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LA Metro Orders e-Buses, CNG too

July 31, 2017 in CNG, EVs, Fleet Order, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Is Buying 95 Battery Vehicles from BYD and New Flyer
As Actions Include CNG/RNG Vehicles from Two Suppliers,
And Up to $26.5 Million for Near Zero Replacement Engines

The busy board of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority – LA Metro – voted last week to buy 95 all-battery buses. And while it endorsed the idea of an all-electric fleet in future, the board voted too to buy 360 compressed natural gas-fueled buses and to replace the engines in as many as 395 existing CNG buses with super low-NOx “Near Zero” engines from Cummins Westport. updated August 2

BYD Takes Big New Battery Bus on Tour

January 5, 2015 in batteries, Companies, EVs, Fleet Order, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Making the Rounds of SoCal Agencies This Week

BYD is letting operators evaluate its new 60-foot articulated electric transit bus, continuing a tour of Southern California agencies this week and heading north next week.

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