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Santa Barbara Introduces 8 Hybrids to Bus Fleet

6 April 2007

The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) has introduced eight new 40-foot Gillig diesel-electric hybrid buses with the GM-Allison hybrid drive into its fleet.

The MTD has also approved the use of biodiesel in the fleet—including the new hybrids. Buses will begin using B5 biodiesel by May 1 and B20 this summer.

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I know; I live here!

Also, SB has the largest fleet of fully BEV busses...


Score another for GM...bus division.

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