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CCW Upgrades the ZEPS Battery Pack

July 5, 2016 in batteries, Electric Drive, EVs, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Energy Capacity Boosted 20% with No Weight Penalty

Complete Coach Works reports an upgrade to the lithium ion battery packs for its ZEPS/zero emission propulsion system for refurbished transit buses – to 365 kilowatts-hours from the initial 311 kilowatt-hours.

TransIT Hosting CCW Bus Launch on May 5

April 8, 2016 in Electric Drive, event, EVs, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First in the East to Operate Refurbished Battery-Electric Buses

Maryland’s TransIT Services of Frederick County will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 5 to inaugurate its fleet of five 35-foot, 100% battery-electric buses with ZEPS drivelines by Complete Coach Works. updated April 12

Two CCW ZEPS Buses to Metro McAllen

January 26, 2016 in Electric Drive, event, EVs, Fleet Order, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Texas Agency to Host A Rollout Ceremony on Thursday

Complete Coach Works said Tuesday that it’s delivered two of its refurbished ZEPS/ zero emission propulsion system all-electric buses to Metro McAllen in McAllen, Texas. The transaction includes an inductive wireless advanced vehicle electrification system by Utah’s Wave.

ZEPS Buses by CCW: Coast-to-Coast

January 5, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Five Battery Buses Ordered by TransIT Services in Maryland
As California’s GTrans Considers Switch to All-Electric Transit

Complete Coach Works is gaining traction with its 100% battery electric Zero Emission Propulsion System transit buses, reporting an order for five of the vehicles for TransIT Services of Frederick County, Md., and noting that deliveries to GTrans in Gardena, Calif. have commenced.

GTrans’ Repowered Electric Drive Buses

October 20, 2015 in Electric Drive, money awarded, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

$2.7 Million from the California Energy Commission to Support Project
As Fully Battery Electric BYD Bus Purchased Too for Comparison Purposes,
City of Gardena Transit Agency Considers Full Fleet Electrification by 2022

The City of Gardena (Los Angeles) is taking advantage of a $2.7 million award by the California Energy Commission to deploy and gather data on five 100% battery electric buses in disadvantaged areas. One of the GTrans agency’s 40-foot New Flyer low-floor buses has already been converted by Complete Coach Works and four others are in line. updated October 21

CCW for CNG Upfits for Garden City

April 30, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Complete Coach Works Is Repowering 47 Refuse Trucks

Southern California’s Complete Coach Works is converting 47 refuse trucks to CNG for San Jose-based Garden City Sanitation. The repower job includes new 8.9-liter ISL G engines from Cummins Westport and a custom fuel tank system that will provide 75 DGE – diesel gallon equivalents.

Manhattan Project: CCW’s Battery Bus

April 11, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Transit Vehicle Rebuilt as Battery-Electric Gets New York Trial

The ZEPS bus by Complete Coach Works, a 40-foot 1996 New Flyer converted to full battery electric operation, is being tested in Manhattan by MTA New York City Transit. The payoff? Potential for a quiet, full-size city bus that can work 100 miles a day burning no fuel at all.

Complete’s Complete Electric Bus

February 9, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  Comments Off on Complete’s Complete Electric Bus

With ZEPS on Old Chassis, CCW Hopes to Make Transit History

Southern California’s Complete Coach Works is promoting a 100% battery bus, built on used diesel chassis, that with a price of about $500,000 could revolutionize all-electric transit, with single-charge range better than 100 miles.

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