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Chile Orders 150 Electric Buses From BYD!

July 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Miami, where you at? NYC, where you at? Chicago, where you at? Los Angeles, where you at? Chile just order 150 electric buses from BYD to transport people around its capital city of Santiago. Yes, 150!


Santiago (Chile) Adding 200 Electric Buses In 2019

June 7th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

183 more BYD electric buses are coming to Santiago, Chile, later this summer according to the Minister of Transport and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt. The new buses will join the 100 electric buses that BYD and local partner, Enel, brought into the capital last December


BYD Lands Deal For 15 Electric Buses In Madrid

May 17th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

BYD has taken another step forward in electrifying mass transit in Spain, as the company has landed a deal with EMT Madrid for 15 BYD 12-meter buses. The new order marks the first order of fully electric buses from BYD for EMT Madrid, which is the primary operator of public surface transit operations in the Spanish capital


BYD Electrifies Chile With 100 Bus Fleet For Santiago

December 14th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chile is leading the charge towards sustainable transportation in South America, having taken delivery of what is now the largest pure electric bus fleet in South America. The delivery of the 100 fully electric BYD K9FE buses was marked by a ceremony in the capital city of Santiago, Chile, on December 13th that was attended by the President of Chile, Mr Sebastián Piñera, the Minister of Transportation in Chile, Gloria Hutt, and other key leaders from the country


BYD Chairman Wang Chuanfu Is Leading A Clean Energy Revolution In China & Beyond

April 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

BYD’s core competency is batteries, which blossomed as a result of founder, CEO, and Chairman Wang Chuanfu’s technical mastery and eye towards the future. He led BYD into cell phone batteries when cell phones made their entrance into the market (in the '90s!) and then into laptop battery supply as businesses shifted from desktop computing to portable computing solutions


20 BYD Electric Buses Launched On Beautiful Jeju Island In Korea

April 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

BYD has announced yet another rollout of 20 of its fully electric shuttle buses in South Korea's Jeju Island. The project was comprised of 20 of BYD's 15 passenger eBus-7 vehicles that, a perfect fit for the island's narrow roads while still packing plenty of range (200 kilometers of range per charge)


BYD Ramps Up In Brazil With Launch of New Electric Bus Model

March 21st, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chinese new energy giant BYD has kicked off its bus chassis production operations in Brazil with the launch of a new electric bus model in the nation's capital, Brasília. The new model was designed in partnership with Marcopolo and utilizes a BYD rolling chassis that has been married with a Marcopolo Torino body


Denmark To Test Hydrogen Buses — But Why?

February 22nd, 2018 | by Jesper Berggreen

The northern region of Denmark has ordered 3 hydrogen fuel cell powered buses, at an expected price tag of almost $1 million each. In itself that is a very high cost compared to a standard Chinese BYD K9 electric bus at about $500,000, but what strikes me more is the chosen headline in the country's respected national news media: "The future is here: the country's first hydrogen buses are coming."


100% Electric Bus Fleet For Shenzhen (Population 11.9 Million) By End Of 2017

November 12th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

You are definitely living under a rock if you haven't heard that many cities in China are suffering from record-breaking pollution levels. If you're a hardcore regular of CleanTechnica, you also know that electric buses have been selling like hotcakes in China. The EV-loving city Shenzhen is taking it one step further. In Shenzhen, electric buses will make up all public bus transportation by the end of this year, primarily BYD electric buses


BYD Lands Contract For 60 Electric Buses With Los Angeles County Metro

August 4th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The City of Los Angeles is serious about its commitment to combating climate change. It is adding hundreds of electric cars to its municipal fleet and making plans that will allow low-income residents to dump their older cars with high emissions for cleaner cars. It is promoting many miles of bike paths. And the Los Angeles county public transportation system, known as the Metro, has just inked a deal with BYD to buy 60 electric buses for its fleet


BYD Expands Brazilian Operations With New PV Solar Panel & Electric Bus Chassis Production

April 18th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

BYD continues its global charge into new cleantech markets at a breakneck pace. Following news of a new electric bus assembly factory in France and a full-blown factory in Hungary, BYD announced that it is expanding its operations in Campinas, Brazil, which originally opened in 2015. The company is adding a solar photovoltaic factory and an electric bus chassis assembly factory


Electrifying Amsterdam Schiphol Airport — Tesla Taxis, Electric Buses, Etc. (#CleanTechnica Original)

March 29th, 2017 | by Rogier van Rooij

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is incrementally electrifying transportation on, from, and to the aviation hub. Being the largest airport in the Netherlands and the 3rd largest player in Europe, with 63.6 million passengers handled in 2016, Schiphol has expressed an ambition to become the most sustainable airport in the world. An important means of reaching this goal is by switching over to electric drivetrains for vehicles operating on the airport itself, as well as for transportation of passengers to and from Schiphol Airport


St. Petersburg (Florida) Gets 2 Electric Buses

March 5th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The use of two newly acquired, clean, quiet, all-electric buses is starting in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The Sierra Club reports that the BYD electric buses coming to St. Pete and other locations in Pinellas County will run as often as possible this year so that more people can experience them and their emissions-cutting potential is maximized



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