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DART rolls out electric buses for downtown route

On July 2, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (TX) rolled out seven all-electric buses for its downtown D-Link route. The post DART rolls out electric buses...

Problems plague BYD electric buses

An investigation by the Los Angeles Times found substantial problems with BYD electric buses in use at LA Metro and elsewhere. The post Problems plague...

Weekend round-up

Some stories you may have missed: Elon Musk keeps digging under LA, NJ TRANSIT adds surveillance cameras to rail, and RIPTA gets funds for...

MnDOT invited public to test autonomous shuttle

The Minnesota Department of Transportation invited the public to try out its autonomous shuttle as part of the Minneapolis Super Bowl festivities. The post MnDOT...

Transit operators are slow to adopt electric buses

U.S. transit operators have been slow to adopt all-electric buses because of concerns about price, performance, and the still-evolving technology. The post Transit operators...

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Big Blue Bus reveals new GILLIG Battery Electric Bus

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BYD taps Stertil-Koni lifts for bus manufacturing plant

Stertil-Koni Mobile Column Lifts support the BYD manufacturing process. Stertil-Koni/BYD Stertil-Koni announced that BYD selected and is now using Stertil-Koni heavy-duty vehicle lifting systems in its...

Michigan Flyer expands service to Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Along with the launch of Brighton service on October 1, Michigan Flyer will add more daily roundtrips between the East Lansing Marriott and Detroit...