May 24, 2018 - 04:57 pm

VDL Bus & Coach wins bid for 25 e-buses in Umeå

The Dutch bus manufacturer has won a bidding process for the deal to deliver 25 electric buses to Umeå in Sweden. VDL was selected as a system supplier, meaning they will not only deliver the 25 Citeas SLFA-180 buses as well as the charging stations, but will also cover implementation.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:15 pm

Korea to fully electrify buses and trucks by 2030

The government in Seoul wants all buses and trucks to run with zero emissions by 2030, according to local media reports. Moreover, they want to increase the number of fast-charging stations for electric cars to 10,000 by 2022 and also electrify mail delivery.

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May 16, 2018 - 05:56 pm

San Francisco aims for full electrification by 2035

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has announced their plan to transition their over 800 strong bus fleet to all-electric vehicles. The switch shall be complete by 2035 but measures are underway already and include trolley and hybrid buses.

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May 7, 2018 - 05:34 pm

Electric school bus roll-out in California

Québec-based Lion Electric and First Priority GreenFleet (FPGF) say they have completed the largest all-electric school bus deployment in North America made by a single OEM. They delivered 40 electric school buses to more than 12 districts in California.

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May 2, 2018 - 04:40 pm

EU Project ZEFER testing business case for fuel cell cars

Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out, or ZEFER in short, is a new EU project that will deploy a total of 180 FCVs in three European capitals, namely Brussels, Paris, and London. The €26m project is designed to see how hydrogen fleets perform in the real world, that is as taxis and police cars.

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May 2, 2018 - 04:16 pm

Hamburg Hochbahn brings “E-Bus Masterplan” under way

Hamburg’s public transport provider Hochbahn is on schedule with its E-Bus Masterplan that will see them procure nothing but all-electric buses from 2020 onwards. The first batch of thirty such EVs will be delivered by Daimler’s EvoBus and Solaris after they won a competitive tender.

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May 1, 2018 - 05:49 pm

Toyota Connected establishes European base

Toyota’s subsidiary Toyota Connected, a data based provider of mobility concepts, has founded a European base in London. Toyota has been developing data-based mobility solutions with their subsidiary for about two years now.

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May 1, 2018 - 05:36 pm

New York to electrify complete bus fleet

New York City is planning to electrify their entire bus fleet by 2040. The announcement came from the public transport company Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) who currently operates more than 5,700 buses.

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Apr 26, 2018 - 07:06 pm

Chronopost orders 100 e-transporters from Voltia

The french parcel service Chronopost, who belongs to the DPD Group, has ordered 100 electric transporters from the Slovak Voltia. The acquisition is part of Chronopost’s plan to eventually deliver packages in Paris on a completely electrical basis.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 05:12 pm

India orders 500 electric buses for Pune

The Indian city of Pune has ordered 500 electric buses due to arrive over the next 6 months. Local transport provider PMPML changed the order last minute, scrapping its initial plan to acquire 800 diesel buses after mounting political pressure.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/23/india-orders-500-electric-buses-for-pune/
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