WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, the University of Georgetown switched to a 20 percent biodiesel blend on its transportation shuttle buses and other university staff vehicles. For the full story, click here.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit will be the first customer to receive seven, 35-foot Catalyst FC buses and two overhead semi-autonomous fast chargers. The seven buses will reduce DART’s emissions footprint while providing a clean, quiet ride for the agency’s 250,000 daily riders.
In addition to approving the purchase of 30 buses, Santa Cruz Metro also honored a bus driver who saved a lost toddler.
In addition to colleges, the company envisions these vehicles at theme parks, resorts, industrial campuses, and retirement communities.
With 64 usable gallons of propane autogas, the new tank holds 56% more fuel than the standard 41-usable gallon tank option.
The contract allows for the Washington State DOT to purchase up to 800 heavy-duty buses from all different propulsion types that included 12 different categories for all-electric buses, in which BYD was the leader in 10 of those categories.
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