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May 22, 2022 - 10:03 am

450 eVito for Northgate and Quickpac

Mercedes-Benz has received orders for a total of 450 eVito from two customers. The British vehicle rental company Northgate Vehicle Hire has ordered 350 electric transporters, while an order for 150 eVito comes from the Swiss parcel service Quickpac.

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May 20, 2022 - 01:50 pm

Daimler Truck & Sysco sign MoU for 800 electric trucks

The US food delivery company Sysco has signed a letter of intent with Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) to purchase up to 800 Freightliner eCascadia electric trucks. The first eCascadia delivery is scheduled to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California location later this year.

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May 17, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Amsterdam goes for another 84 VDL electric buses

Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered another 84 electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The 84 new generation VDL Citeas will be in put into service from 2023 onwards. The framework agreement also includes an option for a further 130 VDL Citeas.

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May 15, 2022 - 04:18 pm

EMT Madrid places bus order with Solaris & Irizar

The public transport operator EMT Madrid has placed orders for 150 more electric standard buses. The Spanish manufacturer Irizar with 90 units of the 12-metre iebus and the Polish manufacturer Solaris with 60 Urbino 12 Electric are the winners of EMT’s largest electric tender to date.

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May 13, 2022 - 04:38 pm

NFI orders 60 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

Volvo Trucks North America has received an order from NFI Industries for 60 heavy-duty electric trucks. NFI bought the latest generation of the VNR Electric and will deploy the new zero-emission vehicles in Ontario, California, starting this year.

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May 13, 2022 - 03:23 pm

Onto adds Fiat 500e cars to the fleet

British electric car subscription service Onto has bought 600 electric Fiat 500 for the rental fleet, including some convertibles. The 600 electric cars join Onto’s long list of orders from the Stellantis Group.

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May 12, 2022 - 05:01 pm

Mobilize targets 700,000 EVs by 2030

Renault’s mobility brand Mobilize aims to double its leasing fleet financed by Mobilize Financial Services by 2025 and grow to one million electric vehicles by 2030. These are to make up 70 per cent of the fleet and generate 20 per cent of Renault Group’s turnover.

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May 12, 2022 - 03:23 pm

DHL orders more electric trucks from Volvo

Deutsche Post DHL has announced that it will procure 44 new electric trucks from Volvo for its European operations. Both companies have signed a cooperation agreement “to accelerate the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles”.

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May 11, 2022 - 04:07 pm

Cabify aims to deploy 1,400 EVs in Spain

Spanish ride-hailing company Cabify is receiving a loan of 40 million euros from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for its fleet decarbonisation project. This financing aims to deploy 1,400 electric vehicles in Spain over the next few years, as well as the infrastructure needed to operate them.

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May 11, 2022 - 03:59 pm

United Rentals purchase 530 EVs from Ford

The US company United Rentals has signed an agreement with Ford Pro to purchase 530 all-electric vehicles for its North American rental and corporate fleets. This involves 500 F-150 Lightning pickup trucks and 30 E-Transit vans.

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May 9, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Zenobe Energy expands into New Zealand

UK electric vehicle fleet and battery storage specialist Zenobe Energy is to enter the New Zealand market. A $20 million investment from New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF) has been secured to support the deployment of electric bus fleets with major operators in the country.

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May 6, 2022 - 01:19 pm

German rail purchases 260 Ebusco electric buses

Deutsche Bahn (DB – German Rail) has today confirmed that it will “modernize” its bus fleets at a cost of around 400 million euros. From 2023 to 2026, the state owned company has ordered around 1,200 new vehicles – but only 260 of these will be electric while around 900 buses will be run on […]

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May 5, 2022 - 02:12 pm

DPD UK orders 1000 Ford E-transit vans

The parcel delivery company DPD is expanding its fleet in the UK by 1,000 Ford E-Transit to a total of over 2,500 electric vehicles. The first of the 1,000 Ford E-Transits ordered are to be delivered to DPD later this month.

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May 4, 2022 - 02:00 pm

COTA to run ten New Flyer electric buses in Ohio

The Central Ohio Transit Authority, COTA for short, has exercised options for eight battery-electric buses from New Flyer. The order comes in the final year of a two-year contract announced in 2020 and includes four ABB depot chargers to support the deployment.

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May 4, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Royal Mail rolls out 43 zero emission delivery vans

The British post service Royal Mail has replaced the entire fleet with electric vans at its delivery office in Leighton Buzzard, a town in Bedfordshire, England. 43 new EVs will charge at twelve charging columns Royal Mail installed on site. The acquisition is part of the company’s plan to increase the number of EVs tenfold.

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May 4, 2022 - 01:14 pm

McGill’s places follow-up order with Yutong

McGill’s Buses has ordered a further 41 battery-electric buses from Yutong. They will be part-funded by the Scottish Zero Emission Bus (ScotZEB) fund and take to 96 the number of Yutong zero-emission buses with the operator in Scotland.

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May 3, 2022 - 02:40 pm

BMW and Mercedes to sell Share Now to Stellantis

BMW and Mercedes-Benz plan on selling their joint car-sharing business Share Now to Stellantis. The three companies have signed an agreement but agreed to leave the deal’s details undisclosed. The transaction is still subject to approval by the antitrust authorities.

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May 1, 2022 - 05:48 pm

Yet more electric buses for Milan this year

Milan’s public transport operator ATM is continuing the conversion of its bus fleet to electric vehicles: ATM has ordered a further 75 electric buses from Solaris – the company’s Urbino 12 electric buses are due to arrive in Milan later this year.

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Apr 28, 2022 - 01:42 pm

New UK fleet roaming network announced and led by Paua

Today, Paua, a newcomer to the e-mobility space announced in 2020, published a milestone. The roaming business says it has now signed up companies amounting to access to 10,000 charge points across the UK. Their clients include leading providers such as Osprey, Fastned, Ionity, Connected Kerb, Char.gy, and Mer.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 10:52 pm

Hong Kong expands electric bus fleet

Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB), the largest bus operator in Hong Kong, has put 16 BYD electric buses into service and has also ordered 52 electric-double-decker buses from both BYD and ADL for delivery next year.

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