BYD for Nanjing: Placing the largest order for BYD to date, the Chinese city of Najing has ordered more than 600 K9 electric buses and 400 e6 electric taxis. Nanjing is one of the cities in China that has been chosen by the government to be a pilot region for their air quality improvement programs.
CA’s first electric school bus enters service: The so-called Trans Tec SST-e has a Ford E450 cutaway chassis and features an electric powertrain by Motiv Power System. It has a range of 80 to 100 miles and could save the school district as much as 10,000 dollars in fuel and maintenance every year.
Car Charging starts selling Blink HQ again: The 240 V, 30 A, level-two residential EV charging station is compatible with all electric vehicles sold in the U.S. It also includes an 18-foot cable. Blink HQ had been previously been sold by Ecotality, which was bought out by Car Charging in October 2013.
Corporate carsharing: Smart-VP Annette Winkler said in Geneva that Daimler Mobility Services is considering setting up a carsharing concept for its corporate clients. But that is not definite yet.
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