GM Receives Orders for 1,700+ Hybrid Buses

Orders for total of 1,732 buses come from Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Minneapolis transit agencies.

Published: 01-Feb-2008

NEW YORK - General Motors Corp. on Tuesday said it received orders for more than 1,700 hybrid buses from transit agencies in Washington, Philadelphia and Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.

The 1,732 buses will save an estimated 2.4 million gallons of fuel annually, GM said at the Washington Auto Show.

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