by Jon LeSage, editor, Fleet Management Weekly
Green Automotive Company (GAC) is bringing electric shuttle buses to the US market and will start production in November. GAC is the holding company for three units – Liberty Electric Cars and GoinGreen in the UK and Newport Coachworks in the US. In November, Newport Coachworks will start building electric shuttle buses at its production facility in Riverside, Calif.
The Newport Coachworks team has been in the bus market for years and was recently acquired by GAC....
18th June 2013
Green Automotive Company’s subsidiary, GoinGreen, has signed an agreement with I’MOVING to exclusively distribute their range of pure electric commercial vehicles in the UK.
They have also agreed to explore opportunities to collaborate in the introduction of these pure electric trucks and vans to the United States where vehicles have been submitted recently for homologation certification. Italy-based I’MOVING designs and manufactures environmentally friendly vehicles for both the public and private sector.
According to a recent article in the Detroit News, more than half of electric vehicle registrants reside in one of five metropolitan markets, with over 35% in just two cities – San Francisco and Los Angeles. Seattle, Atlanta and New York round out the top 5. Today’s retail trends in these cities toward green automobiles, including both electric vehicles and hybrids, may be due in large part to government subsidies at both the national and state levels.
Of course, electric vehicles extend beyond household brands and into other industries, such as trucking, public transportation and...
Newport Beach, California August 21th 2013, Green Automotive Company (www.thegreenautomotivecompany.com) (OTC:GACR) announced today that its subsidiary, Newport Coachworks Inc. has completed tooling for the manufacture of four different shuttle bus models in record time and full production is underway.
These shuttle buses are part of a 432 bus order from Don Brown Bus Sales, one of North America’s leading bus distributors. Completion of the full order is scheduled over the next two years from NCI’s Riverside, California facility. In making the announcement, Carter Read, President...