Industry Briefs: October 15, 2019 edition

BYD shipped 183 new electric buses from China to Chile last summer, joining 100 others that were delivered last December. The city of Santiago now operates Latin America’s largest pure electric bus fleet, BYD announced. BYD electric buses also are deployed in Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador and Uruguay.

Transit Sales International (TSI) of Riverside, Calif., has launched a new website ( to feature the approximately 1,000 vehicles it has on hand, including alternative fuel buses, low- and high-floor buses, motorcoaches, prison transports and specialty transit buses. The site is also linked to TSI affiliates Complete Coach Works and Shuttle Bus Leasing.

Icomera has been selected to install WiFi and entertainment services on 1,475 train cars and buses operated by GO Transit, which serves the Toronto and Hamilton areas covered by Metrolinx, the transportation authority for the province of Ontario, Canada. The installations will be completed next year.


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