Tag Archive for 'electric bus'

BYD’s electric buses enters service on busy commuter route in London

December 19th, 2013 by BYD Company Ltd

Two pure electric BYD ebuses were handed over to Transport for London on 18 December 2013 in a ceremony involving the Mayor of London’s Environment spokesman, operator Go-Ahead and BYD. The buses will operate on two central London routes, number 507 and 521, which operate between Victoria, Waterloo and London Bridge stations. The 12 metre […]

Optare demonstrates electric bus at UK Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2013

September 9th, 2013 by Optare Group Ltd

Optare, the British manufacturing company that is pioneering the introduction of fully integral low-floor battery-powered buses in the UK and Europe, provided visitors to LCV2013, which is organised by Cenex, the Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies, with the opportunity to experience one of its award-winning electric buses. A 9.25 metre Optare […]

Refurbishing and converting diesel buses to electric battery power

February 11th, 2013 by Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno interviews Macy Neshati, VP of Complete Coach Works based in Riverside, California but with facilities in several US states. Complete Coach Works buys old buses and refurbishes them and puts in an electric powertrain so that the all-electric bus is substantially less expensive than a brand new electric bus. Complete Coach Works bought […]

GE electric bus couples two battery types to reduce fuel cell cost & size

December 21st, 2012 by GE Global Research

Researchers at GE Global Research, the General Electric Company’s technology development arm, have achieved a first step in reducing the cost of clean fuel, zero emission buses, with a vehicle powered by GE’s new Durathon™ battery in tandem with a lithium battery and a hydrogen fuel cell. This promising development of a new energy management […]