Jun 16, 2018 - 04:13 pm

Guangdong to electrify bus fleet

The southern Chinese province of Guangdong has decided to entirely bank on electric buses: A new legal guideline by the regional government stipulates that all buses in the cities Guangzhou and Zhuhai will have to be replaced by electric buses by the end of this year.

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Jun 16, 2018 - 03:09 pm

Ikea to deliver emissions-free as of 2025

The Swedish furniture manufacturer has announced ambitious goals for their sustainability strategy for 2030. The goal is to electrify 25% of deliveries by 2020, and to completely electrify the delivery fleet by 2025.

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Jun 12, 2018 - 01:18 pm

DPD delivers packages with 8 TRIPL scooters

Following Hermes and GLS, the package delivery service DPD is now also using the electric trikes from Danish manufacturer EWII to deliver. In the first step, packages in Hamburg, Berlin and Cologne will be delivered with the electric trikes.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 10:20 pm

Nova Bus receives largest hybrid bus order to date

Nova Bus has been selected by Quebec to supply most of their hybrid and electric buses. For Nova Bus it is their largest order of the kind to date. It includes 497 hybrid buses and up to 1,028 vehicles on option that will go to the province’s 9 largest cities.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 05:28 pm

Belgium: Electric buses coming to Ghent and Leuven

VDL Bus & Coach has received an order from Flanders. Transport operator De Lijn wants to buy 146 buses in total, among them a large batch of hybrid models and some all-electric ones to arrive early next year. The buses will serve on routes in Ghent and Leuven.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 03:40 pm

Uber to share e-bikes in Europe, expanding UberGreen

Uber has not given up on Europe despite a ban of their ride hail service in many cities. Instead the firm tries to tie in with local authorities on a greener note. They want to launch electric bike sharing through their Jump subsidiary and also UberGreen, first in Berlin.

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Jun 5, 2018 - 04:58 pm

BVG orders 30 electric buses for Berlin

Following a lengthy tender process, Berlin transport provider BVG has made its decision. The board approved the acquisition of 30 electric buses that are to arrive next year. Details on the manufacturer have not been disclosed but Daimler is a good guess although Solaris may be an option too.

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May 30, 2018 - 07:10 pm

Baidu to start making autonomous electric buses

China’s equivalent to Google, Baidu, is about to begin serial production of electric shuttle buses that will self-drive in selected areas. And it is that autonomy behind that self-drive that may be Baidu’s concern rather than just making EVs themselves.

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May 24, 2018 - 04:57 pm

VDL Bus & Coach wins bid for 25 e-buses in Umeå

The Dutch bus manufacturer has won a bidding process for the deal to deliver 25 electric buses to Umeå in Sweden. VDL was selected as a system supplier, meaning they will not only deliver the 25 Citeas SLFA-180 buses as well as the charging stations, but will also cover implementation.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:15 pm

Korea to fully electrify buses and trucks by 2030

The government in Seoul wants all buses and trucks to run with zero emissions by 2030, according to local media reports. Moreover, they want to increase the number of fast-charging stations for electric cars to 10,000 by 2022 and also electrify mail delivery.

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May 16, 2018 - 05:56 pm

San Francisco aims for full electrification by 2035

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has announced their plan to transition their over 800 strong bus fleet to all-electric vehicles. The switch shall be complete by 2035 but measures are underway already and include trolley and hybrid buses.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/16/san-francisco-aims-for-full-electrification-by-2035/
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