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Analysts predict a boom in electric fleets.

Out of more than 65,000 public buses plying U.S. roads today, just 300 are electric.

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It has a driving range of more than 120 miles.

ChargE was created in partnership with Volkswagen Truck & Bus.

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Last month, a Proterra bus set a world record, traveling 1,102 miles on a single charge.

Last month, a Proterra bus set a world record, traveling 1,102 miles on a single charge.

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Paris decision may have been 'yuge' for e-bus demand

Electric bus maker Proterra secures another $55 million in equity funding, while Trump's Paris decision may have boosted sales.

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Lion Bus unveils eLion; BlueBlue Bird will test V2G EV buses by 2019.

DOE funds Blue Bird's electric bus. Quebec and California use cap-and-trade to fund eLion.

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The Navya Arma is basically a little waiting room on wheels, it's an autonomous shuttle that you get into, sit down, and let it drive you to your destination.

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Electric-bus route will connect Geneva's airport to the suburbs.

At 600 kW, these electric bus charging stations are six times better than Tesla's 100-kW Superchargers.

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CEO says openess helps the entire electric vehicle industry, especially buses.

Electric bus maker Proterra is opening up three of its bast-charging technology patents so that anyone making heavy-duty EVs can add overhead chargers.

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Olli is a self-driving all-electric shuttle bus coming to a city near you. Local Motors' Olli made it’s debut in National Harbor, Maryland on June 16, 2016.

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The Chinese automaker is also building a new plant for buses and 'special-purpose vehicles.'

As BYD expands its manufacturing capacity, it wants to show us why its EVs are so great.

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Studies show that electric buses are more profitable, and that saving fuel saves the planet.

Electric buses are 82 percent more profitable than diesel, and switching to an EV is your best bet to make an environmental impact.

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Melbourne To Sydney In A Single Bound, Touts The Startup

Brighsun demonstrates an electric bus capable of traveling 1000 kilometers (621 miles) as it seeks funds from Victoria government to put some folks back to work.

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Company Says It Has Made More Than 5,000 Electric Buses

China-based bus maker wins 10 out of the state's 12 categories for plug-in bus service.

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TCO Is Lower, Too

On a test track in South Carolina, Proterra pushes its Catalyst XR Electric Bus to 258 miles using 'just' 257 kWh of batteries.

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San Antonio might mix the modern with the classic through an $80-million project to have as many as 80 electric trolleys with classic styling servicing the city. The company making them claims up to a 140-mile range for the vehicles.

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Ten-Fold Growth Predicted Over Next Decade

The annual global sales of medium- and heavy-duty commercial EVs are predicted to increase by ten times between 2014 and 2023 and reach a total of over 800,000 in that time.

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Extended-Range Battery Setup Carries 321 Kilowatt-Hours

Proterra will sell an extended-range electric bus that can go as far as 180 miles on a single charge.

Your children or grandchildren may very well be riding an electric bus to school soon, and probably sooner still if they live in California. We've just recently seen the funding of the National Strategies demo buses. Now another fully electric school bus has been approved in the Golden State. The California Highway Patrol has greenlighted the Adomani EV bus for use in the Gilroy Unified School District (GUSD).

First, Swiss watches. Now this. Switzerland is home to a system that will allow battery-electric buses to get their juice in 15-second increments at bus-stop-mounted electric chargers. High-tech, indeed.

Volvo, ABB Fast-Charging Buses; Brazilian Ethanol Gets Corny

Formula E has revealed the circuit layout for the Buenos Aires ePrix, which will take place on January 10, 2015. The 1.5-mile track designed by Santiago Garcia Remohi features 12 turns of varying speeds. Bruno Senna, driver for Mahindra Racing, says, "Looking at the track, you have to say it's got a good combination of corners. There's a chicane, some high-speed turns with a change of direction and slow-speed as well." The third race of the all-electric series' inaugural season will take place i