May 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Cummins and TM4 are partnering to bring plug-in hybrid buses with diesel range extender engines to the buses used for inner city transportation. They say the plug-in hybrid buses will cut fuel costs by 50% compared to a traditional hybrid bus.
May 8th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
AVTA has taken delivery of its first 60' articulated electric bus from BYD. It has 12 more on order.
May 5th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
BYD brought its full lineup of electric truck and bus models to the ACT Expo this week. It even included an all electric fork lift for those looking to eliminate diesel emissions from their freight handling operations.
May 1st, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
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April 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters of California will introduce an innovative carbon fiber electric bus on April 20. The bus was commissioned by Thunder Sky Winston Batteries of China.
February 1st, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The University of California - Irvine student funded and operated transportation system has placed an order for 20 all electric buses built by BYD in California. It will be the first university to have all zero emissions buses in its fleet.
December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks
October 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Singapore will begin an experiment with self driving buses in a closed loop system in 2018. Toyota will begin selling hydrogen fuel cell powered buses next year. Japan wants hundreds in service for the 2020 Olympics.
September 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The new Proterra Catalyst E2 electric bus is capable of driving more than 600 miles under controlled conditions. Proterra plans to double production to keep up with demand.
August 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Ryan Popple, CEO of Proterra, the electric bus company, sat down with Important Media head Scott Cooney to talk about the future of transportation and how to run a successful company that focuses on sustainability.
July 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Toshiba has developed an electric bus using an innovative magnetic resonance wireless charging system that is easy to operate. It comes with an advanced SCiB battery that has especially long life over thousands of recharging cycles.
June 14th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
Originally published on CleanTechnica. The initial Cleantech Revolution Tour conference that we held in Berlin was a lot of fun, [&hellip
June 7th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Proterra is a leader in electric bus technology. It is also a pioneer in super fast charging systems. Its CEO, Ryan Popple, says electric vehicles will be the norm in cities within 10 years.