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California pushes for 100 percent zero-emission buses by 2040

CARB says it'll be equivalent to taking 4 million cars off the road

CARB says it'll be equivalent to taking 4 million cars off the road.

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Toyota ready to test fuel cell buses in Japan

Toyota and Hino will begin a week-long test of a hydrogen fuel-cell bus on public routes in central Tokyo from July 24-30.

Video: Hydrogen-powered buses in Hamburg are fueled by the wind

Hydrogen bus in Hamburg - Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: New Flyer's fuel cell buses moving people at Winter Olympics

Olympic fuel cell buses – Click above to watch video Sam Abuelsamid

Ballard gets contract to supply fuel cells to Daimler

Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid - click above for high-res image gallery

Daimler debuts next-gen Citaro fuel cell bus in Hamburg, cuts fuel consumption in half

Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid - click above for high-res image gallery

H2 Olympics power: BC Transit gets first fuel cell bus with Ballard stack

Over two years ago, we first learned the British Columbia Transit was planning to acquire 20 fuel cell-powered buses for use in the Whistler area ahead of the 2010 Winter Olympics. The first of those buses was recently delivered to the transit company with the rest arriving over the coming weeks and months. The 20 bus-fleet will be the single largest deployment of hydrogen-fueled buses in the world. T

Ballard gets contract to supply fuel cells for British Columbia bus fleet

A couple of months ago we reported on plans to have a fleet of fuel cell buses in British Columbia including twenty of them in the ski town of Whistler. The buses will be in operation by 2009 in advance of the 2010 Winter Olympics which are being hosted in Vancouver (with the skiing events taking place at Whistler).

Ballard Power Systems to motivate buses in Washington DC and upstate New York

Ballard Power Systems has announced a pair of programs to put some more fuel cell powered buses on the road in Washington DC and in upstate New York. Federal Transit Administrator James Simpson announced that the FTA will be funding a $49 million fuel cell bus research and development program. $13 million of that will be going to Ballard

Stretch Batmobile might one day be used for public transportation

Every wanted to ride in a stretch limo at 155 miles an hour? How about a stretch limo that looks like the Batmobile? If the Delft University of Technology gets the Superbus public transportation concept off the drawing board, you'll get your chance.