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London gets their first zero-emission double-decker bus this year

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London’s public transport network is about to get a lot greener, with Mayor Boris Johnson announcing that the world’s first purpose-built pure electric double-decker bus will hit the city’s streets later this year.

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BYD to contribute to green Rio Olympic Games

By Xinhua

BYD, a Chinese producer of electric vehicles and solar panels, will contribute to green Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next year.

Rio is determined to hold environment-friendly Olympics, setting an example of sustainability and leaving a green legacy for Brazil. 31 more words


Windsor won't get electric buses, but will buy on-board cameras

Windsor will miss out on a second try to test electric buses — and to land a factory building them — but there’s good news. 441 more words



BYD K9A Other names BYD, K9A, ebus Manafacturer Changsha BYD Coach Company Bodywork BYD Integral Year 2014 Local Operators NA Technical Data Length 12m Width 2.55m Entry Low entry Engine BYD-TYC90A… 750 more words

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Why electric buses matter

Metro showed off one of its five new electric buses at a press event today with Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and Wang Chuanfu, the chairman of BYD, the firm building the buses for Metro.  214 more words


Transportation headlines, Wednesday, April 29

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Transportation Headlines

Earth Day: Go Green and Go Metro

One of five new test electric buses from BYD Inc. Photos by Luis Inzunza / Metro

Stephanie Wiggins, Metro Interim Deputy CEO, speaking at Earth Day event. 1,070 more words

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