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20–30 Electric Buses Headed For Chicago

Originally published on EV Obsession. Following the recent and positive completion of an electric bus trial program, the Chicago Transit Authority has committed to purchasing a fleet of 20 to 30 electric buses over the next few years, according to recent reports. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) first took delivery of electric buses … [continued]

The New Flyer XcelsiorÆ Electric Bus (Zero Emissions)

Yesterday morning, I enjoyed a ride in the New Flyer XcelsiorÆ Electric Bus, a zero-emissions bus that was being explored by the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority. Quiet, comfy, smooth, and instant torque. Perfect for city operation and mass transit. The group I was with included John Andrews, the regional sales manager for New Flyer; Phil Compton, Senior Representative of … [continued]