Alternative Fuels Surging Ahead in Bus Marketplace; Industry Devising Ways to Power Buses, from CNG to Electric to Biofuel
Once bus engines meant diesel power. Alternative fuels were considered impractical and expensive. But that is changing dramatically. Alternatively-fueled vehicles account for more than 40 percent of current U.S. public transit fleets, and 59.7 percent of new buses operate with alternative fuels.