City of McAllen News

City to host state’s first electric bus rollout

by Public Information Office | Jan 26, 2016



McALLEN – The City of McAllen in a partnership with Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE) and Complete Coach Works (CCW), has completed a project to install WAVE technology on two buses that include an all-electric, Zero-Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) provided by CCW.


Metro McAllen will unveil the buses on Thursday, January 28 at 10 a.m. at the McAllen Bus terminal located at 1501 W. Highway 83.


The buses will be the first-ever wirelessly charged electric buses in public transit services in the State of Texas.


An added benefit to the electric buses is zero tailpipe emissions and the infrastructure costs are 60% less than other electric alternatives.



WHO:             McAllen City Leaders


WHAT:           Rollout ceremony


WHEN:           Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 10 a.m.


WHERE:         McAllen Bus terminal-1501 W. Highway 83.


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