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15 Jan 2018

ALL-ELECTRIC BUS PILOT PROGRAM FOR NEW YORK

ALL-ELECTRIC BUS PILOT PROGRAM FOR NEW YORK The new zero-emission, all-electric buses support environmental sustainability, are quieter than traditional buses, and will feature amenities such as Wi-Fi and USB ports to enhance customer experience. Recently started was a three-year pilot program for 10 all-electric buses with the goal of reducing emissions and modernizing the MTA's bus fleet. Using lessons learned from the initial phase of the pilot, the MTA intends to order an additional 60 all-electric buses. Timing of the larger order will be dictated by the buses' performance during the initial phase of the pilot.



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11 Jan 2018

ELECTRIC VAN HOOL COACHES WITH PROTERRA BATTERY TECHNOLOGY.

ELECTRIC VAN HOOL COACHES WITH PROTERRA BATTERY TECHNOLOGY. Development of an all-electric version of the Van Hool CX series coaches in partnership with Proterra, a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles is underway. The new Van Hool CX45E and CX35E models utilize the CX platform and will feature Proterra E2 battery technology along with a fully-electric drivetrain designed to deliver exceptional operational, environmental and passenger benefits. The CX Electric Vehicle partnership will bring together the resources of — ABC Companies, Van Hool, and Proterra — each committed to technology innovation.



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