Apr 6, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Swisscom working towards full fleet electrification

Telecommunications group Swisscom maintains one of the largest company fleets in Switzerland, comprising of around 24,000 vehicles. The Group now decided to progress electrification and to include all-electric cars for the first time. Swisscom opted for the new Škoda Enyaq e-SUV by the Volkswagen Group.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 12:45 pm

First Bus order 125 electric buses from BYD-ADL

UK electric bus partners BYD and ADL have received another major order from Scotland. The operator First Bus has ordered 126 electric buses for use in Glasgow. These are 91 double-decker and 35 single-deck buses, which are to operate in Glasgow from March 2023.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 03:54 pm

Electric buses coming to Aberdeen, Perth and Kilmarnock

Following the launch of Scotland’s e-bus funding SUBLEBS, Stagecoach has released further information in its current order. They ordered 46 electric buses from BYD ADL for use in three Scottish cities. The 24 electric single-deck and 22 double-deck buses will be deployed in Aberdeen, Perth and Kilmarnock.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 08:08 pm

10 Tesla Semi and 2 Megachargers ordered by MHX

MHX a leasing and logistics firm in California has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) to purchase 10 Tesla Semis and two Megachargers. MHX has also been awarded a separate $560,000 grant from MSRC to deploy two overhead electric cranes for electric forklifts.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 05:09 pm

Uber Green launches in London

The ride-hailing service Uber has launched its ‘Uber Green’ service in London. Uber users in central London can now request zero-emission vehicle instead of wholly or partly fossil-fuelled cars.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:46 pm

Saint-Gobain electrifies fleet in the UK & Ireland

The British subsidiary of the French industrial group Saint-Gobain wants to convert its 3,000-plus company cars completely to electric and hybrid vehicles by the end of 2023. Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has already included the first 100 VW ID.3 into the fleet.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:31 pm

Opole oders 5 Solaris e-buses & charging equipment

The Polish city of Opole has ordered five electric buses including charging infrastructure from Solaris. The five Urbino 12 electric buses are to be delivered to the city’s transport operator Miejski Zakład Komunikacyjny (MZK) in Opole in the first half of 2022.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 08:43 pm

DHL Express to deploy 98 e-vans from Lightning eMotors

DHL Express will deploy 98 electric delivery vans from Lightning eMotors in the United States. After a successful pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans late last year, the company plans to deploy 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 04:03 pm

Ostrava orders 24 e-buses from Solaris

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has received its first electric bus order from the Czech Republic. The transport operator Dopravní Podnik in Ostrava (DPO) has ordered 24 Urbino 12 electric buses from the Polish manufacturer, including the charging infrastructure.

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Mar 18, 2021 - 04:18 pm

Métropole Rouen Normandie orders 10 eCitaro

The public transport provider in the metropolitan region of north-western France,  Métropole Rouen Normandie, has ordered ten electric buses from Daimler. The ten eCitaro are to be delivered this summer and the public transport provider will be utilising different battery technologies for the vehicles.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Chariot Motors to supply e-buses with ultra-caps

The Bulgarian electric bus manufacturer Chariot Motors has received an order from Belgrade. The public transport company GSP from the Serbian capital wants ten electric buses of a special kind – Chariot will use ultracapacitors which won them the tender.

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Mar 12, 2021 - 01:53 pm

Onto expands UK fleet by 300 Audi e-tron

The British electric car subscription service Onto has expanded its fleet again, this time with 300 Audi e-tron. Onto already has a four-digit number of electric cars from various manufacturers, but these are the first from the VW Group.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 03:28 pm

Tier Mobility e-scooters can be booked via FreeNow

The Berlin-based micromobility provider Tier Mobility has entered into a cooperation with the Free Now mobility platform from BMW and Daimler. As part of the cooperation, Tier’s electric scooters (kick-scoters and mopeds) will be gradually integrated into the Free Now app.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Solaris wins major multi-city tender in Romania

Solaris expands its position in the Romanian public transport market. In a tender issued by the Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration, Solaris has won a major order for 123 electric buses out of 131 put out to tender.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 12:58 pm

Electric refuse trucks arrive in Manchester

The English city of Manchester now operates the UK’s largest fleet of all-electric refuse trucks. It took garbage collectors Biffa only a few months to replace the fleet, although the council funding certainly helped.

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