25 Dec '13, 10am

AVTA Awards Contract for Electric Buses: The Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) announced the purchase o...

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) announced the purchase of two 40-foot, battery-electric buses as part of its clean bus initiative. The BYD electric buses have been funded through a generous grant arranged by Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich to support an electric bus demonstration project in the Antelope Valley. The $1.9 million grant came from Proposition A local return funds and will cover the cost of both buses plus the charging system. "The AVTA is grateful to the Supervisor for his leadership and we are ready to get started on this important initiative," stated AVTA Executive Director Julie Austin. "We look forward to this exciting partnership with BYD ." BYD’s electric bus can drive for 250 km (155 miles) even in heavy city traffic after a full, 5 hour, night-time charge. The ebus is a proven, full-size 12 meter (40 foot) bus which has co...

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Service Updates - Buses: Trains:

buses.co.uk 30 Dec '13, 9am

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London gets its first electric-only buses

London gets its first electric-only buses

treehugger.com 26 Dec '13, 11am

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networkwestmidlands.com 24 Dec '13, 11pm

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treehugger.com 26 Dec '13, 2pm

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Late night buses back from City until 3:15am to...

nctx.co.uk 30 Dec '13, 6pm

We’re running our popular late night buses again this New Year’s Eve to help you get home safely and cheaply after your pa...

Takenaka Corporation wins S$985m contract to bu...

channelnewsasia.com 26 Dec '13, 4am

SINGAPORE: Changi Airport Group (CAG) has awarded a S$985-million contract to Takenaka Corporation for the construction of...