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BYD becomes third-largest EV manufacturer in the world

California Governor Jerry Brown at BYD's Lancaster factory. Source: BYD

Chinese company closes in on Tesla and sets sights on US market Chinese automaker BYD has overtaken Mitsubishi to become the third-largest EV manufacturer in the world. With 161,000 total sales including hybrids, it now trails only the Renault-Nissan Alliance (369,000 sales) and Tesla Motors (164,000 sales). In fact, it …

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Proterra unveils bigger battery bus

Proterra Catalyst XR

Silicon Valley manufacturer aims to improves bus range through battery innovation Proterra, a manufacturer of battery electric buses in North America, has revealed a new battery design for use in its transit vehicles. The design for the Proterra Catalyst® XR vehicle was announced at the American Public Transportation Association Bus …

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First Student-led Transit Agency in the US to Prioritize EV Mass Transit (Electric Cars Report)

Electric bus manufacturer Proterra announced that it will begin supplying buses to campus locations nationwide as university systems, both urban and suburban, realize the economic viability and environmental necessity of sustainable transport. Its first university customer, the Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) Transportation, has ordered two Proterra …

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300 BYD 8-Meter Electric Buses Start Operating in Shanwei City, Guangdong Province

Read the full press release below: The Chinese city of Shanwei, in Guangdong Province is gradually adding 300 units of the BYD K7 – the 8m pure electric bus to its public transportation fleet. The Shanwei City Administration held a ceremony to celebrate the initiative and welcome the green buses. Shanwei has …

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