April 23, 2013
Based on the SunLine American Fuel-Cell bus configuration, it utilizes an ElDorado National heavy‐duty urban transit bus glider with a Ballard FCvelocity HD6 fuel-cell power module and BAE Systems’ HybriDrive propulsion system.
February 8, 2013
Presented with the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, the highest environmental honor in the state of California, for building the most comprehensive hydrogen fuel cell demonstration program in the country. Its zero-emission fuel cell buses achieve nearly double the fuel economy of conventional buses.
June 7, 2012
The bus will be fueled daily at a state-of-the-art hydrogen fueling station, the first of its kind in Texas. The facility allows for the on site generation, compression, storage and dispensing of hydrogen.
May 21, 2012
MTA's new fuel cell bus is hybrid-electric, zero emission and powered by a 120 kW UTC Power PureMotion fuel cell system.
May 14, 2012
In preparation for placing the bus on the road, a team comprised of MTA employees and Kettering University professor, Dr. Mohamed El-Sayed, have familiarized themselves with bus operator training, preventive maintenance, storage, installation of bus related software and monthly reporting requirements.
May 12, 2011
Will represent more than 50 percent of the 64,000 total transit buses that will be delivered worldwide by 2015, up from 28 percent of total bus deliveries in 2010.
March 11, 2010
The advanced bus chassis and body manufactured by New Flyer, features ISE’s hybrid-electric fuel cell drive system, which incorporates a 150kW fuel cell manufactured by Ballard Power Systems.
November 23, 2009
Built by California-based Ebus, the vehicle features fuel cells from Ballard Power Systems. Newark, Del.-based Air Liquide is providing a climate-controlled facility to store the vehicle.
October 7, 2009
Fuel cell buses are zero-emission vehicles, with no greenhouse gases, particulates, or harmful emissions released during operation. Water is the only byproduct. BC Transit's fleet of fuel cell buses is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by around 1,800 tons per year in British Columbia.
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