Dec 8, 2021 - 05:52 pm

TDS orders 10 BYD e-trucks in the Netherlands

BYD has been given an order for the delivery of ten ETM6 electric trucks from Top Delivery Services (TDS). The vehicles will be used in logistics for Ikea in Amsterdam. The deal was made through BYD’s newly appointed electric truck dealer Bluekens EV.

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Dec 7, 2021 - 08:08 pm

SEA Electric to convert 10k US school buses

SEA Electric, a provider of electric commercial vehicles originally from Australia and now based in Los Angeles has received another major order: US school bus dealer Midwest Transit Equipment (MTE) wants SEA to convert 10,000 existing school buses to electric vehicles.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 04:56 pm

New Zealand invests in 60 Mercedes eVito for post

New Zealand’s national postal service and the state-owned financial investor New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF) are each investing 10 million New Zealand dollars (the equivalent of 6 million euros each) in the procurement of electric delivery vans. This will initially support the purchase of 60 Mercedes eVito.

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Dec 5, 2021 - 06:02 pm

German car rental company Sixt expands in Australia

Sixt announces its expansion in Australia through a franchise with the National Roads & Motorists’ Association (NRMA), the largest national automobile club. The cooperation will immediately give the German company a 13% market share and introduce one of the largest EV rental fleets in Australia.

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Dec 3, 2021 - 05:06 pm

De Lijn orders 60 electric buses from Van Hool & VDL

The Flemish public transport company De Lijn has ordered 60 electric buses from Van Hool and VDL for delivery from the fourth quarter of next year. The order for the necessary charging infrastructure goes in equal parts to the two suppliers Spie-Ekoenergetyka and Heliox.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Turkey’s Karsan counts electric bus orders in Romania

Karsan is racking up electric bus orders in Romania as they receive another order for 26 electric buses. The city of Deva expects 22 e-Jest minibuses from the Turkish manufacturer and four electric buses of type e-Atak from mid-2022. Karsan’s sales of electric buses in Romania now stand at 158 units.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 02:55 pm

Skoda Transportation & Temsa debut E’City trolley bus

Skoda Transportation Group presented its new E’City trolleybus at the CzechBus show in Prague. The all-electric bus can carry 69 passengers, 28 seated, and builds on chassis from Skoda’s Turkish partner Temsa. Their first customer is the Prague City Transport Authority (DPP).

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Nov 30, 2021 - 05:57 pm

Skoda tests electric trucks for internal transport

Skoda is now testing two electric tractors for internal transport in Mlada Boleslav, in the Czech Republic. These will replace tractor units with diesel engines on their respective routes by May next year. The purchase of further electric trucks is planned.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 03:30 pm

DB Schenker pre-orders 1,470 Volta trucks

The logistics service provider DB Schenker has pre-ordered almost 1,500 electric trucks from Volta Trucks. As part of the partnership, DB Schenker will use the first prototype of the Volta Zero under real distribution conditions in the spring and summer of 2022.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 03:31 pm

100 BYD electric buses bound for Israel

Egged, the largest bus company in Israel, has ordered 100 purely electric 12-metre buses from BYD. These are to be delivered before the end of 2022 and will be used in Haifa. For the Chinese bus manufacturer, this electric bus order is the largest from to date Israel.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 02:26 pm

German rail operator DB Regio orders 44 BEV trains

DB Regio has ordered 44 battery-electric multiple units of the type ‘Flirt Akku’ from Stadler for use in the Pfalz network. From December 2025, the first of the 44 multiple units are to go into passenger service on eight routes and replace the diesel trains currently in use by the end of 2026.

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Nov 29, 2021 - 02:25 pm

UK funds zero-emission buses with £71 m.

The British government is funding five local transport authorities with a total of almost £71 million to support the introduction of up to 335 zero-emission buses as part of the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area programme.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 04:31 pm

GreenMobility expands in the Netherlands via Fetch takeover

The Danish electric car-sharing provider GreenMobility is planning its market entry in the Netherlands – namely through an acquisition of the provider Fetch Carsharing, which operates around 100 electric cars in Amsterdam. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 05:13 pm

Bordeaux Métropole ordes 36 VDL electric buses

The French municipal association Bordeaux Métropole has ordered 36 electric articulated buses of the recently launched Citea generation from VDL Bus & Coach for a new express bus route. VDL will also be responsible for all charging equipment at the terminals and depot.

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Nov 20, 2021 - 05:15 pm

Merchants Fleet orders 5,400 more BrightDrop trucks

The US fleet management company Merchants Fleet has placed another large order for electric delivery vans with the General Motors brand BrightDrop. Having already ordered 12,600 EV600s, Merchants Fleet is now ordering 5,400 of the recently unveiled smaller EV410 offshoot.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 01:52 pm

NFI scores orders from Michigan and New York state

NFI’s streak in the US market continues as the Group writes its first order from the University of Michigan. The transportation department expects three large e-buses to arrive on campus shortly. There’s also news from Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) in New York state.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 12:35 pm

DRIVR launches 100 hydrogen taxis in Copenhagen

The app-based taxi service DRIVR has deployed more than 100 hydrogen cabs in Copenhagen this month. The fleet of Toyota Mirai runs against the backdrop of the Danish government’s target to ban sales of ICE cabs by 2025 and that all existing taxis must be emission-free by 2030.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 03:45 pm

GreenMobility heads to cities on the Rhine

The Danish electric car-sharing provider GreenMobility has announced its launch in Düsseldorf and Cologne in December 2021. The launch in the two NRW cities will initially be with 50 to 100 electric cars before the fleets are to be increased in 2022.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 02:17 pm

Zero-emission trains for Brandenburg

The Berlin-Brandenburg region will get its first zero-emission regional trains from December 2024. Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) has just ordered 31 two-car battery trains of the type Mireo Plus B from Siemens Mobility. In May this year, NEB already announced plans for six hydrogen trains and associated infrastructure along the RB27 regional railway line – also […]

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Nov 15, 2021 - 02:14 pm

Renault Retail Group replaces courtesy cars with EVs

The Renault Retail Group is switching all its courtesy cars to the Renault Zoe. The move affects 143 vehicles spread across the 15 official Renault and Dacia dealerships in England and Wales the Group comprises. The new EVs join 21 Zoe E-Tech that already exist on the 164-strong courtesy car fleet.

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Nov 11, 2021 - 03:45 pm

Northern Ireland spends £100m on clean buses

In two separate projects, the government of Northern Ireland has invested more than £100m in its zero-emission bus fleet. Already as part of this scheme, 80 battery-electric Wrightbus buses purchased by Translink have just been unveiled.

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