Jun 2, 2023 - 11:12 am

VinFast scores major order from Sun Taxi

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has received a large order in its home country. Sun Taxi orders 3,000 units of the VF 5 Plus electric car, which are to be delivered successively until 2025. Sun Taxi will use the electric cars in a number of cities and provinces in Vietnam.

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May 31, 2023 - 11:41 am

Foothill Transit grows fuel-cell-electric bus fleet

Foothill Transit, a public transport agency serving the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys in Southern California, is furthering its sustainability efforts with the introduction of Axess EVO-FC buses to its fleet. Manufacturer ElDorado National (ENC) will produce the buses in Riverside, CA.

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May 30, 2023 - 01:41 pm

Italian authorities get funding to procure Rampini buses

Italy’s bus maker Rampini has won a tender from the procurement agency Consip to supply up to 280 zero-emission buses. The contract will come into force this June, allowing public administrations to buy a Rampini e-bus with or without specific adaptations.

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May 30, 2023 - 01:23 pm

Amsterdam’s growing e-bus fleet will charge smarter

Amsterdam’s public transit operator GVB is extending smart charging technology across its depots in the Dutch capital. Using technology by The Mobility House, GVB will charge its growing e-bus fleet increasingly intelligently before the year’s end.

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May 25, 2023 - 01:31 pm

India: Uber Green launches in three major citites

Ride-hailing company Uber will launch its Uber Green service in three cities in India starting this June, namely bringing the EV-only option to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Uber also shared a slew of new EV partnerships in India.

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May 24, 2023 - 02:33 pm

ALD and LeasePlan merge into mobility powerhouse

ALD, the mobility subsidiary of Société Générale, has completed its acquisition of LeasePlan, resulting in one of the largest electric vehicle fleets worldwide. The transaction, valued at €4.8 billion, followed an announcement in January 2022.

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May 17, 2023 - 03:08 pm

Volta Trucks to deliver first electric trucks in Sweden in 2023

The Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks wants to accelerate its market launch in its home country. The company plans to put its vehicles on the roads in Sweden as early as the middle of this year instead of 2024 as previously planned. The EVs would be part of its customer test fleet.

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May 17, 2023 - 01:36 pm

Einride orders up to 50 electric trucks from DAF

The Swedish electric transport specialist Einride intends to order 50 electric trucks from the Dutch manufacturer DAF Trucks according to a memorandum of understanding. DAF says the first electric trucks have already been firmly ordered.

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May 15, 2023 - 02:49 pm

Sri Lanka to electrify 500,000 tuk-tuks

Over the next five years, Sri Lanka plans to electrify half a million ‘tuk-tuk’ three-wheelers. This was announced by the Ministry of Transport and Highways and the Ministry of Power and Energy in cooperation with the UNDP.

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May 15, 2023 - 01:46 pm

Miles adds 1,000 VW ID.3s to carsharing fleet

German carsharing provider Miles is adding another 1,000 VW ID.3s to its fleet. The new electric cars will mainly be available for rent in Hamburg. This will increase the share of electric vehicles in the Miles fleet acoss Germany to around 25 per cent.

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May 15, 2023 - 11:18 am

Bremen expands electric bus fleet with 35 eCitaro G

Bremen public transport operator Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) is procuring 50 more electric buses. Mercedes-Benz (EvoBus) has received an order from BSAG for 35 new fully electric articulated eCitaro G buses, while another 15 iebus18 models were ordered from Irizar.

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May 12, 2023 - 01:40 pm

Duvenbeck aims for 120 MAN eTrucks

Logistics service provider Duvenbeck has signed a memorandum of understanding with MAN Truck & Bus for the deployment of 120 MAN eTrucks to be delivered by 2026. The fully electric 40-tonne truck will be the first to run for Volkswagen Group Logistics from 2024 onwards.

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May 11, 2023 - 03:44 pm

Brazil ride-sharer 99 aims for 1,000 strong EV fleet

According to reports, Brazil’s 99 ride-hailing app plans to expand its electric fleet, aiming to double the number of EVs to 1,000 in the next 12 months. The move is part of the company’s Alliance for Sustainable Mobility pledge.

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02.06.2023 12:06