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STL conducting tests before possible electric bus purchase (Designline)

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DesignLine’s 40-foot, exhaust-free, slow-charge, fully electric EcoSmart bus, which the STL will be testing around Laval until late August.
 

Preliminary runs made with an electric bus that the Société de Transport de Laval is now testing in preparation to possibly purchase others of the same type suggest that heating the vehicles during winter cold snaps greatly reduces the amount of time the buses can stay on the road before having to be recharged, STL officials revealed last week

 

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Cool, except that that's that other (ugly, asymmetrical) frontal design (like the hybrid tested here).

They're really making strides with all-electric technology, in coming out with it on several buses now.

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Yesh, the exterior is not the best, but as long as the technology accomplishes its purpose then it'll sell regardless.

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