Accessibility

Lightning Hybrids to host BusCon Ride Along

Posted on August 21, 2012

Come ride in the world’s most cost-effective shuttle bus at North America's Biggest Bus Show — BusCon 2012 at Chicago's Navy Pier September 11 to 12.

Lightning Hybrids, an innovative manufacturing company based in Loveland, Colo., is hosting the most cutting-edge ride on Navy Pier in their new hydraulic hybrid shuttle bus. The retrofit hydraulic hybrid system delivers up to 40% improvement in fuel economy made possible by regenerating braking energy — and it has more power for acceleration and stopping.  At $19,995 for the hybrid retrofit, it provides a 2- to 3-year payback for stop-and-go drive cycles based on fuel and brake savings.  (Find out what your return on investment would be here.) 

The Lightning Hybrids retrofit hydraulic hybrid demo system for the BusCon Ride Along is applied to a 2012 Ford E-450 from Davey Coach.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to ride the Lightning Hybrids hydraulic bus at BusCon – 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 11 and 11:00 am and 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

MBTA teaming with TNCs to support more wheelchair-accessible vehicles

Companies, like Uber and Lyft, will receive a subsidy on a per-hour basis for every hour that wheelchair-accessible vehicles are available for use.

JTA launching on-demand paratransit system

Connexion Plus will offer customers with disabilities who are unable to use the regular fixed-bus routes.

TheRide introduces Q'Straint wheelchair securement system

The new wheelchair securement stations are made possible because TheRide was awarded $187,000 of grant funds.

New York MTA offers enhanced paratransit program services

Expands use of online and app booking option, improved driver training for more drivers, and more door-to-door service.

San Mateo County launches new resource center for seniors, ADA riders

The resource center is a one-stop shop providing customers with free mobility assessment services either over the phone or online.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation