second largest hybrid-electric bus fleet in the U.S., SEPTA achieved a 19.7% reduction in water usage per passenger miles traveled (PMT); a 10.0% reduction in fuel use per PMT; a 4.0% reduction in electricity use per PMT; and 3.6% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per PMT.
July 19, 2012
Will supply lithium ion battery packs based on company's prismatic cells for BAE's HybriDrive propulsion system.
June 28, 2012
Replaced three15-year-old Blue Bird buses. The red hybrid "envirotravel" buses cost a total of $1.75 million.
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.
December 5, 2011
Under this new award, Ballard will supply FCvelocityTM-HD6 power modules for ElDorado fuel-cell hybrid buses featuring a series hybrid-electric drive from lead integrator BAE Systems. These buses are expected to be operational in 2013.
November 8, 2011
Agency used ARRA funds to purchase the buses. Manufactured by Gillig, the hybrid-electric vehicles are 40 percent more fuel efficient.
July 27, 2011
The bus boasts sealed electrically isolated battery modules that cannot produce any gases and a drive train that does not produce any emissions. The new vehicle will be on display at BusCon in Chicago, Sept. 13-14.
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