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Rhode Island Public Transit Authority leases Proterra electric buses

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Rhode Island will use some of the US$14.4 million of VW funding to buy the Proterra buses Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is deploying three 40-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses. RIPTA unveiled the buses at a …

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New Flyer signs the Transportation Electrification Accord

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The Transportation Electrification Accord is America’s first multi-sector accord New Flyer has signed the Transportation Electrification Accord (TEA). The TEA provides a roadmap to electrification, with a shared vision for an equitable and prosperous future through communicating economic, social, and environmental benefits of electrified transportation. New Flyer joins Fortune 500 companies …

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Yutong Bus supplies 20 electric buses to Macau

Yutong’s buses are specially designed to withstand Macau’s wet weather 20 electric buses developed and manufactured by Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., the world’s leading bus and coach supplier, have begun service in Macau. The delivery of the buses to Melco Resorts & Entertainment raises Yutong’s share of the electric bus …

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Trillium debuts on-site power generation for battery electric fleets

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Trillium’s on-site power generation helps prevent over reliance on grid electricity Trillium a leading provider in alternative fuels systems and renewable fuels, is now offering on-site power generation for battery electric buses (BEBs). Trillium unveiled its latest innovative solution at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2018 Annual Meeting in …

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VDL to use Openmatics connectivity platform

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More than 300 of VDL’s buses will utilise the Openmatics platform by the end of this year Openmatics has been chosen as the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach, a Dutch vehicle manufacturer of buses and coaches. The open platform including API (application programming interface) and SDK …

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Utah launches zero-emission transit in Salt Lake City with buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer will provide five of its 40-foot Xcelsior CHARGE buses New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced that the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has awarded New Flyer a contract for …

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TransLink orders two Xcelsior Charge buses

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The order for the two buses was facilitated by CUTRIC New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced a new contract with the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) for …

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New Flyer pledges to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero

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The pledge aims to have zero emission vehicles dominate new sales by 2040 New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has signed on to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero (D2Z) pledge in …

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ZF electrifies buses in London and the US

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Buses in both countries will utilise ZF’s AxTrax AVE electric portal axle ZF is highlighting two market successes for its tried-and-tested AxTrax AVE electric portal axle. Firstly, 31 of the famous red London double-decker buses will be equipped with this technology and glide through the city powered solely by electricity. …

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