WHY ALL-ELECTRIC?

New market entrants proposing all-electric heavy transit buses have not created much market pressure by pricing their buses at about twice the cost of an available diesel or CNG bus. But buying an unproven (in the U.S. market) bus twice of a proven North American model has justifiably had little appeal to savvy US buyers. And these heavy transit alternatives do not use existing charging infrastructures. Instead, each available option relies on unique and expensive systems not interchangeable with each other or any other electric vehicles. This renders these costly charging systems useless for any other purpose, even for electric buses of another manufacturer! Read More…