Press Release: New Report Shows Cleaner Buses Can Provide A Greener Future For Cities, Both Environmental And Economic

APRIL 25, 2013 (New York, NY) - A new report being released today by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) shows the very promising results of new, clean bus technology which could help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, noise and overall pollution in the world’s leading urban centers.

Announced by C40 Chair, New York City Michael R. Bloomberg at the New York Times Building Sustainable Cities conference, the Hybrid and Electric Bus Test Program, an initiative designed and implemented by the C40 in partnership with the Clinton Climate Initiative, and with financial support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), provides results that show that hybrid and electric bus technologies can perform as well or better than comparable diesel-powered buses, and with a greater economic benefit.

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