Jan 20, 2021 - 08:00 pm

39 electric MAN buses for Nuremberg

Public transport operator VAG Nürnberg has ordered 39 e-buses from Germany’s MAN Truck & Bus, including 28 Lion’s City 18 E and eleven Lion’s City 12 E. For MAN, this is the largest electric bus order to date and the company’s first order ever to include articulated e-buses.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 04:31 pm

Uber to expand Uber Green services

Ride-hailing company Uber is expanding its Uber Green service with electric and hybrid cars in North America. After launching in 15 cities last September, Uber has announced plans to make the service available in 1,400 more cities and towns.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 02:39 pm

New Flyer wins two bus supply contracts in the USA

New Flyer has been tasked with delivering their electric Xcelsior Charge heavy duty buses to  the state of Connecticut as well as the city of Atlanta. A total of 12 fully-electric, 40-foot buses were ordered by Connecticut’s DoT, while six buses are headed to Atlanta.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm

Free Now to offer only electric rides by 2030

BMW and Daimler’s Free Now mobility platform aims to achieve carbon neutrality in all key European markets by 2030 and is committing more than 100 million euros in resources over the next five years to the shift toward e-mobility.

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Jan 11, 2021 - 05:25 pm

Huge order for Lion Electric trucks from Amazon

Amazon plans to procure up to 2,500 all-electric Lion 6 and Lion 8 trucks from Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric by 2025. The framework agreement already concluded with Amazon in July 2020 was revealed hidden in a long stock exchange notice.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:37 pm

New York launches bus electrification initiative

New York’s Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses in the US American state. Incentives for both public transport authorities are included, as well as funding for electric school buses.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:26 pm

Mullen receives major order for the MX-05 eSUV

California-based electric car startup Mullen Technologies says it has received a potential major order. It said Florida-based Unlimited Electrical Contractors (UEC) has issued a non-binding letter of intent to purchase up to 10,000 units of the MX-05 electric SUV.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:21 pm

Workhorse receives order for over 6,000 electric delivery vehicles

US manufacturer Workhorse has announced a major order for its electric delivery vehicles: Pride Group Enterprises, which operates in Canada and the US, is ordering 6,320 C-Series electric delivery trucks from Workhorse, concerning the C-650 and C-1000 models, with deliveries scheduled to take place between July 2021 and 2026.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 03:19 pm

Turin orders 100 electric buses from BYD

After the Turin transport operator GTT terminated a contract with the Chinese manufacturer Yutong for the delivery of 100 electric buses, BYD has now received the order. The first 50 of the electric buses have already been firmly ordered from BYD and are to be delivered to Turin in April 2021.

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Dec 22, 2020 - 09:37 pm

VDL selling e-buses to towns in Germany

Dutch bus manufacturer VDL Bus & Coach has received orders from three more towns and cities in Germany to deliver 16 electric buses in total. The orders come from Plön in Schleswig-Holstein, Völklingen in Saarland and Neuss in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Dec 21, 2020 - 01:20 pm

Van Hool delivers electric tour buses to the USA

Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool has launched sales of its battery-electric coach for the North American market that was unveiled in 2019. The first example of the Van Hool CX45E has now been shipped to the USA, with ten more CX45Es to follow in the first half of 2021.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 04:36 pm

Mercedes eCitaro with solid-state batteries in Bremen

In Germany, Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered five Mercedes-Benz eCitaro with solid-state batteries to arrive in early 2022. The scope of supply also includes five permanently installed charging systems, each with an output of 150 kW, as well as three mobile workshop chargers of 40 kW each.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 04:17 pm

Solaris buses under consideration in Greece

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris under consideration for two large electric bus orders from Greece: Athens and Thessaloniki are considering expanding their fleets by a total of 1,300 buses. A decision expected in the next few months.

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Dec 6, 2020 - 05:16 pm

Electrification efforts in New Zealand & Australia

New Zealand’s Government around Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has declared a climate emergency vowing to introduce measures accordingly such as the electrification of transport, first in the governmental fleet. Australia is also looking at electrification.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/01/20/lion-electric-wins-xxl-order-for-electric-school-buses/
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