Feb 19, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Madrid opens free fully electric bus lines

In the Spanish capital Madrid, the municipal public transport company EMT has inaugurated the first ‘Línea Cero’, which is operated exclusively by electric buses and can also be used free of charge. This first ‘zero line’ is operated with ten electric buses from the Spanish manufacturer Irizar.

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Feb 13, 2020 - 04:18 pm

DPD expands UK delivery fleet by 100 MAN eTGE

The parcel delivery company DPD has ordered 100 MAN eTGE electric transporters, thereby expanding its electric vehicle fleet in Great Britain to 600 vehicles. The contract was signed by MAN before the official UK launch of the right-hand-drive model at the end of April at the commercial vehicle fair in Birmingham.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 03:05 pm

Municipal EV fleets to be funded in Germany

The German Federal Ministry of Transport has presented 168 so-called ‘future cheques’ totalling 90 million euros as part of the Electromobility Directive. These cheques will help local authorities to purchase more than 3,800 electric vehicles and almost 2,000 charging options.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 05:03 pm

23 electric articulated-buses headed for Barcelona

Barcelona is expanding its electric bus fleet: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has ordered 23 articulated electric buses to replace diesel buses on the H16 line. The buses are 14 Solaris Urbino Electric and nine Irizar i2e, each 18 metres long and equipped with pantographs.

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Feb 10, 2020 - 05:30 pm

Schneider Electric joins EV100

Schneider Electric has joined the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative, committing to the electrification of its corporate fleet. By 2030, Schneider Electric plans to replace 14,000 vehicles in over 50 countries with electric cars.

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Feb 10, 2020 - 05:02 pm

France: Chronopost orders 420 Volkswagen e-Crafter

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) will deliver a total of 420 e-Crafter electric vans to the French logistics company Chronopost over the next two years. After extensive testing, the subsidiary of the French Post Group has decided in favour of the e-Crafter.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 02:30 pm

11 Alstom battery-electric trains for Germany

In Germany, on behalf of two transit agencies, Alstom will manufacture, supply and maintain eleven Coradia Continental battery-electric trains for regional transport on the Leipzig-Chemnitz line by 2032. The order volume is worth around 100 million euros.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 04:51 pm

GreenMobility to expand car-sharing to Vienna

The Danish electric car sharing provider GreenMobility plans to start operations in Vienna with 400 electric vehicles in the second half of 2020. Against this background, GreenMobility has signed a letter of intent with the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycle and Touring Club.

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Jan 31, 2020 - 01:28 pm

Malmö orders 60 electric bendy-buses from Volvo

Volvo Buses has received another major order for electric buses from the Swedish city of Malmö. The bus operator Nobina has ordered 60 articulated battery buses. Electric solo buses from Volvo are already on the road in the southern Swedish city.

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Jan 28, 2020 - 05:27 pm

Fuso eCanter trucks arrive in Copenhagen

The purely electric Fuso eCanter truck from Daimler has now arrived in Scandinavia. Two eCanter were handed over to Citylogistik and Aarstiderne in the Danish capital Copenhagen. The eCanter now travels through nine major European cities.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 02:38 pm

Daimler delivers 16 electric buses to Hamburg

Public transport operator Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) has now taken delivery of its 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses ordered in April 2019. Another four eCitaro solo buses and 17 eCitaro G articulated buses are to be delivered by the end of the year.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:16 pm

WeShare is expanding across Europe

WeShare, the car-sharing service from Volkswagen and Škoda, will expand to seven more cities in Germany and other European countries in 2020. Following Prague and Hamburg in the spring, WeShare will also be launched in Paris, Madrid, Budapest, Munich and Milan in the course of the year.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 04:22 pm

UK’s NHS kits out fleet with 700 Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar is providing a large fleet of its I-Pace electric model for the British National Health Service (NHS). An agreement between the manufacturer and the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides for a fleet of 700 Jaguar EVs.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/02/21/los-angeles-first-electric-buses-to-hit-the-road-in-march/
21.02.2020 16:04