new flyer green leader

by:CTECHi     2020-01-19
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The New Flyer industry will soon lead the business of electricity
Electric buses in North America.
On Friday, the New Flyer showed a prototype of an electric bus, which could be available as early as next year.
It was built in cooperation with the Japanese provincial government, Manitoba Hydro and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
At a ceremony in the south of the Legislative Building on Friday, Prime Minister Greg Selinger said zero
Emissions are the trend of the future.
He rode along with other VIPs. quietly —
At the press conference on the bus, it used the same platform as the New Flyer Xcelsior model
The company calls it the most advanced platform.
\"What we really have to do today is build the future of public transport in Manitoba,\" Selinger declared . \".
New Flyer is the largest bus manufacturer in North America, with a market share hovering between 35-41.
It has produced several alternatives to diesel buses, including diesel-
Electric hybrid, as well as \"clean diesel\" and compressed natural gasPower engine.
It has sold seven of the total output from nothing to 40. year period.
\"We think battery electric buses will be a technical game --
Our industry changers, \"said Chris Stoddart, the new flight associate. president.
Stoddart said the company will continue testing prototypes this year and hopes to start selling the bus across the mainland as early as next year.
He expects that the transit authorities who have been following the project with great interest will order one or two buses for evaluation at the beginning.
But he believes they will buy \"a lot\" of products in the next ten years.
Mitsubishi produces electric buses in Japan but has been looking for North American partners.
Mitsubishi executive Takaya Watanabe said it came to Winnipeg to do business because of the massive presence of the New Flyer in the North American market and the provincial government\'s \"forward-looking participation in the Friday ceremony
Mitsubishi is supplying lithium-
Ion rechargeable batteries that power buses.
Stoddart can\'t say if the new electric bus will cost much more than the traditional diesel bus.
But when considering operating savings, he says, he expects electric cars to be \"certainly economically significant\" for buyers across North America \".
The New Flyer has not yet signed a contract for a new bus with Winnipeg Transit or any other North American transit agency.
Stoddart noted that low hydro rates in Manitoba give Manitoba Transit authorities an advantage in becoming early adopters of new technologies. The $3-
The million cost of developing prototypes is evenly distributed between the province, Manitoba Hydro and Mitsubishi.
Two years ago, the Japanese company signed a memorandum of understanding on renewable energy development with Manitoba. The electric-
The bus project is the first major project to be undertaken.
Honghe College has cooperated in electric power.
Through the bus project of its electric vehicle technology and education center.
It plays a role in assembling special batteries, developing the infrastructure to charge them and analyzing their performance. larry. Gushi @ freepress. mb.
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