Jan 17, 2023 - 04:16 pm

Hertz to deliver 25,000 BEVs for Uber in Europe

Hertz and the ride-hailing company Uber are expanding their US partnership to Europe. Accordingly, Hertz wants to provide up to 25,000 electric cars for Uber drivers in European capitals by 2025. London, Paris and Amsterdam were explicitly mentioned so far.

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Jan 14, 2023 - 02:22 pm

Rouen to convert 49 diesel buses to electric

The Rouen municipality in northern France is having 49 Iveco Crossway diesel intercity buses converted to electric drives to operate as school buses. The project was awarded to a French consortium from which Greenmot will supply the retrofit kit.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 01:15 pm

Iveco Bus signs major deal over 150 e-buses in Italy

Italian transit company Busitalia has signed a framework agreement with Iveco Bus to supply up to 150 electric buses over the next three years. The deal represents the most significant order for Iveco’s E-Way buses in Italy to date and comes at a time when the company is increasing activities in the market.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 03:40 pm

Presov orders six electric trolleybuses from Skoda

The transport company of the Slovakian city of Presov has ordered six more trolleybuses from the Skoda Group. The 18-metre buses are based on Solaris bodies and will have traction batteries that allow a range of at least twelve kilometres on routes without overhead lines.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 03:35 pm

Tevex Logistics orders 50 Mercedes eActros LongHaul

Tevex Logistics, the logistics subsidiary of the German butcher Tönnies Group, wants to use the battery-electric eActros LongHaul long-distance truck for food deliveries in the future. To this end, the company has now signed a letter of intent with Mercedes-Benz Trucks for the order of 50 units.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 02:57 pm

Malta to procure 250 EVs for government fleets

The Mediterranean island of Malta is putting out to tender the procurement of 250 new electric vehicles for government fleets. The 10-million-euro project is financed by EU funds and aims to increase the share of electric vehicles in public service from seven per cent in 2021 to 40 per cent.

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Jan 5, 2023 - 04:09 pm

India launches new tenders for thousands of e-buses

In India, Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a subsidiary of state-run Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), has launched the third round of tenders under the Grand Challenge Scheme. The aim is to fund thousands of electric buses in up to nine major cities across the sub-continent.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 02:21 pm

New Flyer receives major bus order from Pittsburgh

New Flyer of America has received a five-year contract from Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) for up to 157 buses. The contract includes firm orders for 15 battery-electric and 54 diesel buses, with options to purchase up to 88 additional battery-electric or diesel buses.

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Jan 2, 2023 - 04:45 pm

Pilsen orders 53 electric buses from Skoda

The public transport company PMDP of the Czech city of Pilsen has concluded a framework agreement with the Skoda Group for up to 53 new trolleybuses. The contract initially includes fixed orders for nine units of the Skoda 26Tr and four units of the 27Tr.

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Dec 21, 2022 - 03:16 pm

Berlin fire brigade goes hybrid

The Berlin Fire Brigade is procuring the next electrified emergency vehicles from Rosenbauer. The order includes, among other things, four units of the hybrid fire-fighting vehicle “Revolutionary Technology” (RT) in the Berlin configuration as eLHF. In addition, there will be an electric appliance vehicle with a Volvo chassis.

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Dec 21, 2022 - 12:29 pm

USPS to deploy 66,000 EVs by 2028

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced a further increase in the share of electric vehicles in new fleet purchases. In total, the USPS plans to deploy at least 66,000 battery-electric delivery vehicles by 2028.

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Dec 19, 2022 - 03:33 pm

USA: Mullen writes 6,000 van order from RMA

Mullen Automotive has received a significant order from one of the largest commercial vehicle dealer groups in the USA. Randy Marion Automotive Group (RMA) signed a firm order agreement for over 6,000 Mullen electric vans, and the contract is valued at $200 million.

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Dec 18, 2022 - 09:17 pm

Plug Power to use 75 Nikola Tre FCEV for H² logistics

The US fuel cell specialist Plug Power announces that it will buy 75 units of the Nikola Tre FCEV H2 truck within three years and supply customers in North America with green hydrogen using these hydrogen trucks. The first vehicles are to be handed over as early as 2023.

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Dec 15, 2022 - 03:47 pm

Dachser orders 50 eActros LongHaul

In Germany, the logistics provider Dachser plans to add 50 long-distance electric Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul trucks to its European fleet. Dachser and Mercedes-Benz Trucks have signed a letter of intent to this effect.

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Dec 13, 2022 - 05:09 pm

US Forest Service is testing F-150 Lightning EVs

The US Forest Service is getting ready to decarbonise the fleet, which means replacing 17,000 vehicles by 2035 and nearly 9,000 commercial vehicles by 2027. The agency is, therefore, rigorously testing the Ford F-150 Lightning in a pilot that is the first of its kind.

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