Apr 20, 2023 - 02:25 pm

Solaris secures record order from Germany

Solaris has announced a record order for hydrogen buses from the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: The transport company Rebus Regionalbus Rostock has ordered 52 fuel cell buses from the Polish manufacturer, including 47 vehicles with a length of twelve metres and five articulated buses.

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Apr 20, 2023 - 01:21 pm

14 DAF electric trucks collect waste in and around Eindhoven

The Dutch company Cure Waste Management is procuring 14 electric trucks from DAF Trucks to collect household waste in Eindhoven, Valkenswaard and Geldrop-Mierlo. Seven CF Electric trucks, equipped as refuse collection vehicles, have already been delivered. The others will follow shortly.

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Apr 19, 2023 - 01:13 pm

Einride launches with PepsiCo in the UK

Einride has launched in the UK and enters the market with a mighty partner. PepsiCo will use Einride electric trucks to carry Walkers’ wares between plants in Leicester and Coventry, but that is just phase one.

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Apr 17, 2023 - 02:22 pm

GSM kicks off Vietnam’s first electric taxi service

Since the end of last week, customers in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, can book the purely electric taxi service Green SM via a nationwide hotline or app. According to the operating company GSM, the service will expand to at least five provinces and cities this year.

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Apr 17, 2023 - 01:39 pm

Qbuzz and OV-bureau order 35 Mercedes eCitaro G

The Dutch public transport operators Qbuzz and OV-bureau Groningen Drenthe have placed an order with Daimler Buses for the construction of a total of 35 fully electric articulated Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G buses. According to the contract, deliveries are to be completed by 2026.

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Apr 14, 2023 - 01:53 pm

West Virginia orders 41 electric school buses from GreenPower

The state of West Virginia is acquiring 41 GreenPower custom-built, battery-electric school buses for $15 million. The models include Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST school buses. As part of the order, GreenPower received a $3 million deposit from the state to manufacture the buses in West Virginia.

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Apr 13, 2023 - 04:28 pm

France adds two Solaris buses to procurement shortlist

Solaris announces that the French Union of Public Purchasing Groups has added two Polish electric bus models to its procurement list. This makes Solaris a potential supplier of electric buses and trolleybuses for public transport projects in France.

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Apr 13, 2023 - 01:27 pm

PepsiCo puts 18 Tesla Semis into company livery

PepsiCo has unveiled its fleet of 18 Tesla Semis in Sacramento, USA. The all-electric Class 8 trucks will be used at the beverage company’s bottling plant in Sacramento, California. PepsiCo ordered the first 100 electric semi-trailer trucks from Tesla in 2017.

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Apr 12, 2023 - 02:00 pm

Stagecoach orders 170 electric buses for Stockport

UK public transport operator Stagecoach has announced the company’s largest electric bus order to date. Stagecoach plans to invest up to £37.2 million (€42.3 million) to procure a new fleet of 170 electric buses for use in Stockport, Manchester.

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Apr 5, 2023 - 11:51 am

Kuehne+Nagel starts decarbonisation with Renault e-trucks

The French arm of logistics company Kuehne+Nagel has received 23 electric trucks from Renault. Kuehne+Nagel will use the 16-tonne trucks at eight locations in France and says the delivery was just the “first wave” in a bigger electrification effort.

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Apr 4, 2023 - 01:12 pm

Equipmake will electrify Westway Coaches

Westway Coaches is looking to speed up the electrification process of its fleet. To that end, it is working with the British electric drive specialist Equipmake to retrofit its coaches with electric drives.

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Apr 4, 2023 - 11:49 am

USA: Ryder orders 4,000 BrightDrop EVs

The General Motors brand BrightDrop has secured another major order for its electric transporters. Ryder, a US commercial vehicle fleet management company, plans to introduce 4,000 BrightDrop Zevo 600s and Zevo 400s to its fleet by 2025.

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Apr 4, 2023 - 11:30 am

Strasbourg orders 60 hydrogen buses from CaetanoBus

Strasbourg public transport operator CTS (Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois) has signed a framework contract with Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus for the delivery of up to 60 hydrogen buses over the next five years.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 12:07 pm

Arriva to put 50 battery buses on London roads this year

Bus operator Arriva will integrate 50 battery-electric double-deckers into its fleet in London this year. The StreetDeck Electroliner BEV buses from the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus are to be put into service between May and September 2023.

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Mar 31, 2023 - 12:12 pm

US government presents comprehensive e-mobility update

The US government has provided a comprehensive update on electric fleet and charging infrastructure projects in the US. In addition to the activities of federal agencies, the announcement also includes a number of self-commitment statements by large companies.

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Mar 30, 2023 - 01:57 pm

Washington DC starts 1st phase of e-bus orders

In the USA, Washington DC’s Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has just ordered five 40-foot electric buses from Nova Bus and five from New Flyer. The purchase is part of the WMATA plan to fully decarbonise its bus fleets by 2042.

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Mar 30, 2023 - 01:28 pm

TBB electric buses bound for S. Carolina schools

In the USA, the South Carolina Department of Education has ordered 160 all-electric school buses from North American Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses (TBB). The order is for the 160 Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley model with drive technology from Proterra.

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Mar 29, 2023 - 01:44 pm

Cabify scores funding deal to expand mobility business

Cabify has raised funding of $110 million and says this will help the mobility company increase its market share in its operating countries. Cabify also aims to expand to more than 25 cities in Latin America and Spain and to enter the logistics market.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 11:54 am

Freightliner scores order for over 200 ZEV trucks

Daimler Truck North America has won a deal to deliver 200 zero-emission trucks to Velocity Truck Rental & Leasing. The first five trucks by its US brand Freightliner are already working at EV-heavy ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 10:42 am

UK startup Helixx to offer EVs via franchise

British startup Helixx has unveiled a new concept allowing companies to deploy light electric vehicles in metropolitan areas at low cost. At the core of the approach are franchise agreements tied in with technology licenses.

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Mar 24, 2023 - 01:59 pm

Hamburger Hochbahn orders five H2 buses from Solaris

Public transport provider Hamburger Hochbahn continues electrifying its fleet using fuel cell buses. The transport operator has ordered five units from the Polish manufacturer Solaris. The Solaris Urbino 12 Hydrogen are scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2024 and will be used in regular passenger service in Hamburg.

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Mar 24, 2023 - 01:57 pm

Tata Motors secures another major Xpres order

The Indian manufacturer Tata Motors has announced another major fleet order for its electric cars. The taxi company OHM E Logistics in Hyderabad has ordered 1,000 units of the compact electric car XPRES T EV, which will be delivered in stages.

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