* China's buses sold to Los Angeles
* California - LA Metro to buy BYD's all-electric buses
(Photo: BYD Sells Electric Buses to LA Metro)
Los Angeles,CAL,USA -China Daily -28 June 2013: -- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) on Thursday announced a contract for the manufacture and delivery of up to 25 all-electric buses from China's BYD Motors... The contract with BYD is part of the County's $30-million clean air bus technology pilot project... It was the first time in Metro's history that all-electric, zero-emission transit buses will be purchased and placed into service as the agency evaluates electric bus technologies and their applicability to meet the region's transit needs, officials said. Under the contract, Metro will initially purchase five low-floor, 40-foot all-electric buses. After testing and evaluation, the transit agency could then choose to buy up to 20 additional buses...
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