ACT News 2017


West Coast Cities Want LOTS More EVs

January 10, 2017 in ACT Expo 2016, ACT Expo 2017, EVs, municipal fleet by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Mayors Ask Automakers to Increase Production
To Aid Them in the Fight Against Climate Change,
As Many as 24,000 May Be Purchased for Their Fleets

The mayors of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle today released the nation’s first multi-city request to the automobile industry to help municipalities reduce fuel and maintenance costs by deploying increased numbers of electric vehicles.

Proterra Notches Seattle e-Bus Sale

September 9, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Just Two Battery Buses But There’s an Option for 200

Pure battery bus builder Proterra, a proponent of en-route fast-charging using high-power DC equipment, reported a contract for the sale of two 100% electric transit vehicles and a fast-charge system to King County Metro in Seattle.

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