Electric bus

GreenPower to Participate in Electric Vehicle Webinar Presented by Maxim Group LLC and M-Vest on October 22, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) ("GreenPower"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero emissions electric powered medium and heavy duty vehicles, announced today that GreenPower's CEOFraser Atkinson has been invited to present at Building the Electric Vehicle Future Webinar, presented by Maxim Group LLC and M-Vest, onThursday October 22, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) ("GreenPower"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero emissions electric powered medium and heavy duty vehicles, announced today that GreenPower's CEOFraser Atkinson has been invited to present at Building the Electric Vehicle Future Webinar, presented by Maxim Group LLC and M-Vest, onThursday October 22, 2020.
  • GreenPower will participate in a panel discussion led by Maxim Group LLC Senior Research Analyst Tate Sullivan, along with other important voices in the electric vehicle industry.
  • Daily developments in the electric vehicle industry suggest many companies may benefit from long-term adoption.
  • GreenPower employs a clean-sheet design to manufacture all-electric buses that are purpose built to be battery powered with zero emissions.

Electric Bus Market in U.S. to Boom in Coming Years, says P&S Intelligence

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 1:30pm

U.S. electric bus market is predicted to grow to $1,554.5 million by 2024 from, witnessing a CAGR of 23.9% during 20192024.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. electric bus market is predicted to grow to $1,554.5 million by 2024 from, witnessing a CAGR of 23.9% during 20192024.
  • Electric buses with length more than 40 feet are expected to remain the larger category in the market during 20192024.
  • Lithium-ion batteries are safer than other batteries in the market and are, therefore, more preferred for large-sized electric buses.
  • Market Size Breakdown of Electric Bus in the U.S.

Electric Bus Market in U.S. to Boom in Coming Years, says P&S Intelligence

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 1:30pm

U.S. electric bus market is predicted to grow to $1,554.5 million by 2024 from, witnessing a CAGR of 23.9% during 20192024.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. electric bus market is predicted to grow to $1,554.5 million by 2024 from, witnessing a CAGR of 23.9% during 20192024.
  • Electric buses with length more than 40 feet are expected to remain the larger category in the market during 20192024.
  • Lithium-ion batteries are safer than other batteries in the market and are, therefore, more preferred for large-sized electric buses.
  • Market Size Breakdown of Electric Bus in the U.S.

A-Z Bus Sales Delivers First Electric School Buses in California through the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program to Columbia Union School District

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 11:00pm

Converting old diesel-powered school buses to zero-emission electric technology protects our school age children.

Key Points: 
  • Converting old diesel-powered school buses to zero-emission electric technology protects our school age children.
  • It also helps our communities in California clean the air," said John Landherr, CEO, and Chairman of A-Z Bus Sales.
  • The purpose of the VW Environmental Mitigation Trust is to fully mitigate the excess NOx emissions caused by VW's illegal actions.
  • A-Z Bus Sales works closely with school districts to help source funding opportunities for school bus replacements and the critical infrastructure required to support the electric buses.

Loop Energy Applauds Skywell and Joint Venture Partner InPower for Inclusion of a Commercial Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Bus into China's MIIT New Energy Vehicle Index

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 3:00pm

Manufactured with Loop Energy signature eFlow fuel cell stacks, the engines were supplied to Skywell by InPower Renewable Energy Loop's partner in a China-based fuel cell engine manufacturing joint venture.

Key Points: 
  • Manufactured with Loop Energy signature eFlow fuel cell stacks, the engines were supplied to Skywell by InPower Renewable Energy Loop's partner in a China-based fuel cell engine manufacturing joint venture.
  • This development signifies a major advancement of the previously announced cooperation between Loop Energy, In-Power and Skywell targeting the roll out of hydrogen electric buses as a part of Lishui District, Nanjing transit bus fleet.
  • Skywell'snewly released model NJ6106FCEV 10.5m long bus is manufactured by the company's subsidiary Nanjing Golden Dragon Bus Co., Ltd.
  • As a result, Skywell hydrogen electric buses with Loop Energy fuel cell engines are now ready for large-scale commercial deployment in China.

GreenPower Adds ABC Bus as Authorized Dealer in NY Market

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 1:30pm

The agreement provides for 100 vehicles to be purchased by ABC over the next 36 months including the purchase of two EV Stars within thirty days.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement provides for 100 vehicles to be purchased by ABC over the next 36 months including the purchase of two EV Stars within thirty days.
  • ABC was founded in 1950 and has 10 locations with over 500 employees across the United States.
  • After several months of working through the logistics of bringing on a new dealer for this territory, GreenPower and ABC are ready to begin aggressively pursuing this market.
  • GreenPower employs a clean-sheet design to manufacture all-electric buses that are purpose built to be battery powered with zero emissions.

GreenPower EV Star Selected as an Eligible Vehicle by CalACT

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

GreenPower's dealer Creative Bus Sales is only one of four dealers, representing select models of electric shuttles, including GreenPower's EV Star, that are qualified to sell under the contract.

Key Points: 
  • GreenPower's dealer Creative Bus Sales is only one of four dealers, representing select models of electric shuttles, including GreenPower's EV Star, that are qualified to sell under the contract.
  • GreenPower's EV Star is the only vehicle out of several all-electric vehicles that are eligible for purchase under the contract that has been Altoona tested and can be built under Buy America Compliance.
  • "Our Award is in the entirely new category that requires purpose built, from the ground up, medium duty battery electric buses.
  • "This is where our EV Star being made under Buy America Compliance and having passed Altoona becomes a significant competitive advantage.

All-Electric Zero Emission Buses from Lightning Systems Now Offered on CALACT Purchasing Contract

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 1:56pm

LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric (ZEB) shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract.

Key Points: 
  • LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Communities throughout California can now purchase zero-emission, all-electric (ZEB) shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract.
  • CALACT is a purchasing co-op for nearly 200 transit agencies in California, with Morongo Basin Transit Authority as the lead agency.
  • Nonprofits or government agencies can use the new agreement to purchase electric buses once they join CALACT.
  • All sales are made through one of several dealers that offer vehicles equipped with Lightning Systems' electric powertrains.

Nuvve Corporation and A-Z Bus Sales Announce Commercial Offer For Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) School Buses

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:30pm

The addition of V2G-enabled buses strengthens A-Z Bus Sales' leadership in alternative fuel and zero emission bus sales.

Key Points: 
  • The addition of V2G-enabled buses strengthens A-Z Bus Sales' leadership in alternative fuel and zero emission bus sales.
  • A-Z Bus Sales provides us with the distribution force that will make V2G school bus sales more accessible in California," said Gregory Poilasne, chairman and CEO of Nuvve Corporation.
  • With V2G added to the offer, the electric bus becomes a standard solution for school districts and electric utilities in California."
  • "Electric school buses are already providing huge savings to school districts from a maintenance and fuel cost perspective.

Proterra Unveils the Proterra ZX5™ Next-Generation Battery-Electric Transit Vehicle

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle, the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.

Key Points: 
  • BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle, the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.
  • The ZX5 bus, Proterra's fifth generation battery-electric transit vehicle, features a new streamlined vehicle design and maximizes the amount of energy that can be stored onboard the vehicle to increase power and range.
  • Today, we are excited to unveil our fifth generation electric transit vehicle, the Proterra ZX5, which is designed to tackle the toughest routes and terrains across North America," said Jack Allen, Proterra CEO and Chairman.
  • The Proterra ZX5 features Proterra battery systems, which have been proven on the road through more than 13 million miles in service for mass transit.