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January 9, 2013

DOE: Fuel-cell bus fuel economy up to 2 times more than alternative fuels

The 12-month status report includes data collected from 18 fuel-cell electric buses at three transit agencies; Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, Connecticut Transit and SunLine Transit Agency.


October 4, 2011

BAE launches HybriDrive for artic buses

The hybrid-electric propulsion system saves an additional 10-20 percent on fuel for bus fleets, which doesn’t include the other 10 percent in fuel savings made possible through a new idling function.


March 16, 2011

Sound Transit releases sustainability report, 2011 goals

Setting annual sustainability targets is part of the agency's voluntary compliance with rigorous international standards for environmental management systems.


January 12, 2011

FTA awards DesignLine fuel cell demo grant

The grant's focus combines company's existing lightweight chassis and robust, mature hybrid-drive train system with an advanced Ballard fuel cell, further chassis mass improvement research and next generation component development.


December 15, 2010

DesignLine receives substantial financing

The patented and proprietary designs for hybrid and all-electric buses significantly reduce emissions and provide lower total life-cycle operational costs, according to the company.


March 27, 2009

New Flyer hosts Vice President Joe Biden

Others present included Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Transportation Secretary Raymond LaHood; Education Secretary Arne Duncan; Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan; Agriculture Secretary Kenneth Vilsack, and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale.


March 3, 2009

MCI reaches Canadian agreement, delivers coaches

Securing the contract with Winnipeg assembly plant workers is a key milestone, enabling MCI to continue its plan to successfully emerge from Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, which it plans on exiting in late March, according to the company.


September 24, 2008

Volvo launches new hybrid bus

The Volvo 7700 Hybrid’s lower fuel consumption reduces the emission of the greenhouse gas CO2 by up to 30 percent.


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