General Motors Corp. says that Los Angeles will be one of the first cities to receive the hybrid powertrain buses that Vice Chairman Harry J. Pearce promised the automaker would begin delivering this fall. A company spokesman says that when the first of two buses is delivered in late October or early November, GM likely will be ready to disclose other cities that will eventually get the motor coaches. The Allison Transmission hybrid powertrain uses a combination of electric motors, ...

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