Sep 28, 2022 - 06:22 pm

Pegasus orders 2,000 Class 3 chassis from Via Motors

The US electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Via Motors has received an order from Pegasus Specialty Vehicles for 2,000 Class 3 electric cutaway chassis cabs. With these, Pegasus will build electric school buses, minibuses and shuttles and distribute them through its dealer network comprised of 56 locations in the US.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Connect Bus orders 47 Ebusco e-buses for Sweden

Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has been contracted by Connect Bus to supply 47 electric buses for use in Sweden. The buses are to be delivered at the end of 2023 and operated by the public transport service Länstrafiken Kronoberg in Växjö, Sweden.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 11:55 am

Grupo Bimbo puts another 1,001 EVs into Mexican fleets

Baked goods company Grupo Bimbo has announced the addition of another 1,001 electric delivery vehicles to its fleets in Mexico. The Vekstar Stellar electric vans have a payload of 1.3 tonnes and a range of 130 kilometres and are manufactured by its own purpose-built subsidiary Moldex.

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Sep 24, 2022 - 11:12 am

50 ADL double-decker e-buses for Manchester area

British bus builder Alexander Dennis (ADL) has received an order for 50 electric double-decker buses from Transport for Greater Manchester. The buses are planned for the first phase of the Bee Network bus system that is due to launch in Wigan and Bolton in September 2023.

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Sep 21, 2022 - 11:57 am

Hertz orders up to 175,000 EVs from General Motors

Car rental company Hertz has placed its next major order for electric vehicles: Hertz plans to order up to 175,000 electric vehicles from General Motors by 2027. The first vehicles are to join the Hertz fleet in 2023, however initially, it will not include any of the new Ultium models.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 03:47 pm

Uber expands premium EV service Comfort Electric

Uber has expanded its Comfort Electric service to 24 US cities and Vancouver, Canada. The company had launched Comfort Electric to build on deals with rental companies like Hertz. The latter is helping Uber drivers get their hands on Tesla and other premium electric vehicles.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 02:28 pm

Sixt targets 90% share of low-emission vehicles by 2030

Rental car company Sixt is intent on decarbonisation. The Management Board approved a sustainability programme to increase the share of bookable electric and hybrid cars in Europe. By the end of 2030, up to 90 per cent of the rental fleet could be electric; however, not quite.

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Sep 15, 2022 - 02:42 pm

Ikea to use electric trucks from Volvo in Poland

Volvo Trucks, Ikea Industry, and logistics company Raben Group have agreed to cooperate in heavy-duty electric transport. Ikea Industry will use Volvo FM Electric trucks operated by Raben for internal goods transport between two production sites in western Poland.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 03:59 pm

4 Gen Logistics orders 41 VNR Electric

Transport company 4 Gen Logistics has ordered 41 VNR electric trucks from Volvo Trucks North America for use in California. The trucks will transport freight between the Port of Long Beach and Southern California’s Inland Empire, a national logistics and warehousing hub.

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Sep 13, 2022 - 03:14 pm

US Hybrid to deliver hybrid and electric street sweeper components

Ideanomics has announced plans for its subsidiary US Hybrid to Global Environmental Products with its proprietary electric and hybrid propulsion kits for use in the construction of 62 zero-emission street sweepers. GEP will then provide the sweepers to New York, California, the City of Helena, Montana, and Washington D.C.

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Sep 1, 2022 - 02:19 pm

Low-cost EV financing for Uber drivers through Moove

Moove, an African-born fintech start-up, has struck a deal with Uber in London. Moove will provide Uber drivers with electric vehicles through its latest rent-to-buy model. Moove aims to be the largest EV partner on Uber’s platform in London, with plans to scale to 10,000 cars by the end of 2025.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/10/01/mci-launches-next-bev-model-with-new-flyer-technology/
01.10.2022 18:16