06 May '13, 7pm

Green Automotive Works on Electric Buses, But Still Plans 1,000-Mile EV

Green Automotive Works on Electric Buses, But Still Plans 1,000-Mile EV

Has the United Kingdom been cultivating an EV company that will flourish in the United States? That’s certainly what Ian Hobday believes. Hobday is C.E.O. of Liberty Electric Cars Ltd., a U.K.-based company, and simultaneously a director of Newport Coachworks Inc., a bus maker in the U.S. Both companies are now held under the umbrella of Green Automotive Company, Inc., which is based in Newport Beach, Calif. and listed in the U.S. Its shares are traded over the counter under the symbol GACR. Newport Coachworks held an open house at its headquarter in Riverside, Calif. on May 4. For now, Newport Coachworks is working on an order for 432 buses from Don Brown Bus Sales Inc. of Johnstown, NY. Those vehicles will be powered by diesel or compressed natural gas. However, that’s only a springboard to an electric future. “The normal fuel business is helping us fund our electric dev...

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