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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


50 BYD Electric Buses For Argentina, + A Local Factory

January 11th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The China-based electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has secured a new contract to supply Argentina with 50 electric buses, following a bidding process launched there by the country's Ministry of Environment. The company apparently beat out 5 other bidders to win the contract


BYD Wins Electric Bus Award In California

November 4th, 2016 | by James Ayre

BYD recently landed a big prize in the nascent but highly competitive electric bus market. It won the 2016 Electric Bus of the Year Award by the Los Angeles Sustainability Coalition, as announced at a recent event celebrating sustainability efforts in the region, according to an email sent to EV Obsession and CleanTechnica



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