By Jon LeSage BYD will be providing 60 all-electric buses to Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in one of the largest electric buses contracts to date in the U.S.
LA Metro plans to place the 40-foot electric buses in its Silver Line bus service, which runs throughout the county, from El Monte into downtown LA and then south to San Pedro.
The Chinese vehicle manufacturer’s U.S. division will be adding 59 new manufacturing jobs to fulfill the LA Metro contract at its Lancaster, Calif., production facility.
“The communities along the Silver Line deserve clean air, and we’re glad that LA Metro is committing to electric
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