Proterra Won Majority Of Vehicles Awarded By FTA Low Or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grant

One of the leading electric bus firms in the US, Proterra, has won the majority of the vehicle supply contracts accompanying the awards supplied through the Federal Transit Administration Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grant, […]

Electric Bus Battery Market Set To Overtake Consumer Electronics Battery Market

Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon A new report from the research firm IDTechEx argues that the electric bus market’s rapid growth could function as a “game changer” for the global battery market over the […]

BYD Gets 1st Electric Bus Order In Canada

BYD continues its push towards dominance of the electrified vehicle market with its first electric bus contract in Canada. The municipality of St. Albert has locked in a contract for a fleet of new 35′ BYD K9 electric buses (concept pictured […]

NREL: Proterra Electric Buses Possess Average Fuel Economy Roughly 4 Times Higher Than That Of CNG Baseline Buses

A new analysis of a recent 12-vehicle Proterra electric bus demonstration (put on by Foothill Transit in California) by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found that these buses possess an average fuel economy roughly 4 […]

Antelope Valley Transit Agency — LA County Transportation Agency Pledges To Convert To 100% EV Buses

A Los Angeles county transportation agency, the Antelope Valley Transit Agency, has made the pledge to convert to 100% electric buses, according to recent reports. As the county’s bus fleet currently totals around 85, the pledge […]

Chicago Transit Authority To Buy 20–30 Electric Buses Over Next Few Years

Following the recent and positive completion of an electric bus trial program, the Chicago Transit Authority has committed to purchasing a fleet of 20 to 30 electric buses over the next few years, according to recent reports. The […]

The New Flyer XcelsiorÆ Electric Bus Crosses Florida

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Yesterday morning, I enjoyed a ride in the New Flyer XcelsiorÆ Electric Bus, a zero-emissions bus that was being explored by the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority. Quiet, comfy, smooth, and instant torque. Perfect for city operation and […]