E-buses from BYD headed to COP26 in Glasgow & Kyoto
Major electric bus maker BYD has received orders from the UK and Japan, and the US to deliver zero-emission vehicles. At least the electric buses headed for Glasgow and Kyoto will make for a sight, whereas the EVs going to the US will go there silently.
BYD to boost electric bus production in India
BYD plans to increase the production capacity for electric buses in India from currently 2,000 to 5,000 per year in cooperation with their partner Olectra. In addition, the order books for the T3 electric delivery van in India are to be opened soon.
Zaragoza integrates hybrid buses in fleet
The Spanish city of Zaragoza has put 17 Volvo hybrid buses into operation. The next expansion is already planned: In September, 18 hybrid articulated buses and four electric buses will be added to the fleet.
BYD delivers to North and South America
Argentina’s first fleet of electric buses will pick up operations in in Mendoza, with 12 electric buses supplied by BYD recently having arrived. At the same time, Seattle has received their first electric garbage truck, also provided by the Chinese EV manufacturer.
BYD to deliver 64 electric buses to Medellín
BYD has received an order to supply 64 electric buses to Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city. The electric buses are to be delivered to the local public transport operator Metroplús during the second half of 2019.