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AUG 2014

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22 < m ETRO m AGAZINE AUGUST 2014 powered," Albee says. To that end, earlier this year, the tran- sit agency took delivery of nine CNG- fueled ElDorado National-California Axess model buses — the frst deliver- ies of a multi-year contract sold SONOMA COUNTY TRANSIT CONTINUED FROM PAGE 20 The 40-foot Axess® bus, designed to be operated with alternative fuels, has been in production since 2004. Features include an aerodynamically designed front body and stylized windshield, which provides less wind noise and wind drag on the bus, according to ElDorado National-California President Tony Wayne. Development of the vehicle's look was inspired by futuristic automotive designs, he adds. "Our company is very flexible in offering different options," Wayne says, citing multiple door, ramp and seating configurations as recent requests from customers. Service applications for the Axess model have included transit, airport, university and commuter. ELDORADO NATIONAL – CALIFORNIA'S AXESS Tony Wayne Chase LeLand

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