Posts Tagged: Complete Coach Works

Complete Coach Works introduces a 466 kWh battery pack for transit buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a California company that offers repairs and upgrades for both fossil-fueled and electric transit buses and coaches, has announced an optional, larger 466 kWh onboard energy storage system for its Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS). The larger battery pack is paired with a liquid-cooled all-electric drive system and a permanent magnet… Read more »

WAVE wireless charging helps transit agencies save money by going electric

Wireless charging technology is almost ready for the big stage. Qualcomm has demonstrated its Halo system in various vehicles, including the Drayson B12/69 electric race car. Evatran’s Plugless aftermarket system is now commercially available for the Volt and the LEAF, and a Model S-compatible version is coming soon. Several major automakers have indicated that they’re… Read more »

Complete Coach Works offers a remanufactured electric bus for the cost of a new diesel

Urban transit buses represent a prime opportunity for electrification. Their typical duty cycles allow them to be conveniently recharged at terminals, and the savings on fuel and maintenance can be enormous. Furthermore, cities around the world are revitalizing and beautifying their downtown districts, so getting rid of noise and diesel smoke is a welcome benefit…. Read more »

Chrysler’s new hybrid minivan has a plug (but don’t tell anyone)

Chrysler holds an enviable position atop the popular minivan segment, and the less respectable distinction of being the leading electrification skeptic among major automakers. So the company’s new plug-in hybrid minivan, which is scheduled to arrive in showrooms in late 2016, is something of a milestone. The Pacifica Hybrid, which Chrysler calls the industry’s first… Read more »