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Electric Jeepney Project Gets Help From Formula E Engineers

QEV Philippines makes the case for a ‘green jeepney’ (electric jeepney) revolution Is there anything quite as iconic in public transportation as the jeepneys that roam the roads throughout the Philippines? Ok, sure, London has its black cabs and, we suppose, its double-decker buses. Still, nothing marries timelessness and transport with a joie…

3 months ago by Domenick Yoney 8

Proterra Opens New Electric Bus Factory In U.S. – Video

Proterra, joined by California Governor Jerry Brown, officially commemorated the opening of its new Los Angeles manufacturing facility to serve West Cost transit agencies. The new factory is the company’s second after the Greenville, South Carolina assembly plant, where Proterra already has produced and delivered more than 100 electric buses (out…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 23

BYD Scores Another Major EV Bus Order in London

BYD and ADL (Alexander Dennis) scored a major electric bus order in UK, as RATP Dev London has ordered 36 vehicles. Previously, the Chinese-British alliance was able to secure an order for 51 buses for London. The new order is for the 10.8 m buses that will be delivered in Spring…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 1

BMW Invests In Proterra E-Bus Maker, As Does Al Gore

BMW i Ventures, a corporate venture capital team founded by BMW Group in 2011, has invested in Proterra – the US electric bus manufacturer, which currently holds 60% market share in the North American electric transit market.  BMW i Ventures also owns a sizable chunk of public charging network – ChargePoint….

4 months ago by Mark Kane 4

Proterra Adds New Cold Weather Packages For Electric Buses

Proterra, an innovative US electric bus manufacturer, seems to now be maturing – and with that, refining its product.   An example of this is the addition of a new “Proterra Diagnostic Tool” and “Proterra Cold Weather Package” option. After selling more than 400 vehicles (delivered and ordered), Proterra’s buses…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 9