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Tag: BYD

Electric Vehicle Fleet Expands in Singapore 

Electric Vehicle Fleet Expands in Singapore 

| August 11, 2017

Electric bus leader BYD is helping Singapore migrate to cleaner transportation with the delivery of new 100% electric vehicles recently.  To commemorate Singapore celebrating 52 years of independence, BYD set their sights on the future by unveiling a new bus that can comfortably transport travelers up to 250 kilometers on a single charge. “We are […]

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LA Metro Expands Electric Bus Orders

LA Metro Expands Electric Bus Orders

| July 28, 2017

In a unanimous vote, the Board of Los Angeles Metro, one of the largest transportation systems in the United States, voted  to award a contract for 60 40-foot all-electric buses to local manufacturer BYD. According to BYD, this is among the largest single contracts for electric buses in US history, and will directly lead to […]

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Canada’s Oil Province Buys BYD Electric Buses

Canada’s Oil Province Buys BYD Electric Buses

| May 31, 2017

St. Albert in Canada’s oil producing province of Alberta has launched three BYD K9S electric buses as part of the provincial government’s move to broaden its public transportation network in a sustainable manner. Four more electric buses are scheduled to hit the streets of St. Albert by the end of the year. Last year the […]

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BYD Debuts Class 8 Battery-Electric Refuse Truck

BYD Debuts Class 8 Battery-Electric Refuse Truck

| May 4, 2017

BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has introduced its class 8 battery-electric refuse truck. According to the company, the new vehicle “represents the first heavy-duty refuse truck designed and built by an original equipment manufacturer and is 100 percent battery electric.” BYD’s 10-ton payload refuse truck provides 76 miles of range with minimal […]

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Missouri Town Touts Expanding Electric Transit Fleet

Missouri Town Touts Expanding Electric Transit Fleet

| April 29, 2017

BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announced the delivery of three additional buses to Columbia, Missouri, bringing the total to nine and representing the first and only battery-electric fleet in revenue service in Missouri, and one of the largest in the Midwest. “Columbia is home to over two million annual transit rides […]

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Battery-Electric Transit Buses Coming to Maryland

Battery-Electric Transit Buses Coming to Maryland

| April 20, 2017

BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, has announced that Howard County Transit, a division of the Regional Transit Authority of Central Maryland (RTA), has received delivery of three 35-foot BYD K9S Battery-Electric, Zero-Emission Buses. The company reports that these are the first zero-emission electric transit buses in Maryland. To support the effort, an […]

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BYD Partners with Goodwill on Electric Delivery Trucks in Bay Area

BYD Partners with Goodwill on Electric Delivery Trucks in Bay Area

| April 10, 2017

BYD, a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, joined the California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and SF Goodwill on the launch of a new project that will bring 11 clean, zero-emission battery electric trucks to operate throughout the Bay Area communities of San Francisco, Redwood City and Burlingame. The project represents […]

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BYD Unveils World’s First Battery Electric Coach Bus

BYD Unveils World’s First Battery Electric Coach Bus

| January 28, 2015

BYD Motors Inc. has officially unveiled the world’s first long range, 100% battery electric over-the-road coach bus. Named the BYD C9, it is a two-axle, 40′ coach with the seating capacity to carry 47 people at highway speed for over 190 miles. The BYD C9 is the first of three 100% battery electric coaches the […]

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