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5 hours ago, chills_on_the_train said:

If these buses can survive winter in AB, this is nothing but win-win for all.

Surviving a winter in Alberta is just the tip of the iceberg. St. Albert's already have, and Edmonton did winter testing successfully.

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On 4/1/2021 at 1:33 PM, vicinity said:

Well I guess you got your wish. 

 

12 hours ago, MiExpress said:

Calgary Transit has placed an initial order for 14 Vicinity Lightning EV shuttle buses:

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/vicinity-motor-corp-receives-6-130500819.html

Detailed information on the Vicinity Lightning EV, medium duty transit/shuttle bus: https://bullvestorbb.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Grande-West-Transportation-Vicinity-Lightning-Presentation.pdf

 

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Some interesting background/additional information in this news article:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-transit-electric-shuttle-bus-1.6065653
 

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Calgary chose to procure shuttle vehicles because other jurisdictions in Canada, including Toronto, have tested regular electric buses. Alm said Calgary's shuttle routes are some of the system's longest, which will really put the electric vehicles' battery life to the test. 

[…] Next on the agenda before the buses arrive is to decide what routes these buses will test, and to secure and install charging stations at bus barns.

 

 

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