Budapest, Nottingham, Nissan, BlueCalifornia, Atlanta.
Adding Budapest to the map: The Hungarian capital will see the installation of 250 EV charging spots in and around the city. The Ministry of economy has earmarked 600m forint (about 1.9m euros) to support the measure.
First electric Park&Ride service: Nottingham, will open the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride service in January, featuring 13 electric buses from BYD. The buses will travel along the Eco Expressway, which gives priority to electric vehicles.
Red Leaf for police: The Avon and Somerset Constabulary in the UK has taken delivery of two bright red Nissan Leaf. It was not said how the electric cars would be used.
E-carsharing for hotspots: The city of Los Angeles has paved the way for an e-carsharing initiative for disadvantaged neighbourhoods. The operator BlueCalifornia is a subsidy of French Bolloré. The city, state and company have invested millions in the projects that will start out with 100 EVs and 200 charging stations.
Charge and fly: The Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, will count 100 EV chargers by the end of the year. 46 have already been installed at the international and park-ride parking garage. More stations will be added in the airport’s domestic parking areas.