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Old 01-29-2020, 03:06 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I like the idea of transitioning school buses to EV since those are the perfect use case. These buses travel relatively little distance and have ample opportunity to charge when not in use. They have huge maintenance costs which could be reduced by the less complex and higher reliability of electric systems. They burn diesel and pollute around children.
That and mail trucks! I wonder what the government was thinking when they continue to operate those gas only vehicles where a hybrid or electric would be perfect for it. I also wonder why they still use steelies, when they could be running lightweight alloys. Lightweight wheels would likely have a fairly quick payoff, and help improve acceleration, something those trucks do a lot.
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
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