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Posts Tagged: Gillig

St Petersburg, Florida’s PSTA hopes to deploy 60 new electric buses

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, which serves Charged’s home city of St Petersburg, Florida, hopes to add 60 electric buses to its fleet over the next five years. The PSTA board has unanimously approved an agreement with bus-maker Gillig to provide the 60 new e-buses. The procurement, which is expected to cost $80 million, including… Read more »

Gillig produces its 100th battery-electric bus, with Cummins battery system

Cummins and Gillig have announced the production of the 100th Gillig battery-electric bus built since the two companies began their collaboration on transit vehicles in 2019. The milestone bus will be delivered to Metro Transit in St. Louis, Missouri. “We’re thrilled that our 100th electric bus is going to Metro, an agency that we have… 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 »