Do ‘green’ buses pass the performance test?

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Do ‘green’ buses pass the performance test?

Post by calnorth » Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:17 am

Pros and Cons globally..the race to do it. Councils and Govt buy in - UK...in a rush.

"And this is just for today’s “renewable, sustainable, ethical, Earth-friendly, green” technologies. Just imagine what we are likely to see if China, California, New York, Europe and countless other places start mandating a fossil-fuel-free future – and then shut down nuclear power, to boot. Where will we get all the raw materials? Where will we put all the wind turbines, solar panels, batteries and transmission lines?"

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Re: Do ‘green’ buses pass the performance test?

Post by DaveBerlin » Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:30 am

Colin, London I believe already have the biggest fleet of E-Buses made partially by BYD China. Take a read below of the problems related to Berlin’s E-Bus experience interesting - Dave 😁
The latest routes to go electric are built by two manufacturers, Leeds-based Optare and the British-Chinese partnership of BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited. Transforming all of London's iconic red buses to green, zero-emission vehicles, will involve more than one type of power source.

London’s electric bus fleet becomes the largest in Europe | London City Hall : https://www.london.gov.uk//press-releases/mayoral/london-has-europes-largest-electric-bus-fleet

Electric Buses: Challenges and Opportunities : https://www.mv-voice.com/blogs/p/2019/09/08/electric-buses-challenges-and-opportunities

Attempts To Use Electric Buses In Germany Flop…”Many Disadvantages”, “Short Service Life”, “No Real Progress” : https://notrickszone.com/2019/12/17/attempts-to-use-electric-buses-in-germany-flop-many-disadvantages-short-service-life-no-real-progress/comment-page-1/#comments

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Berlin: The end of the electric buses with inductive charging - Urban Transport Magazine : https://www.urban-transport-magazine.com/en/berlin-the-end-of-the-electric-buses-with-inductive-charging/
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Re: Do ‘green’ buses pass the performance test?

Post by calnorth » Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:36 am

I was told that a lot of them are hybrids and now there is a mix of battery and hydrogen. What with ambulances thundering about constantly and all these busses am pleased not to have to go there anymore. Add the totally rammed train services(?)...the same, if not worse than 20 odd years back.

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/buses/improving-buses

Add this policing game in and the constant externally funded protesting:

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