The NC Plug-in Electric Vehicle Taskforce hosted a free webinar on Thursday, September 18, 2014, on the topic of electric buses. Guest presenters included:
Dale Hill, Founder of Proterra – A world leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission vehicles that enable bus fleet operators to reduce operating costs and deliver clean, quiet transportation to the community
Micheal Austin, Vice President at BYD America – BYD Motors is the largest electric-bus manufacturer in the world with over 1300 battery electric buses completed that run entirely off battery power lasting up to 24 hours on a single 2-4 hour charge.
Ward Thomas, Transportation Operations at Stanford University – The Stanford Marguerite, the university’s transit service, currently operates 13 40-foot electric buses on and off campus, providing free service for faculty, staff, students and the surrounding community.
To view the recorded webinar, please click this link – https://advancedenergy.adobeconnect.com/p5wdkqeq8u8/
Following the webinar was a question and answer period. Please click here for the questions and answers provided by our presenters.