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Oct 20, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Virginia relaunches Clean School Bus funding scheme

The state of Virginia announced more than $10 million in funding through the Clean School Bus Program run by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The funding is available to public school districts to replace diesel vehicles with cleaner alternatives.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:32 pm

Leasys to electrify short-term rentals by 2028

In Europe, the Stellantis subsidiary Leasys has presented its electric mobility strategy. Here, the company says the vehicle fleet for short-term rentals is to be completely converted to electric vehicles by the end of 2027 but has not said how large the share of electric vehicles in the total fleet will be.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 04:11 pm

Île-de-France Mobilités: bendy e-buses for Paris

Île-de-France Mobilités, the entity responsible for organising public transport in the Paris metropolitan area, is awarding a contract to a consortium of Van Hool, Kiepe Electric and Alstom to build a fleet of 24-metre-long, all-electric, double-articulated buses.

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Oct 10, 2021 - 02:42 pm

New Flyer grows H2 bus fleet in California

California’s Foothill Transit has ordered 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses from the NFI subsidiary New Flyer. The purchase is supported by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds and not the first electrification at the transport company.

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Oct 10, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Genoa orders e-buses from Solaris for the first time

Solaris announced it had won a tender to supply 30 e-buses to public transport operator ATM in Genoa. The coastal city wants to replace its entire fleet with electric buses by 2025. The contract value exceeds 15 million euros and continues a string of orders from Italy.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 09:42 pm

GoTo Global takes over Emmy

The Israeli company GoTo Global Mobility is taking over the Berlin-based electric scooter sharer Emmy. The acquisition is meant to expand GoTo Global’s European presence to reach its goal of expanding to every major European city by 2025.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 06:26 pm

BYD and Levo Mobility partner with 5,000 BEVs

BYD and Levo Mobility have announced a collaboration to integrate Nuvve’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology with a variety of commercial, public transport and heavy-duty BYD battery electric vehicles. The plans encompass the joint deployment of up to 5,000 BEVs over the next five years for fleet solutions.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 12:50 pm

DFDS orders 100 FM Electric trucks

Volvo Trucks has announced its largest-ever order for electric trucks, with Northern European shipping and logistics company DFDS ordering 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks for delivery between late 2022 and 2023. The large order follows a successful customer trial.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 03:27 pm

ID.3 & ID.4 enter WeShare fleet in Berlin

In Germany, WeShare, Volkswagen’s all-electric free-floating car-sharing service, has renewed its Berlin fleet and added the all-electric ID.4 to its range of vehicles. Initially, around 100 ID.4s will be successively added to the fleet.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 10:00 pm

Westminster streets to be cleaned with EVs

In the UK, Westminster City Council (central London) and its waste contractor Veolia have unveiled a 60 strong fleet of new and ‘upcycled’ electric vehicles. This means that street cleaning services in London’s famous West End are now completely fully electric.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 03:29 pm

Belgian postal services to procure 1200 e-vans

The Belgian national postal operator Bpost is procuring 1,200 electric vans to be delivered by the end of 2022. According to a Flemish media report, the first 400 of the electric transporters have already been ordered, with the tender for the remaining 800 to follow at the end of this month.

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Sep 29, 2021 - 06:06 pm

Austin Texas orders 26 Proterra e-buses

Proterra has announced that Capital Metro in Austin, Texas is purchasing 26 40-foot Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses, with an option for another 126 of these buses plus chargers over the next 5 years. The first 26 electric buses should be delivered in 2022.

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Sep 29, 2021 - 05:36 pm

MAN vamps up fleet management tool

MAN Truck & Bus is restructuring the services in its MAN eManager control tool that was introduced just under a year ago. The tool is a digital command centre for fleet managers who work with the MAN Lion City E electric bus or the eTGE electric transporter.

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Sep 29, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Bologna orders e-buses from VDL

In Italy, the public transport operator TPER (Emilia-Romagna Passenger Transport) has ordered seven Citea SLF-120 Electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. These are to be deployed in the city of Bologna in 2022. Both parties also want to explore extending the order to up to 20 electric city buses.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 04:44 pm

Keolis to operate 120 e-buses in southern France

The French Région Sud has commissioned Keolis to operate two sections of its regional transport network in the Alpes-Maritimes region of south-eastern France with buses for eight years from 1 January 2022. Within one year, the bus fleet will be all-electric.

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Sep 22, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Hermes orders 168 Mercedes eSprinter in the UK

The British business unit of the parcel service provider Hermes has ordered 168 Mercedes-Benz eSprinters. The electric vans are to go into operation before the end of the year. The order is being handled by the Mercedes dealer Intercounty Truck & Van.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/22/solaris-receives-another-electric-bus-order-from-poland/
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