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24 Jan 2016

INDIAN FAME PROGRAM GETS ALTERNATIVE FUEL BUSES TO INDIA

INDIAN FAME PROGRAM GETS ALTERNATIVE FUEL BUSES TO INDIA To promote environmentally friendly vehicles, the Indian government has recently launched the FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles in India) program, offering incentives on electric and hybrid vehicles. Volvo is one of the first to profit from this program. She brings its hybrid bus technology to India in the first half of 2016, promising a fuel-consumption benefit of 39% compared to diesel. The first Volvo hybrid city bus pilot will start in the first half of 2016 in Navi Mumbai with Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT). The Volvo hybrids will be manufactured in the company’s facility in Bangalore.



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21 Jan 2016

BYD K9 ELECTRIC BUS KICKS OFF ELECTRIFIED TRANSPORTATION IN THAILAND

BYD K9 ELECTRIC BUS KICKS OFF ELECTRIFIED TRANSPORTATION IN THAILAND On January 8, Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha boarded the first BYD K9 pure-electric bus assembled in Thailand. After thoroughly inspecting the bus, Mr. Prayut Chan-o-cha stated that the BYD K9 fully embodies the performance and excellence required for quality public transportation and extolled the fact that the vehicle was assembled in Thailand. He added that electrified transportation is an inescapable global trend and that Thailand won’t miss out on it, thus announcing a first batch of 200 electric buses tender within three months.



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15 Jan 2016

300 BYD 8-METER ELECTRIC BUSES START OPERATING IN SHANWEI

300 BYD 8-METER ELECTRIC BUSES START OPERATING IN SHANWEI The Chinese city of Shanwei, in Guangdong Province is gradually adding 300 units of the BYD K7 – the 8m pure electric bus to its public transportation fleet. The Shanwei City Administration held a ceremony to celebrate the initiative and welcome the green buses. Shanwei has been a keen promoter of green public transportation, and by introducing the BYD K7, the city takes a big step towards sustainable public transportation.



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