Published on 02.08.2015
Proterra, American provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, announced that the cities of Stockton and Porterville have each placed orders with Proterra for its new Catalyst bus with funding from the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District. These four new zero-emission, battery-electric Proterra buses will replace diesel buses in a concerted effort from the Valley to enable the proliferation of clean-air fleets, significantly reduce emissions and improve ambient air quality and public health. Notably, the Proterra Catalyst is the most efficient 40' transit bus on the market, according to the manufacturer, nearly six times more efficient than the diesel buses it will be replacing.
Published on 31.07.2015
A Toyota-Hino fuel-cell bus prototype is now undergoing real-world tests in Tokyo. Toyota and its subsidiary Hino Motors have begun testing this jointly-developed fuel cell bus on public roads in the central and waterfront areas of the city, to help Toyota evaluate and improve the technology ahead of a possible market launch.
BYD AND ADL PARTNER TO SUPPLY GO-AHEAD LONDON WITH CAPITAL’S FIRST, LARGE-SCALE PURE ELECTRIC BUS FLEET
Published on 29.07.2015
BYD, the world’s largest maker of pure electric buses - and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), a British bus builder - have formed a powerful new alliance and confirmed a £19 million deal that will see the introduction of London’s first large-scale, zero-emission, single deck bus fleet. This will also be the single largest fleet of full size electric buses in Europe.
Published on 27.07.2015
Blue Bird, independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, introduced its newest product offering recently at the School Transportation News (STN) Expo Conference and Trade Show in Reno - the Blue Bird Gasoline-Powered Type C Vision School Bus. This bus is designed to make ownership more affordable and to provide easier maintenance for school districts and contractors, and will utilize Ford Motor Company’s modern and highly efficient Ford 6.8L V10 gasoline engine.
Published on 24.07.2015
China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, the second largest industrial aluminum extrusion product developer and manufacturer in the world and the biggest one in Asia, has successfully designed, manufactured and developed an all-aluminum new energy electric bus for Brilliance Bus (Dalian) Company Limited.