EV Star Debuts in Victoria

EV Star Debuts in Victoria

  Greenpower Motors visited Victoria this week to introduce its latest mass transit vehicle, the EV Star. And while many in the city have seen the company’s 100% electric double-decker buses operated by CVS Tours, the new vehicle is expected to become a far more familiar sight as it assumes its role as a multi- industry workhorse with a myriad…

Electric buses are now cheaper than diesel

Electric buses are now cheaper than diesel

Fred Lambert, Electrek.co, February 13, 2017 Electric buses are now cheaper than diesel/CNG and could dominate the market within 10 years, says Proterra CEO Transit vehicles today are mostly powered by gasoline, diesel, and CNG, while batteries only represent about 1% of the market. It is currently a small part of the industry, but it’s also the fastest growing fuel source in…

Electric Bus Charging Cost Calculator allows transit agencies to estimate charging costs

Electric Bus Charging Cost Calculator allows transit agencies to estimate charging costs

Electric Bus Charging Cost Calculator allows transit agencies to estimate charging costs Charles Morris, Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine, August 23, 2016 The California Air Resources Board has published a downloadable macro-enabled worksheet tool for estimating electricity costs for electric bus deployments. Transit agencies considering purchases of e-buses can use the spreadsheet to calculate their cost savings. The tool estimates monthly…

The inevitability of electric buses

The inevitability of electric buses

The inevitability of electric buses Posted August 17, 2016 by Christian Ruoff & filed under Features, Vehicle Features.  Charged EVs   Electric transit buses enter the fast-follower market stage as the leaders work to remove the last barriers to adoption. Q&A with Proterra’s Ryan Popple and ABB’s Daan Nap on the state of the market and charging standards in North America…