BYD unveils first 45' battery-electric commuter coach bus

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BYD, North America’s largest electric bus manufacturer, unveiled the first 45-foot battery-electric commuter coach bus at this year’s APTA Expo. BYD offers seven battery-electric coach and bus models, more than any other manufacturer in the North American market today. BYD also manufactures battery- electric trucks and forklifts. BYD battery-electric, zero-emission forklift. 
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Tesla to build new EV plant in New Mexico!

Plugs and Cars

And GM keeps telling us the batteries aren't ready. AP via the Detroit News Link Albuquerque, N.M., The $35 million facility on Albuquerque's west side will mean 400 new jobs, Gov. The company plans to produce at least 10,000 cars a year at the Albuquerque plant, with the first cars scheduled to be ready in the fall of 2009.

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USDOT announces $84.9M through Lo-No program to expand advanced bus technologies

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These include hydrogen fuel cells, battery electric engines, and related infrastructure investments such as charging stations. The Anaheim Transportation Network will receive funds to purchase advanced battery-electric buses. The District Department of Transportation will receive funds to purchase battery electric buses, which will replace diesel vehicles that are reaching the end of their useful life. City of Albuquerque. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

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BYD unveils North America’s largest electric bus factory; capacity for up to 1,500 vehicles annually

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BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, unveiled its expanded battery-electric bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California—North America’s largest. The growth of BYD Coach and Bus reflects a rapid transition to electric transportation and will allow BYD to build up to 1,500 battery-electric buses annually. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty Manufacturing Vehicle Manufacturers

Mayors Join Drive

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Plug-in hybrid vehicles would combine today’s new gas-electric hybrid technology with larger batteries that could provide an all-electric operating range of 25 miles to 35 miles or more. Conference of Mayors Join Drive for Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles LAS VEGAS—June 5, 2006— The U.S.

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DOE To Award $104.7M to Establish Research and Testing Facilities for Carbon Fiber Manufacturing, Advanced Batteries, and Net-Zero Energy Building Technology

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Specifically, the funding will go toward reducing the production cost of carbon fiber manufacturing, to help in reducing the weight of vehicles; improved efficiency and lower costs for car batteries; and net-zero energy building technologies. million to construct three battery research and development facilities: a Battery Prototype Cell Fabrication Facility, a Materials Production Scale-Up Facility, and a Post-Test Analysis Facility.

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Obama Administration launches series of actions to accelerate EV adoption; inc. $4.5B in loan guarantees, pursuing 350 kW fast charge

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During past eight years the number of plug-in electric vehicle models has increased from one to more than 20, battery costs have decreased 70%, and the number of electric vehicle charging stations has increased from less than 500 in 2008 to more than 16,000 today—a 40-fold increase. A 350 kW charging system could charge a 200-mile range battery in less than 10 minutes. Batteries Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Plug-ins Policy

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Kenworth Receives Largest Hybrid Tractor and Truck Order Yet

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GVW) will be deployed to Albuquerque, Boston, Cincinnati, Columbus (Ohio), Jacksonville (Fla.), The hybrids also have an integral transmission-mounted motor/generator and frame-mounted 340-volt, lithium-ion battery pack. Coca-Cola Enterprises has ordered 150 Kenworth T370 diesel-electric tractors and 35 Kenworth T370 hybrid trucks, all of which will be on the road this year. The Kenworth T370 tractors (rated at 55,000 lb.