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AVTA Picks Wave for High-Power WEVC

June 6, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVs, transit, WEVC by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging for Transit Bus Fleet

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority board has selected high-power wireless electric vehicle charging equipment from Utah’s Wave to help charge its new fleet of 100% battery-electric buses. The target is 250 kilowatts, AVTA says. updated June 7
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High-Power WEVC for AVTA’s BYDs

April 25, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVSE, Solicitation by Patrick Couch  |  No Comments

Minimum of 200 Kilowatts of Inductive Charging Power
Sought for AVTA’s Fleet of All-Battery Buses Built by BYD

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority is looking for a provider of high-power wireless electric vehicle charging equipment to help support its new fleet of 100% battery electric buses. AVTA is seeking WEVC gear capable of delivering at least 200 kilowatts, with 250 kilowatts preferred.
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AVTA Prepares for 85 BYD Electric Buses

March 11, 2016 in batteries, Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE, Fleet Order, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Combination of Depot Conductive & In-Route Inductive Charging,
Solicitation Going Out Soon for 250-Kilowatt Inductive Equipment

Southern California’s Antelope Valley Transit Authority, having committed to spending $72.4 million on 85 all-battery buses from BYD and expecting the first 29 this year, is getting ready to charge them.

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BYD for Up to 85 e-Buses for AVTA

February 12, 2016 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Southern California Agency Votes to Spend Some $72 Million
Over Five Years on 85 Forty-, 45- and 60-Foot All-Battery Buses
To Be Built in BYD’s Plant in Antelope Valley Town of Lancaster

China-based BYD is trumpeting an historic deal whereby the Antelope Valley Transit Authority north of Los Angeles has moved to become America’s first all-electric transit fleet – approving a measure to purchase as many as 85 all-battery buses to be built at BYD’s new facility in Lancaster, Calif.
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BYD for the First All-Battery Artic Bus

September 30, 2014 in Conference/Meeting, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First-Ever Anywhere to Be Unveiled at APTA in Houston This Month

China’s BYD has pledged to unveil the world’s first 100% pure battery electric articulated transit bus at APTA Expo in Houston this month, promising to bring all-electric propulsion to a new market sector – the 60-footer.
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