06/28/2016

 

 
Make Year Model Unit # Location
MCI 2008 D4505 58487 - On Special! TX
MCI 2002 E4500 61768 TX
Prevost 2007 X3-45 28883 NJ
MCI 2000 102EL3 61122 NJ
MCI 2009 J4500 65410 FL
MCI 2003 J4500 62393 NJ
MCI 1999 102DL3 52003 - On Special! NJ
MCI 2006 J4500 63683 LA
Setra 2005 S417 00272 - On Special! FL
Setra 2005 S417 00215 LA
 
 
 
 

 UGA receives $10 million for electric bus purchase

   From:  "Metro":

The University of Georgia (UGA) has been awarded $10 million from the state of Georgia to purchase 19 electric buses.

The funding was awarded by GO! Transit Capital Program, a competitive funding program administered by Georgia's State Road and Tollway Authority. UGA will provide $5 million in matching funds.

The 40-foot zero-emission electric buses should arrive on campus in 2017 and are part of the university's strategic plan to advance campus sustainability. The buses will augment the university's existing fleet of 59 diesel buses and will replace the university's oldest buses.

UGA receives $10 million for electric bus purchase

"By adding sustainable electric buses to our UGA fleet, we also are helping to raise the air quality in our community," said Robert Holden, associate VP, Auxiliary Services.

UGA's Campus Transit system serves 11 million passengers a year, including UGA students and Athens community members. Buses in the UGA system, which is the state's second-largest bus system in ridership behind Atlanta's MARTA system, drive a combined 900,355 miles a year. The new electric buses are expected to use 171,000 fewer gallons of diesel in a year. The battery-powered motors have simpler maintenance and could last for 20 years or more, according to UGA officials. Over the buses' lifetime, fuel and maintenance costs are expected to be 84% less than those for diesel buses, according .

"We are excited about bringing this cutting-edge and sustainable electric bus technology to the University of Georgia and the Athens-Clarke County community," said Don Walter, director of transportation and parking services at UGA. "These buses will enhance research opportunities, greatly reduce emissions and will slow the growth of transportation costs."

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  Prevost unveils Volvo 9700 to Canadian market
 

From "Metro":

The Volvo 9700, distributed by Prevost, made its debut into the Canadian market at the 2016 Ontario Transportation Expo conference in Toronto.

The Volvo 9700 is equipped for the North American market with its superb performance, striking modern design and Volvo-exclusive safety features. The Volvo 9700 is built to be increasingly profitable with every mile, according to the company.

Prevost unveils Volvo 9700 to Canadian market

 

The entrance into the Canadian market marks the dawn of a new era in transportation. The Volvo 9700 makes a positive impression with its modern, characteristically Volvo exterior design and elegant interior. In-line with the Volvo environmental mentality, the Volvo 9700 provides green efficiency options. It reduces the carbon footprint of the vehicle and operations. The 9700’s D13 engine, with reduced internal friction and improved combustion, helps to save fuel and reduce emissions.

“The introduction of the Volvo 9700 into the Canadian market allows operators to experience a whole new standard of coach” said Michael Power, director, marketing. “With its modern-look, comfortable interior and impeccable safety features, the Volvo 9700 will revolutionize the Canadian transportation market’.         READ MORE >

 
 

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