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Phoenix Motorcars provides electric shuttle bus for Calif. airport contractor

Posted on December 22, 2017

The ZEUS-305 electric shuttle offers up to 100 miles in range and comes equipped with a Level II and a Level III charging option.
Phoenix Motocars
The ZEUS-305 electric shuttle offers up to 100 miles in range and comes equipped with a Level II and a Level III charging option.
Phoenix Motocars

Parking Concepts Inc., a provider of airport parking solutions, launched the first 100% electric shuttle bus at the Ontario International Airport in Southern California with the deployment of Phoenix Motorcars Zero Emission Utility Shuttle- ZEUS 305.

This is in line with Parking Concepts’ sustainability goals of reducing the carbon footprint of its services while providing the best in class service for its customers. Parking Concepts has been a leader deploying electric vehicle charging stations and in adopting zero- and low-emission transportation solutions.

“Parking Concepts has been at the forefront of adopting of sustainable vehicles and practices,” said Rachel Solis, GM of Parking Concepts at Ontario airport. “The new Phoenix electric shuttle buses will help us negate the environmental impact of our vehicles while reducing our operating expenses. The fuel and maintenance costs for these vehicles are negligible in comparison to gas or CNG options.”

The shuttle bus designed and developed by Phoenix Motorcars, an Ontario California based electric bus and truck manufacturer carries up to 14 passengers and their luggage between the airport terminal and the offsite parking facility. The shuttle bus also is also equipped with a two-seat ADA lift.

The ZEUS-305 electric shuttle offers up to 100 miles in range and comes equipped with a Level II and a Level III charging option. The fast charging capability allows for the vehicle to be fully charged in less than three hours. The shuttle is expected to reduce more than 60 tons of carbon dioxide every year as compared to a conventional diesel shuttle.

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