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18 Jan 2017

BYD MIGHT DELIVER ELECTRIC BUSES TO ARGENTINA

BYD MIGHT DELIVER ELECTRIC BUSES TO ARGENTINA Chinese electric b us manufacturer BYD has been officially selected as the recommended company by the evaluation committee in Argentina for the purchase of 50 electric buses on behalf of the Ministry of Environment. The tender was launched as a pilot project for the introduction of electric public transport in different cities throughout the country. The bid evaluation committee chose BYD amongst a pool of 5 bidders for its successful 12-meter electric bus, which is already widely used in cities such as London, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, etc.



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16 Jan 2017

EMISSIONS OF TOXIC NOX BY EURO 6 DIESEL CARS MORE THAN DOUBLE OF MODERN DIESEL TRUCKS’

EMISSIONS OF TOXIC NOX BY EURO 6 DIESEL CARS MORE THAN DOUBLE OF MODERN DIESEL TRUCKS’ In Europe, the average amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) present in exhaust emissions from modern diesel passenger cars is more than double the levels from modern trucks and buses, a new paper by the independent research organization International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) shows. The difference is attributable in large part to differences in how light-duty and heavy-duty vehicle emissions are regulated, and the contrasting performance highlights the importance of an upcoming decision on strengthening the real-driving emissions (RDE) test for passenger cars in the EU.



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14 Jan 2017

DUTCH CONNEXXION EBUS ORDER FOR BYD

The ebuses will enter service in Haarlem city from September 2017. Each bus is expected to cover 85-90,000km a year, with huge savings of emissions of harmful exhaust gases when compared with diesel-powered vehicles (BYD ebuses emit no pollution at all). As well as being emission free the BYD ebuses are much cheaper to operate too thanks to the lower cost of electrical energy. The agreement signed today calls for the in-service support of the buses by BYD for a 10-year period.



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