RIDE Mobility

Pasadena, CA 91101


About RIDE Mobility

RIDE Mobility has more than 1,000 vehicles on the road or in production in the United States. Together, BYD | RIDE is creating hundreds of American jobs, making battery-electric buses that are helping to clean our air while improving efficiency and the bottom line for our customers.

Product Summary

Battery-electric bus manufacturer


888 E. Walnut St.
Suite 200B
Pasadena, CA 91101
United States of America

More Info on RIDE Mobility


Specializing in battery technologies, RIDE's mission is to solve our global energy challenge of reducing dependence on fossil fuels with clean, zero-emission vehicles and take transportation off the grid.

Products and Press Releases

Supplier's Directory


Nov. 15, 2023
Transit systems demand high quality and extreme reliability, and the American-built K8M deliver. The all-new 35’ K8M offers a range of up to 170 miles.
Supplier's Directory


Nov. 15, 2023
With the capacity to carry up to 55 seated passengers, the 60’ K11 is ideal for high-volume urban transit systems and BRT lines.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Steamship Authority receives first three BYD | RIDE battery-electric buses

Sept. 26, 2023
Streamship Authority will use the buses to provide transportation from offsite parking lots to the mainland ferry terminals in Hyannis and Woods Hole.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

CATS adds six electric BYD | RIDE buses to its fleet

Sept. 14, 2023
The newly acquired K7MER buses feature industry-leading battery technology and offer two ADA wheelchair-complaint positions.
Tampa International Airport
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Tampa International Airport receives four electric buses

The vehicles are the first electric buses to be owned and operated by TPA and will serve as a partial replacement for TPA's employee bus fleet.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Annapolis purchases first two battery-electric transit buses

Feb. 1, 2023
BYD K7M seats up to 22 passengers, includes two optional ADA compliant wheelchair positions and are equipped with unique iron-phosphate batteries that are recognized as the safest...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Antelope Valley Transit Authority’s electric fleet passes 10 million electric mile mark

AVTA is the largest all electric local bus fleet in North America, operating 57 buses in its local fixed route fleet and eight fully electric vans and a fleet of 24 zero-emission...
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Busworld to make U.S. debut in Detroit in February 2023

Dec. 29, 2022
Busworld is an event that brings together the whole bus industry, including transit bus, school bus, motorcoach and any other type of buses
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

CATS adds three more BYD K8M battery-electric buses to its fleet

June 2, 2022
The most recent delivery represented the final installment of a nine-vehicle purchase by CATS from the company.
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BYD receives order for Link Transit, hires two transit professionals

Feb. 16, 2022
The order marks BYD’s entry into the North Carolina market, and the new hires will focus on SkyRail projects throughout North America.

Articles & News

Kansas City Aviation Department
KCI Airport will be the first in the U.S. to install an wireless inductive charging system for its battery electric shuttle buses.
Power Converters, Battery Chargers and Inverters

KCI to be first US airport with wireless charging for electric fleet

Dec. 21, 2021
The inductive charging solution is part of a new terminal project that will open in 2023.
Alexander Dennis
New Lothian buses.

International Transit Supplier News Roundup for July 2, 2021

July 2, 2021
Updates from Alexander Dennis and BYD, Alstom, BAI Communications, Hitachi Europe, Journeo and AirLabs, Passenger, Siemens Mobility and Webuild Group.
Joe Petrie/Mass Transit
North American companies like Allison Transmission attended FITRANS and use displays showcasing use in the U.S. Transit providers in south an central America look to North America for best practices and products in order to provide better service and decrease emissions.

New Collection

Nov. 26, 2018
Feria Internacional de Transporte (FITRANS) got underway Nov. 18, in Bogota, Colombia, where about 8,000 attendees from across south and central America are gathering to see the...
Karl Nielsen
A four-story elliptical oculus skylight is encircled by an 180-foot-long LED screen displaying scrolling digital text, an installation by artist Jenny Holzer.

September-October: People & Places

Sept. 14, 2018
The latest industry and people news and updates.
Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
The BYD K9S Electric Transit Bus includes the BYD battery with a 12-year warranty. The batteries require no replacement during their standard service life.

Transit Leading the Way in Technology

May 9, 2018
Attendees were a buzz about the technology on display at the 2018 American Public Transportation Association Bus & Paratransit Conference in Tampa, Florida.
Mass Transit/Leah Harnack
This year's Bus and Paratransit Conference was hosted by Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), with the roadeo being held on the PSTA grounds.

Top Teams Converge in Tampa

May 6, 2018
Top operators and maintenance technicians competed at the 2018 International Bus Roadeo in Tampa, Florida.
Alstom - Design & Styling
On August 1, 2017, Alstom delivered the first of 60 Citadis X05 to Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) in Sydney, Australia.

APTA Expo Product Features - Day One

Oct. 7, 2017
Some of the latest products and technologies on display at the American Public Transportation Association's Expo 2017.
Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority has about 450 CNG buses. Nationally, while diesel remains the predominant fossil fuel, its market share has been declining as cleaner fuels such as LNG, CNG and biodiesel have gained in popularity. APTA 2017 Fact Book
Fare Collection

Moving Atlanta Forward

Aug. 10, 2017
A change of direction for MARTA has created collaboration in the region where everyone’s on the same page of finding ways to improve mobility for citizens in the region.

June People & Places

June 6, 2017
NewsQlineOpensCopyMassTransitmag.com/Proterra Begins Autonomous Bus ProgramProterra announced the company is initiating an autonomous bus program with the University of Nevada...
SFMTA’s fleet is composed of 151 light rail vehicles, 26 historic streetcars and 40 cable cars, and require a continuous supply of spare parts and inventory from a variety of vendors.
Bus Builders, Components & Accessories

March People & Places

March 8, 2017
The latest top news in the transit industry.

Videos & Resources

Leah Harnack/Mass Transit
With the BAE Systems HybriDrive Series-E propulsion system, power accessories electrically reduce belts and hydraulic hoses and eliminate the alternator, tidying up the engine compartment and provides a safer environment.

2015 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference

May 7, 2015
APTA Bus Conference provides a look at the latest vehicles, products, professional services and technologies.
Electric Bus and BYD Event

Electric Bus and BYD Event

May 1, 2015
Metro headquarters, April 30, with Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and BYD Chairman Wang Chuangfu.
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ETS Stealth Bus Launch

June 12, 2014
The city of Edmonton began testing electric bus technology with the launch of the ETS Stealth bus on June 5.
Mass Transit Magazine
MCI's Commuter Coach is available in clean diesel, CNG or hybrid powertrain configurations.

APTA 2014 International Bus Roadeo and Bus & Paratransit Conference

May 8, 2014
The bus roadeo and bus conference brought together transit professionals for workshops, technical sessions and product displays covering the latest in policy and planning, maintenance...


Jason Yan

Director of Sales Operations

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K11 M Wrapped
Supplier's Directory


Dec. 7, 2021
The K11M is a 60' battery-electric bus. BYD’s unique iron-phosphate batteries are the safest in the industry and come with a standard 12-year warranty.

Washington State selects BYD for statewide contract

April 9, 2021
The contract is for two years with three one-year options.

BYD's all-new K8M 35-foot electric bus excels in FTA bus reliability test

March 12, 2021
The K8M's performance included high marks in structural durability, reliability, maintainability and safety.

New Mexico selects BYD for statewide contract

Feb. 18, 2021
Buses included in the agreement are the 30-foot K7M, the 35-foot K8M, the 40-foot K9M and the 60-foot K11M.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

BYD wins largest pure-electric bus order outside of China

Jan. 12, 2021
The company won a bid for 1,002 units in Bogotá, Colombia.
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Supplier's Directory


Dec. 1, 2020
The K11M is a 60' battery-electric bus. BYD’s unique iron-phosphate batteries are the safest in the industry and come with a standard 12-year warranty.
Four BYD K7Ms, like the one shown here in operation at the Kansas City International Airport, were delivered to Go COMO, the transit agency of Columbia, Mo.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

BYD sends clean American-made buses to city of Columbia

Oct. 12, 2020
With the launch of these buses, Columbia has become the first city in Missouri to put zero-emission transit vehicles into revenue service.

BYD renews community benefits agreement with Jobs to Move America California coalition

Sept. 10, 2020
The agreement reaffirms the company’s commitment to generating pathways to good manufacturing jobs for underrepresented and underserved populations in Los Angeles County.

BYD pledges $1 million in medical supplies donations

April 15, 2020
The donation includes PPE and hand sanitizer for first responders and transit agencies in North America.