Beijing Public Transport adds over 1,500 new natural gas buses
Foton AUV has signed a major agreement for a total of 1909 AUV buses, including alternative fuel and conventional fuel units, with Beijing Public Transport Company and its subsidiary company, Beijing Bafangda Transport Company. Under the contract, Foton will deliver 1,561 natural gas buses.
The order from Beijing Public Transport Co, Ltd. includes 291 16-meter city buses (BJ6160C6CCD) and 20 12-meter double-decker city buses (BJ6128C8BCD), all powered by LNG, as well as 150 12-meter buses (BJ6123C7BTD-1) powered by CNG.
Moreover, Beijing Bafangda Transport Company has ordered 635 12-meter city buses (BJ6123C7BTD-1), 302 13.7-meter tourism buses (BJ6147C8BTD), and 163 12-meter tourism buses (BJ6127C8BTB), all powered by LNG.
According to Foton, the delivery of these buses will not only further promote Foton’s new energy products in domestic and overseas market, but will also effectively reduce the emission of PM2.5 that fundamentally improves air quality and protect the environment of urban areas.