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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 Delivers The First Fleet Of Electric Buses To Argentina

May 25th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

A fleet of fully electric buses in Argentina was brought across the Chilean border and to its final destination in the City of Mendoza by BYD on May 23rd after making the lengthy trek to get into the country by freighter. The 12 new BYD K9 buses will be the first fleet of electric buses in Argentina when local bus operator STM puts them into operation later this year.


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


One Ecuadorian City Is Converting Its Entire Bus Fleet To Electric By March 2019

November 14th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The transit operator in the Ecuadorian port city of Guayaquil has decided to convert its entire fleet of transit buses over to electric with the purchase of 20 of BYD's 12-meter, 80 passenger buses. The transition to electric transit is expected to set the city of Guayaquil apart as a leader in clean technologies, a fitting role for the city long known as the 'Gateway to the Galapagos'


City of St. Albert Receives Its First 3 Electric Buses from BYD, Electrifying 10% of Fleet in 2017

May 25th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The City of St. Albert just took delivery on the first three electric buses BYD has delivered to Canada. The three BYD K9 buses are the first installment of the order of a total of seven electric buses for the city. The order represents a conversion of a full 10% of the city's bus fleet to electric, which will be fulfilled by the end of the year and shows its commitment to migrating its fleet to next-generation fuels


BYD K9 Electric Bus Takes Maiden Trip In Long Beach, California

February 11th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

The electric bus wave is upon us and cities are very eager to use them to paint a greener face. Companies such as BYD and Proterra are taking center stage and bitterly fighting for this new lucrative market. In fact, both romanced the city of Long Beach in California (my home base) for some time. The BYD K9 edged out the latter, so we are exploring it in more detail



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