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* California - The BYD Electric Bus is first 40-foot electric bus to complete the Federal Transit Administration’s sponsored testing
(Photo: The First 40-foot, Zero-Emissions, Battery-Electric, Rapid Transit Bus. The BYD electric bus -the one pictured was American-made in BYD's Lancaster, CA factory-)
Altoona,PA,USA -Fort Mill Times -24 May 2014: -- The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center under the Larson Institute and sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), last week completed the FTA’s “new model bus testing program” of the first 40-foot, all-electric bus. The BYD Electric Bus has successfully completed the Altoona structural integrity testing program in a fast 116 track days with full reports published soon. This is the world’s first and only long-range battery electric transit bus in mass production and the only bus capable of driving continuously for up to 24 hours on-a-single-charge that has also received TVM approvals and qualified for FTA funded projects...
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