Nov 10, 2021 - 04:21 pm

EV100 initiative gains seven new members

The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative has gained seven new members. As usual with the initiative, the members commit to completely electrifying their company fleets by 2030. The corresponding seven fleets represent over 250,000 vehicles.

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Nov 9, 2021 - 04:04 pm

Solaris finds first order for the Trollino 24

Solaris has bagged the first order for the Trollino 24. The 24-metre version of the Solaris trolleybus will debut on the streets of the Slovakian capital Bratislava in mid-2023. The order comprises 16 units of the double-articulated trolleybus.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 02:49 pm

Auckland to purchase 152 electric buses

In New Zealand, Auckland Transport and bus operator NZ Bus have reached an agreement to put 152 more battery-electric buses on Auckland’s roads over the next four years. The first of the new electric buses are scheduled to enter service in October 2022.

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Nov 6, 2021 - 07:34 pm

New Flyer scores e-bus deal that could prove largest in the US

New Flyer continues its winning streak in the US as the NFI subsidiary receives an order over 30 electric buses from Capital Metro Transportation Authority (CapMetro) in Austin, Texas. New Flyer says this was the largest ever electric bus procurement in the US, considering CapMetro’s option over 141 e-buses.

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Nov 5, 2021 - 04:34 pm

Go-Ahead orders 20 FC buses from Wrightbus

The transport company Go-Ahead has ordered its first fuel cell buses. The order from the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus comprises 20 H2 buses of the type GB Kite Hydroliner in the greater London Gatwick Airport area from June 2022.

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Nov 3, 2021 - 02:34 pm

GlasGo Cabs orders 360 Nissan Leaf in Scotland

Glasgow-based taxi and hire car company GlasGo Cabs has ordered 360 Nissan Leafs to replace existing internal combustion models with its fully electric vehicles. The 360 electric cars are to be delivered over a period of three years, the first eleven of which will arrive this year.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 04:15 pm

World leaders get the e-bus at COP26 in Glasgow

While the world looks to COP26 in Glasgow to turn the tides on catastrophic climate change, we look at change happening on the ground – the decarbonisation of public transport, a field where host nation UK and specifically Scotland may actually shine. Local manufacturers are building unique electric vehicles and are increasingly banking on both […]

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Nov 1, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Basel orders 4 electric fire trucks from Rosenbauer

The fire brigade of the canton of Basel-city has ordered four all-electric fire fighting vehicles of the RT model series from Rosenbauer. This is the first fleet order for the electric vehicle. Independently of this, Rosenbauer announces that it will now also present the first aerial ladder with an electric drive system.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 03:58 pm

£32Mn in funding for e-buses headed to Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes will see the arrival of 60 new electric buses in 2022 after a £16Mn bid by the MK Council in partnership with Arriva has been successful. Another £16Mn will be available through a special finance arrangement that will be offered to MK, bringing funding to £32Mn, nearly €38Mn.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 03:35 pm

DHL Parcel UK buys 50 Mercedes eSprinter vans

DHL Parcel UK will add 50 new electric vans to their fleet before the year’s end. The logistics company will deploy the 50 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter L2s in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Leicester, Bristol and Southampton and complement the fleet in London.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 03:04 pm

1000 Lion Electric school buses look likely for Canada

Lion Electric has received a conditional purchase order for 1,000 all-electric LionC school buses from Student Transportation of Canada (STC). If grant conditions are fulfilled, this purchase order would allow STC to become the largest operator of zero-emission school buses in North America.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 05:45 pm

Herz stocks up with 100,000 Teslas

The car rental company Hertz has ordered 100,000 electric cars from Tesla. These are to be delivered by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent the Tesla Model 3 at selected Hertz locations in the USA and Europe from the beginning of November this year.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Virginia relaunches Clean School Bus funding scheme

The state of Virginia announced more than $10 million in funding through the Clean School Bus Program run by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The funding is available to public school districts to replace diesel vehicles with cleaner alternatives.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:32 pm

Leasys to electrify short-term rentals by 2028

In Europe, the Stellantis subsidiary Leasys has presented its electric mobility strategy. Here, the company says the vehicle fleet for short-term rentals is to be completely converted to electric vehicles by the end of 2027 but has not said how large the share of electric vehicles in the total fleet will be.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 04:11 pm

Île-de-France Mobilités: bendy e-buses for Paris

Île-de-France Mobilités, the entity responsible for organising public transport in the Paris metropolitan area, is awarding a contract to a consortium of Van Hool, Kiepe Electric and Alstom to build a fleet of 24-metre-long, all-electric, double-articulated buses.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/11/10/ev100-initiative-gains-seven-new-members/
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