California school district achieves 100% zero-emission bus fleet

California school district achieves 100% zero-emission bus fleet

BYD has announced a partnership with the Los Olivos Elementary School District in California to bring a BYD Type A electric school bus – “The Achiever” – to students in Santa Barbara County and create the first U.S. school district to have a 100% zero-emission fleet of school buses.

Members of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation (SMART) workers Union, Local 105, will final assemble the bus at BYD’s manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California.

ChargePoint will provide charging infrastructure to Los Olivos School District for the Type A school bus.

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