Jun 27, 2020 - 09:04 pm

Wellington New Zealand to up electric bus numbers

The city of Wellington is to increase the number of electric trolley buses from only two per cent up to 22 per cent. Through service provider Metlink, 98 new e-buses have now been ordered, which are to arrive in New Zealand between mid-2021 and early 2023.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 04:22 pm

Katowice orders five Solaris electric buses

Solaris has received another electric bus order from Poland. Katowice’s public transport operator PKM needs five Solaris Urbino 12 electric to complement the ten e-buses already ordered by the capital of Silesia. They are set for delivery in Q2/2021.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 04:03 pm

UFODrive offers EV fleet management software

The electric car rental company UFODrive has launched a fleet management software for electric cars. The Luxembourg-based company already rents electric vehicles in various European cities and now also offers the new software ‘eMobility Fleet Manager’.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 03:43 pm

Lyft to go completely electric in 2030

The US-American transport service provider Lyft has announced that from the year 2030 it intends to use only purely electric vehicles. This will affect not only the driving service but also the car rental platform and the project for autonomous driving.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 05:46 pm

Barcelona releases tender for 8 hydrogen buses

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is also relying on hydrogen as part of the conversion of its bus fleet. After TMB had ordered a total of 23 articulated battery-electric buses from Solaris and Irizar in February, a tender for the purchase of the first fuel cell buses has now been launched.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 05:14 pm

Transdev Canada invests in electric school buses

Transdev Canada announced the investment of close to CAD$4.5 million in a new fleet of electric school buses with the Quebec company Lion. With a total of 31 vehicles, this move will make them the largest private operator of electric school buses in North America to date.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 04:31 pm

Cork adds 76 new electric vehicles to fleet

The Irish city of Cork has put 76 electric vehicles into operation to replace internal combustion engines. Renault Kangoo Z.E., Nissan Leaf and Hyundai Kona are used by the city’s road and housing maintenance, park management and waste disposal staff.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 04:15 pm

Groningen to electrify city fleet

The Dutch municipality of Groningen plans to replace its 128 service vehicles with electric vehicles by 2025. The city will also install 74 smart-charging stations municipal buildings and is planning to build 350 more public charging stations in Groningen in the coming years.

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Jun 7, 2020 - 02:50 pm

New members for the EV100 initiative

Another five major British companies joined The Climate Group’s global electric vehicles initiative EV100. The new members include OVO, Rentokil Initial, Tusker, Tarmac and Drover, who have committed to electrifying their fleets by 2030.

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Jun 5, 2020 - 03:12 pm

London & Regensburg home to new electric trucks

Electric trucks are becoming a reality as two real-life trials progress in the UK and Germany. At Infineon’s Regensburg site, a purely electric truck now made it into regular operation after two weeks of successful testing. Daimler has also delivered another Fuso eCanter in London – for a special purpose.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 06:14 pm

Manchester orders electric refuse trucks

The English city of Manchester will replace almost half of its refuse collection vehicles with electric alternatives. Following an agreement on the financing, the company responsible has ordered 27 electric refuse collection vehicles.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 07:51 pm

USA: FTA announces $130 million in grant selections

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced approximately $130 million in grant selections to 41 projects. The Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program funds the deployment buses and corresponding facilities.

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May 31, 2020 - 02:22 pm

Solaris reports 37 electric bus order from Poland

Solaris announced an electric bus order from Poznań, Poland: MPK Poznań has ordered 37 electric buses, which are to be delivered in the second half of 2021. The first 31 of them are 12-metre solo buses, the remaining six comes as articulated 18-metre buses.

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May 27, 2020 - 06:17 pm

Vestas to electrify company vehicles around the globe

Danish wind turbine builder Vestas has announced it will be replacing all new service vehicles with EVs by 2025. Pilots will be introduced in several markets throughout 2020. This policy has already launched in China, where the first EV has now been in operation in the Fuijan Province since January.

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May 20, 2020 - 03:38 pm

Aiways to send several hundred U5 to Corsica

Aiways is now supplying the car rental company Filippi Auto in Corsica with several hundred units of its battery-electric SUV U5 as part of the Electrify Corsica project. Filippi Auto is Aiways’ first major customer in Europe.

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May 18, 2020 - 04:34 pm

ASKO orders up to 75 electric trucks from Scania

Norway’s largest food wholesaler ASKO has committed to order up to 75 battery-electric trucks from Scania over the next three years. For its part, the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer intends further to detail the plans for its battery-powered trucks this year.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/28/volvo-cars-waymo-to-develop-self-driving-electric-cabs/
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