The bus in question was a Van Hool CX45E and emphasized the capabilities of battery-electric transportation.
The Van Hool CX45E, an electric coach bus that was first imported to the U.S. in late 2020, was able to make a journey from Newark, California, to Seattle, Washington and then back again, using only publicly available fast chargers.
The amount of miles covered during the West Coast journey
The voyage was organized by MTRWestern, a coach-bus operator and ABC Companies, the U.S. importer for Van Hool coaches — it was intended to emphasize the untapped potential of electric transportation.
The average amount of miles covered between charging stops
The average speed reached during the trip.
Throughout the trip 3.4 MWh of electricity was used — which comes out to half a mile/kWh. A comparable trip by a diesel coach would use 262 gallons of fuel according to ABC Companies
For those of you that want to learn more about the CX45E, you can find all the specifications here.