Nov 22, 2020 - 06:12 pm

Swiss town moves ahead with full fleet electrification

VBSH, the public transport authority of the Swiss town of Schaffhausen has ordered the remaining 13 electric buses in an existing order with Spain’s Irizar following successful testing. They expect delivery to start next summer as VBSH aims to convert the entire city bus fleet to electric by 2028.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 05:52 pm

Hamburg: VHH manages e-bus fleet across 11 depots

The city of Hamburg is becoming a beacon of bus electrification. The Senate decided to make electric bus purchasing compulsory this year and the growing number of e-buses changes the depots. Operator VHH has therefore turned to PSI Transcom to implement PSIeBus.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 09:46 pm

The Vatican plans to electrify entire fleet

The Pope has been seen in electric vehicles for some time. Now, his court, the Vatican will follow the example and switch all service vehicles to electric. Distances in Vatican City State were short enough, expressed officials.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 05:52 pm

Europcar to use NewMotion charging network

The charging infrastructure provider NewMotion has signed a cooperation agreement with the vehicle rental company Europcar. NewMotion will provide the Europcar Mobility Group with its charging ecosystem for electric cars.

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Nov 16, 2020 - 03:46 pm

Onto subcription service orders 600 PSA EVs

Onto, a British subscription service for electric cars, has ordered 300 e-208 electric cars from Peugeot. A follow-up order has been received from Hull, UK where the municipal service provider Kingstown Works Limited, has ordered 13 purely electric Peugeot e-Experts.

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Nov 14, 2020 - 01:22 pm

Tasmanian government fleet to be electric by 2030

In the Australian island state of Tasmania, the state government has pledged to transition its entire car fleet to battery-electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen vehicles by 2030. An initiative for emission-free buses is also underway to determine whether hydrogen or electricity is more appropriate.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 05:35 pm

Solaris builds another 100 electric buses for ATM Milan

Milan-based public transport operator ATM has ordered 100 more electric buses from Solaris. The basis for the new order is the framework agreement concluded last year for up to 250 electric buses. The first 40 electric buses ordered under this contract have already been delivered by Solaris.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 08:30 pm

Genoa is getting electric buses from Irizar

Irizar has started supplying electric buses to Genoa. A total of 14 electric buses are scheduled to arrive in the Italian port city by the end of this month. The Spanish manufacturer is also making the charging infrastructure to equip the depot.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 04:22 pm

Virgin Hyperloop transports first passengers

Virgin Hyperloop has completed its first crewed test drive. A Hyperloop capsule with two of the company’s managers on board was transported at over 170 kph through a test tube near Las Vegas. Virgin Hyperloop is aiming for commercial operation of the transport system by 2030.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 03:51 pm

Sofia to finally get its 30 electric buses

The Bulgarian capital Sofia has announced the procurement of 30 electric buses and ten charging stations. The order goes to the Bulgarian-Chinese bidding consortium of Chariot Motors and Higer Bus, which prevailed over Solaris.

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Nov 4, 2020 - 01:56 pm

Hyundai to supply 4,000 fuel cell trucks to China

Hyundai has signed two letters of intent with Chinese companies to supply a total of 4,000 fuel cell trucks to China by 2025. This is the second major order in connection with Hyundai’s H2 truck XCIENT, following the order for 1,600 units from Switzerland.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 02:06 pm

London borough prepares for fleet electrification

The Council of the North London borough Islington has received its first six Renault Zoe. The arrival of the new vehicles also coincides with the upgrade of its fleet charging infrastructure. The rest of the 500 vehicle fleet is to follow in further electrification efforts.

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Oct 26, 2020 - 05:46 pm

UK: Plug-in Pledge raises EV uptake forecast

Two years after launching the Plug-in Pledge in the UK, the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has updated its forecasts for the uptake of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The speed with which road transport is decarbonising has accelerated.

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Oct 23, 2020 - 09:24 pm

BMW & Daimler sell off parts of mobility services

BMW and Daimler are now selling parts of their mobility-as-a-service businesses. Mobimeo, the German national rail service Deutsche Bahn subsidiary, is taking over parts of the B2B and B2G side of things, while Uber is apparently very interested in taking over the ride-hailing and micromobility-sharing service FreeNow.

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Oct 22, 2020 - 03:30 pm

Danish ride-hailing company Viggo orders 300 Fisker Ocean

The Danish ride-hailing company Viggo, which specializes in electric cars, has ordered 300 Fisker Ocean. The Copenhagen-based provider was founded in 2019 and has 55 electric cars on offer to date. By the end of the year, the electric fleet is expected to grow to 100 vehicles.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 05:16 pm

Solaris debuts Urbino 15 LF Electric bus

Solaris has presented its latest model, the 15-meter-long Urbino 15 LE Electric bus. It is the first product in Solaris’ electric range to travel beyond the city limits. The three-axle bus has been designed primarily for the Nordic market.

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