Daily Archives: October 16, 2017

New-Flyer-Xcelsior Zero Emission

Competition is heating up in the Electric Transportation Bus Segment

New Flyer, and its next generation electric bus – the Xcelsior CHARGE, capable of fitting in a 600 kWh battery on the standard 40-foot model. If you think that’s not enough, go for the 60-foot articulated model – which can equip a battery pack of 885 kWh! The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has already ordered 35 60-foot Xcelsior electric buses with options for another 65 more – and the maker uses technology sourced from well-known companies, such as XALT Energy or A123 Systems for the batteries, and Siemens for the motors.
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