SOURCE: GreenPower Motor Company Inc.

GreenPower Motor Company Inc.

October 01, 2014 12:08 ET

Media Advisory: The Tesla of Buses Is Coming to Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 01, 2014) - GreenPower Motor Company is showcasing its newly developed flagship long range electric bus with a Media Tour Event, Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 11:00 am. As reported by Fox News Live at the National Clean Energy Summit on September 4th, "this is a bus combined with a Tesla." GreenPower Motor Company is based in Vancouver. 

WHAT
Media are invited to an exclusive presentation and ride of the new GreenPower Bus which will arrive in Vancouver next week. Journalists will get a first-hand look and introduction to the EV350 Zero-Emission Electric Bus. GreenPower's EV350 is the only long range electric bus that is manufactured in North America. The EV350 is a zero emission 12 meter transit bus with a range of over 250 Kilometers on a single charge.

There is no engine, no transmission and no gas so in addition to no emissions the EV350 provides a quiet ride with smooth acceleration and cornering. Passengers can have a conversation again while riding the public transit system.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The EV350 is compliant with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards ("FMVSS"), which are considered the most difficult and rigorous standards for a transit bus in the world.
  • The EV350 electric bus is GreenPower's flagship product.
  • The EV350 is a 12 meter electric bus deploying the latest electric drive, battery technologies and battery management system.
  • Lightweight chassis and low floor body.
  • Zero Emission means no emissions are emitted from the vehicle when operating.
  • The EV 350 will generate annual fuel savings of over $50,000.
  • GreenPower has access to a production facility which is capable of producing one bus per day.
  • Significant advanced technology called FlexPower System is standard in every GreenPower Bus.

WHO
GreenPower's President and CEO, Phillip Oldridge welcomes you to this presentation and experience to highlight all the features with a comprehensive history and progress leading to today's accomplishments. Other speakers will include Mr. Fraser Atkinson, Chairman/Director of GreenPower.

**Media will be permitted to take photos and videos of the bus. Approved media images can be provided upon request.

WHERE and WHEN
DATE: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time: 11:00am
Location: 1057 Canada Place at the West Convention Center

RSVP
Media wishing to attend this exclusive event must RSVP to dzoppa@zoppamediagroup.com. Lunch will be served immediately after the presentation and ride experience. PLEASE NOTE: For security reasons, media will only gain access to the GreenPower Bus with confirmed RSVP.

For more information about GreenPower, visit www.greenpowerbus.com.

About GreenPower Bus
GreenPower Motor Company Inc. is an electric bus manufacturing company. The company's long term vision is to be a leading world supplier of long-range, electric powered vehicles. The company's first product is a battery powered 12-meter transit bus, with a range of over 155 miles (250 km) on a single charge.

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