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March 3, 2017

Mass Transit – Bus Electrification: Choosing the Right Charging Method

Bus Electrification: Choosing the Right Charging Method BY MAILE BUCHER ON FEB 10, 2017 With the focus of many agencies switching to electric buses, it is important for them to first consider which charging method would be most successful in their region. While some may view charging as a sort of inconvenience, Michael Austin of BYD […]

October 20, 2014

BIV – Companies Rev Up Green Transportation Products

While one B.C. early-stage company debuts its electric bus, other local businesses, including Vancouver’s Westport Innovations, have struggled to make a profit in the sector A diesel-powered tour bus, jet black with its windows tinted, pulls around a tight corner outside the Vancouver Convention Centre and roars by the mix of tourists and business people [...]
October 10, 2014

Huffington Post – GreenPowerBus Touts Zero-Emission Coach

A Vancouver bus company is touting its new vehicle as an effective way to cut pollution on the Lower Mainland. GreenPowerBus, founded in Gastown, rolled out its EV350 coach in downtown Vancouver this morning. The company says the zero-emission electric bus has no engine or transmission and can go 250 kilometres on a single charge. […]

October 10, 2014

News1130 – Could a Vancouver Company’s Electric Bus Revolutionize Transit?

Could a Vancouver company’s electric bus revolutionize transit systems? Green Power Motor Company claims long-term savings make it worthwhile Simon Druker October 7, 2014 6:58 am VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – It has been called a bus combined with a Tesla. A Vancouver-based company is hoping to take the next step in transit evolution, as it shows […]

March 27, 2014

Electric Buses Being Tested Around The World

Electric Buses Being Tested Around The World, Pleasing Passengers And The Environment A large, 60-foot electric bus has been running for almost two weeks in Sao Paulo, Brazil where it has transported over 135,000 passengers since hitting the road. The bus joined the city’s already diverse fleet, which includes buses running on biodiesel, ethanol, diesel […]