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Byk-Rak – Seattle-area transit group changing to wide-tire racks on some buses

Seattle-area transit group changing to wide-tire racks on some buses Owosso, Mich. – Kitsap County Transit in Bremerton, Wash. is retrofitting 16 of its 76 public transit buses with Byk-Rak’s wide-tire racks, and they have committed to buy more. This means cyclists with wide-tire bicycles will now have an easier time of using public transit […]

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Miami-Dade Purchases 33 Proterra Catalyst® E2 Electric Buses and Proterra Charging Systems Miami’s order of 33, 40-foot electric buses represents the largest EV bus order on the East Coast

NEWS PROVIDED BY Proterra  Oct 07, 2019, 08:00 ET BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that Miami-Dade has agreed to purchase 33, 40-foot Proterra Catalyst® E2 electric buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology and up to 75 plug-in Proterra chargers. With 33 electric buses and charging systems, Miami-Dade represents the largest […]

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New Flyer’s Jennifer McNeill named to Canada’s Clean50 sustainability leaders for 2020

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – October 3, 2019: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that Jennifer McNeill, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has been named an Honouree of Canada’s prestigious Clean50 list for 2020. […]

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SMART, DDOT Become Proterra’s 100th Customer with Purchase of Proterra® Battery-Electric Buses and Charging Systems

Proterra brings electric vehicle technology to the Motor City and marks more than 800 vehicles sold in North America NEWS PROVIDED BY Proterra  Oct 03, 2019, 08:00 ET SHARE THIS ARTICLE BURLINGAME, Calif., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) […]

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ALEXANDER DENNIS ENVIRO200 STARTS SIX-MONTH REVENUE TRIAL WITH MARTA IN ATLANTA

Published: 30 Sep 2019  Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that it has supplied an Enviro200 to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for a six-month revenue trial. The 30ft midibus will run on MARTA’s circulator and connector […]

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Vicinity – A Mid-Size Bus Success Story

In less than 10 years a new mid-size bus from Vancouver, British Columbia not only became a major player in the Canadian bus market but also broke into the bus market in the United States. Designed from scratch to fill a specific need, the Vicinity transit bus from Grande West Transportation has become an obvious […]

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ZF Components for Electric Buses Where the industry is going, ZF is already there.

In recent years, National Bus Trader has published several articles covering developments in alternative fuels for buses. On many occasions we have suggested that indications are that the bus industry is moving towards electric buses. The biggest thing holding us back is the state-of-the-art in battery capacity. However, various advances, including in-route charging systems, have […]

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