BYD announced that its participation in a California-wide purchasing contract will also allow US transit agencies to leverage California’s purchase power to buy US-built zero-emission BYD battery-electric motor coaches, made by union employees in Lancaster, California. California selected three models for the contract, which is administered by the California Department of General Services (DGS): the K10M 45-foot low-floor coach; the C9M 40-foot high-floor coach; and the C10M 45-foot high-floor coach. BYD 45′ electric motor coach Created to aid California transit agencies meet zero-emission vehicle mandates, the statewide contract will also be available to governmental entities outside of California. This is a big win for transit agencies and operators throughout the United States. By leveraging California’s purchasing contract, transit agencies benefit from the convenience of an existing contract and competitive pricing. —Patrick Duan, Vice President of BYD North America In addition to being zero emission, the three US made BYD […]