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PSTA’s 4th electric bus demo shows commitment to clean transit

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The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority is pushing hard for all-electric buses. For the fourth time, the agency held an electric bus demonstration at its headquarters. “If they keep building them, we will keep bringing them here,” said PSTA CEO Brad Miller. “Any one of the electric buses that we have demonstrated here at PSTA could have a place somewhere in our system.” The buses run clean with zero emissions and run quiet. They’re equipped with all the same amenities as…

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Pinellas woman files class action lawsuit against Volkswagen dealers

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A Pinellas County woman has filed suit against two local Volkswagen dealers for selling her a car with falsified emissions ratings. The suit stems from news earlier this year that Volkswagen manufactured cars with illegal software that faked federal emissions tests. The Environmental Protection Agency order led to nearly a half million VW, Audi and Porsche diesel models being recalled. Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned just one day after news broke in late September. But Palm Harbor resident and…

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