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Published on June 20th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

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June 20th, 2014 by  


Editor’s Note: The issue of how best to propel the electric bus revolution is an interesting one. BYD’s electric bus was made to compete with conventional buses on existing metrics and standards set by those conventional buses. It’s already cost-competitive on a lifecycle cost basis. However, innovative ideas such as wireless charging and ultrafast charging are other approaches to big battery packs with long range. Here’s another article about that last idea:

Video: TOSA Electric Bus Recharges In Just 15 Seconds (via Gas 2.0)

Mass transit systems stand to benefit the most from the electrification of vehicles, with electric buses in particular appealing to transit authorities. In Switzerland, the new TOSA electric bus system has begun testing with a unique fast-charging system…


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