Feb 9, 2021 - 05:14 pm

Solaris fuel cell buses en route to Austria

Austria’s Postbus Ag has ordered 40 hydrogen buses from Poland’s Solaris. The framework agreement specifies delivery between 2021 and 2023 and is part of a larger contract which also includes conventionally-powered buses.

Continue reading
Feb 8, 2021 - 02:44 pm

Karsan delivers electric minibuses to Romania

Turkish manufacturer Karsan has delivered a further ten electric minibuses to the Romanian city of Suceava, which now has 15 Jest Electric buses from Karsan in operation. Karsan had won a tender by the city for the new electric minibuses last year with an open option.

Continue reading
Feb 8, 2021 - 01:52 pm

UK: Allstar launch EV charging payment card for fleets

Allstar Business Solutions, a provider of fuel cards in the UK, has agreed on a new partnership with Gronn Kontakt, an EV charging company owned by Statkraft. The deal means that Allstar has added a further 110 charge points to the network and coincides with the launch of a new EV charge payment card.

Continue reading
Feb 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm

Amazon & Rivian making speedy progress (video)

After Amazon announced in September 2019 that it would order 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian, the e-commerce giant has now begun testing the new e-transporters on delivery routes in parts of Los Angeles. The trials are right on (record) time.

Continue reading
Feb 3, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Washington orders 20 more New Flyer buses

Washington’s King County Metro is acquiring 20 additional New Flyer electric buses. This follows the completion of an 18-moth test for two of the particular e-bus models launched in 2018. They also hold an option to purchase up to 63 additional zero-emission buses.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –



– ADVERTISEMENT –



Feb 1, 2021 - 05:57 pm

Lime adds shared electric mopeds to the fleet

Lime is adding electric mopeds to its micromobility platform and said it plans to launch as many as 600 LEVs on its platform in Washington D.C. this spring. The company is also working with authorities to pilot the mopeds in Paris.

Continue reading
Feb 1, 2021 - 05:19 pm

New Flyer reveals fully automated transit bus

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has exercised an option with New Flyer to purchase 45 additional hybrid buses. New Flyer and Robotic Research have recently developed the Xcelsior AV and claim this is North America’s first fully automated transit bus.

Continue reading
Jan 30, 2021 - 12:29 pm

BYD receives first order from Romania

BYD books its first electric bus order from Romania. The city of Buzău orders nine 12-metre electric buses, which will be operated by Transbus Buzău. The majority of the vehicles will be manufactured at BYD’s production facility in Komárom in neighbouring Hungary.

Continue reading

– ADVERTISEMENT –



Jan 27, 2021 - 08:38 pm

CA: TransLink orders 15 e-buses from Nova Bus

Volvo’s Canadian subsidiary Nova Bus has received an order from TransLink for 15 new electric buses. These will complement two e-buses from Nova Bus that have already been in service since 2019 for the transport company active in the Greater Vancouver area.

Continue reading
Jan 26, 2021 - 09:48 pm

HysetCo moves to run 600 hydrogen cabs in Paris

Paris will eventually see 600 fuel cell taxis. The long-running project HysetCo just acquired the cab operator Slota and plans to replace its 600-vehicle diesel fleet with the Toyota Mirai gradually. They also want to install two new hydrogen filling stations this year.

Continue reading
Jan 22, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Senmiao follows up order with 500 EVs from BYD

Senmiao is a provider of automobile transaction and related services targeting the online ride-hailing industry in China. The service has now begun operating its own online ride-hailing platform and announced that it has ordered another 500 electric vehicles manufactured by BYD of a total order for around 5000 electric vehicles.

Continue reading
Jan 20, 2021 - 08:00 pm

39 electric MAN buses for Nuremberg

Public transport operator VAG Nürnberg has ordered 39 e-buses from Germany’s MAN Truck & Bus, including 28 Lion’s City 18 E and eleven Lion’s City 12 E. For MAN, this is the largest electric bus order to date and the company’s first order ever to include articulated e-buses.

Continue reading
Jan 14, 2021 - 04:31 pm

Uber to expand Uber Green services

Ride-hailing company Uber is expanding its Uber Green service with electric and hybrid cars in North America. After launching in 15 cities last September, Uber has announced plans to make the service available in 1,400 more cities and towns.

Continue reading
Jan 13, 2021 - 02:39 pm

New Flyer wins two bus supply contracts in the USA

New Flyer has been tasked with delivering their electric Xcelsior Charge heavy duty buses to  the state of Connecticut as well as the city of Atlanta. A total of 12 fully-electric, 40-foot buses were ordered by Connecticut’s DoT, while six buses are headed to Atlanta.

Continue reading
Jan 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm

Free Now to offer only electric rides by 2030

BMW and Daimler’s Free Now mobility platform aims to achieve carbon neutrality in all key European markets by 2030 and is committing more than 100 million euros in resources over the next five years to the shift toward e-mobility.

Continue reading
Jan 11, 2021 - 05:25 pm

Huge order for Lion Electric trucks from Amazon

Amazon plans to procure up to 2,500 all-electric Lion 6 and Lion 8 trucks from Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric by 2025. The framework agreement already concluded with Amazon in July 2020 was revealed hidden in a long stock exchange notice.

Continue reading
Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/09/solaris-fuel-cell-buses-en-route-to-austria/
09.02.2021 17:46