GreenPower Motor Company, a Canadian manufacturer of electric buses for the transit, shuttle, tourist and school sectors, has announced results for the quarter ended in December. The company sold or leased a record 35 electric buses during the period: 33 of its EV Star Class 4 shuttles and two Synapse Type D school buses. Thirty… Read more »
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Double-decker buses are going electric, and not only in London. CVS Cruise Victoria has been using an EV550 electric double-decker from GreenPower Motor Company to transport tourists to and from the busy cruise ship terminal at Ogden Point in Victoria, British Columbia for almost two years. In February, the company added two more to its… Read more »
California’s Rialto Unified School District, which operates a fleet of 68 school buses serving 29 schools, has ordered two Synapse 72 electric school buses from GreenPower Motor Company, for delivery by the summer of 2018. GreenPower offers a range of electric buses with low-floor or high-floor bodies. GreenPower’s e-bus is based on a clean-sheet design,… Read more »
Canada-based GreenPower Motor Company has signed a contract to supply 10 of its EV350 40-foot electric transit buses to the City of Porterville, California. The e-buses will be deployed on all 9 Porterville Transit routes. The $9-million order includes 11 charging systems to be installed at the city’s maintenance facility and transit center. The first… Read more »
GreenPower Motor Company has announced that the City of Porterville will deploy 10 of the company’s EV350 40-foot electric transit buses, as well as charging infrastructure including 11 charging stations, supported by a $9.5-million grant from the California Air Resources Board. CARB’s award to Porterville was one of nine awards from the Zero-Emission Truck and… Read more »
The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $2.75 billion (Canadian) over five years to enhance public transit systems and switch them to electrical power, including support for the purchase of zero-emission transit and school buses. Among the providers of zero-emission transit solutions expected to benefit from the new investment are Nova Bus in… Read more »
California will use $9.5 million from California Climate Investments (CCI), the state’s cap-and-trade program, to bring 10 battery-electric buses and supporting infrastructure to serve disadvantaged communities in the south San Joaquin Valley city of Porterville. In addition to the buses, the project includes charging stations and solar panels. Southern California Edison will support the installation… Read more »