Wireless charging in Mannheim: The German city has begun operating two electric buses and an electric service van with inductive Primove charging technology from Bombardier. Six bus stops along the route have been fitted with the technology to ensure the buses’ serviceability.
newstix.de, morgenweb.de (articles in German)
Committed to e-mobility: The Romanian city of Botoşani is getting serious about electrification, saying it wants all of its public transport to come with a plug. After having tested EVs in a pilot programme, the city now plans to purchase 48 electric trams and buses and apply to the EU for funding.
UK replaces Plug-In Car Grant: The scheme will run out by the end of the year and be replaced by a new tiered system. With it, the UK government wants to stronger promote zero emission vehicles with an electric range of at least 70 miles.
Another Paris scheme for London? After Bolloré brought its electric carsharing to the British capital, the Parisian scooter-sharing Cityscoot could follow. The service only started in France this month, but could go international if it proves a success.
Toyota looks to London: The Japanese carmaker says it will focus on fleets in London to sell it fuel-cell car Mirai. The reason is simple: the British capital already counts three hydrogen filling stations. The Mirai will hit dealerships there in the third quarter of this year.
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