BYD (Build Your Dreams), the largest battery-electric bus manufacturer in North America and one of the largest electric vehicle companies’ in the world, announced a new order that will see three American-made BYD K9S electric buses deployed in Baton Rouge, LA under the authority of the Capital Area Transit System (CATS) later this year. “In […]
California’s Foothill Transit tests an electric bus
Foothill Transit has fully electrified one route in its service area and is investigating the feasibility of electrifying other routes as well.
COMO Connect (Missouri) add three to its all-electric bus fleet
The three, 30-ft, low-floor, all-electric transit buses will be supplied by BYD, the largest manufacturer of electric busses, with a battery that provides 144 mi/charge and can recharge in two to three hours.
London’s double deck electric busses capable of 190 miles with 81 passengers
Transport for London is making a bold move with the introduction of the world’s first zero-emission, long-range, all-electric busses from BYD.
All aboard the electric bus, in St. Albert. Good for their wind generated power
The City of St. Albert has ordered three all-electric buses from BYD, which will be 35 feet in length with a battery range of up to 250 kilometers.
More great uses for wind-generated power
Demand for electric power, thanks to the recession, has been almost flat for the last seven years and government forecasts for the next few years are not encouraging. Some of that lack of growth is attributed to improved efficiency. Not long ago, for instance, we replaced incandescent light bulbs around our house with CFLs and…
Electric busses: Another good use for wind-generated power
The world’s largest battery-electric vehicle says Chinese manufacturer BYD (Build Your Dream) is a 60-foot articulated bus that can carry 120 passengers over 170 miles on a single electric charge. Hundreds gather at the beginning of BYD’s APTA EXPO presentation for the unveiling of its battery-electric bus. The company also displayed a 40-ft bus that…
All aboard the electric bus
Editor’s note: Electric vehicles will be a boon to the electric utility industry and hence, the wind power industry. This one bus and other EVs on the road are the tip of the iceberg. The Antelope Valley Transit Authority’s (AVTA in Lancaster, Calif.) new electric BYD bus is performing better than advertised. AVTA and BYD…