Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has announced the addition of two BYD (Build Your Dreams) zero-emission buses. The two green technology, battery-electric K9M 40-foot buses are part of the airport’s fleet of “terminal-to-terminal” shuttles used to transport passengers between the international and domestic terminals, and from the international terminal to the Rental Car Center. ATL is looking at more ways to incorporate sustainability through its GreeningATL program. Efforts include electrifying its fleet, providing electric vehicle charging stations for passengers as well as improving water efficiency in the terminals, and recently.

 Buses fit perfectly with the airport’s

Bringing innovation, cutting-edge technologies, and a common-sense approach to sustainability. The vehicles carry 22 passengers and luggage compared to the previous vehicles they replaced, which only carried 14 passengers. The US Department Sweden Phone Number Data of Transportation’s website states that every zero-emission bus eliminates approximately 1,690 tons of CO2 over 12 years, the lifetime of a transit bus. These buses also eliminate approximately 10 tons of nitrogen oxides and 350 pounds of diesel particulate matter. Atlanta is one of three airports to purchase BYD buses and has reduced its emissions by 70 metric tons since the launch of its two.

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Has four 30-foot BYD battery-electric K7s, and BYD’s largest airport customer to date, Los Angeles World Airports, has ordered 20 of BYD’s 60-foot articulated K11Ms. The K9M has a range of up to 150 miles and charge in two to three hours. The Switzerland Phone Number List buses were built at BYD’s Coach & Bus factory in Lancaster, California. BYD’s zero-emission buses not only meet but also exceed Federal Transit Administration “Buy America” requirements, incorporating more than 70% US content. BYD is an electric vehicle company with proven innovative technology for cars, buses, trucks, forklifts, and rail systems – like SkyRail.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Introduces Zero-Emission Buses


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