– ADVERTISEMENT –

Jul 28, 2021 - 04:14 pm

Onto raises €148Mn to expand EV subscription service

UK electric car subscription service Onto says it has raised 175 million dollars in a new financing round. Alfvén & Didrikson and Pollen Street Capital led the Series B funding round, with the most prominent investor being TotalEnergies. The investment follows Onto’s significant growth in recent months.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –

Bosch Amps Up

Jul 26, 2021 - 09:54 pm

Arrival scores first e-bus deal in the US worth $2Mn

The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) has chosen Arrival to replace Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) buses with Arrival’s battery-electric buses. For funding, ATN has been awarded a two-million-dollar grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in partnership with the city of Anaheim, California.

Continue reading
Jul 21, 2021 - 01:12 pm

Belgium: De Lijn converts to plug-in hybrid buses

Flemish public transport operator De Lijn procures 44 new articulated buses with plug-in hybrid drives to green its operations. In addition, the operator will also convert 280 existing hybrid buses to plug-in hybrids to increase their electric range, out of a total fleet of 530.

Continue reading
Jul 21, 2021 - 12:19 pm

North Holland becomes 100% zero-emission bus region

The province of North Holland has launched the first zero-emission bus concession in the Netherlands. It will see operator Transdev replace all buses with combustion engines with electric ones in the Gooi en Vechtstreek region during 2022. The concession will run through 2030.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –



Jul 20, 2021 - 11:33 am

CA: Halifax expects 60 e-buses and charging infrastructure

The Canadian city of Halifax will procure the first 60 electric buses, including charging infrastructure with financial support from the provincial and national governments and plans to completely electrify its bus fleet, which currently consists of 340 diesel vehicles, by 2028 at the latest.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –



Jul 18, 2021 - 11:19 pm

Octopus Energy goes for Peugeot e-Expert vans

The British energy provider and charging network operator Octopus Energy is taking delivery of 23 all-electric e-Expert vans from Peugeot. The vehicles will be used in the company’s service fleet to install charging stations in London.

Continue reading
Jul 18, 2021 - 12:06 pm

WeVee financed for European expansion

The British electric car leasing platform WeVee has closed a seed financing of seven million dollars (just under six million euros). The company intends to use this to finance its expansion into continental Europe.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –



Jul 15, 2021 - 07:17 pm

LeasePlan orders 3,000 Arrival electric vans

The leasing company LeasePlan wants to commission the British electric vehicle developer Arrival to build 3,000 electric transporters. The corresponding sales contract is to be concluded before the end of the third quarter of 2021. Series production of the Arrival transporter is to start in Q3/2022.

Continue reading
Jul 14, 2021 - 01:33 pm

NHS adds 500 Nissan Leafs to its fleet

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has ordered 500 Nissan Leafs through its offshoot NHS Fleet Solutions. The electric cars will be made available to healthcare staff and other public sector employees as part of a leasing program via deferred compensation.

Continue reading
Jul 14, 2021 - 11:47 am

Siemens is supporting African e-mobility startups

The Siemens Stiftung has awarded prize money of between 10,000 and 50,000 euros to five African social enterprises in its first competition in the field of electromobility. The money is intended to help the winners establish their products and services on the market.

Continue reading
Jul 13, 2021 - 07:06 pm

Capgemini to electrify 12,000-vehicle fleet

The French multinational information technology services and consulting company Capgemini has announced that it will only accept orders for electric or hybrid cars for its own fleet of company vehicles with immediate effect. The current 12,000 diesel and gasoline vehicles are to be gradually replaced to become a fully electric fleet by 2030.

Continue reading
Jul 12, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Daimler & BMW network mobility services

BMW and Daimler are dovetailing their Free Now and Share Now offerings. The vehicles of the Share Now car-sharing service can be booked in France, Germany, Spain and Italy via the Free Now multi mobility platform from the end of July onwards.

Continue reading
Jul 9, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Solaris to deliver 19 electric buses to La Spezia

Solaris has received a new order for 19 trolleybuses from the northern Italian city of La Spezia. The local operator ATC Esercizio, which has been using eight Solaris trolleybuses since 2013, has now ordered 14 Trollino with a length of 12 metres and five with a length of 18 metres.

Continue reading
Jul 8, 2021 - 08:08 pm

Amsterdam’s GVB orders another 44 VDL e-buses

Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 44 Citea SLFA-180 Electric articulated electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The zero-emission buses are scheduled to arrive in the city in early 2022 and will join the 31 electric buses from VDL already in service there.

Continue reading
Jul 5, 2021 - 05:20 pm

Hytrucks to deploy 1000 H2 trucks by 2025

A consortium called HyTrucks has been formed by Hyzon Motors, Air Liquide and DATS 24 along with the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and Duisburg. Hytrucks has pledged to deploy 1,000 H2 trucks and 25 H2 refuelling stations by 2025.

Continue reading
Jul 2, 2021 - 12:54 pm

Moscow will only procure electric buses from now

Moscow will stop buying new diesel buses this year and will henceforth only procure electric buses. This was announced by Mosgortrans, the operator of the bus and tram network in the Russian capital. By the end of the year, 1,000 electric buses are to be in use.

Continue reading
Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/31/seven-british-companies-pledge-to-electrify-fleets-by-2030/
31.07.2021 12:23