Oct 8, 2018 - 08:26 pm

40 electric buses headed for Munich

Munich’s utility Stadtwerke München (SWM) announced to procure 40 electric buses for the city’s transit operator MVG. An order has been placed with Ebusco, a Dutch company specialising in electric buses and the first six are to arrive next year.

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Sep 28, 2018 - 07:26 pm

Ford & Zotye sign ride-hailing JV deal

Ford and their Chinese partner Zotye have officially signed the contract for their planned joint venture which will provide electrified solutions for fleet operators and drivers in China to help address the fast-growing ride-hailing market.

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Sep 26, 2018 - 05:33 pm

Skoda working on mobility concepts with Prague

Škoda, the city of Prague and the Czech Technical University have agreed to implement concepts for sustainable urban mobility together in the Czech capital. Initiatives will include electric mobility and sharing offers using future Skoda EVs including scooters.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 02:53 pm

Electric bendy-buses coming to Copenhagen

Arriva Danmark has turned to VDL to order 21 electric buses. Model Citea SLFA-180 Electric is the first articulated e-bus ever to arrive in Denmark and will serve in Copenhagen starting in December 2019. Moreover, the order presents a milestone for VDL.

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Sep 20, 2018 - 06:35 pm

Hyundai presents fuel cell truck with H2E marketing deal

Hyundai has presented a new fuel cell truck named the Fuel Cell Electric Truck in Hannover, and has announced a cooperation with the Swiss hydrogen provider H2 Energy to begin next year. Over the next five years, the two will create a fleet of 1,000 vehicles, as well as bring them to market.

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Sep 16, 2018 - 05:13 pm

Project Esprit bets on compact mini EV

As part of the EU funded project Esprit in Scotland (Easily Distributed Personal Rapid Transit) a compact, space-saving sharing system was developed with small EVs designed for short rides in heavily frequented areas.

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Sep 14, 2018 - 04:55 pm

Ikea to accelerate electrification in five cities

Ikea has announced an accelerated time plan for their planned switch to electrified vehicles. As things stood, in 2020 deliveries in the inner city areas of Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai will be conducted in a fully electric manner.

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Sep 13, 2018 - 07:05 pm

Hertz offers 45 EVs on Mallorca

The Hertz car rental agency has added to their “Green Collection” on Mallorca, expanding their EV fleet based at the airport to a total of 45 EVs. Another expansion is set to follow in the coming months.

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Sep 9, 2018 - 08:14 pm

Berlin’s new ride-share to run 80% electric

The Berlin public transport operator BVG and Daimler subsidiary ViaVan have officially launched their ride-share program BerlKönig in Berlin. To start, up to 50 vehicles will operate from 5 pm until 5 am on Fridays and Saturdays. The majority of the fleet runs electric.

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Sep 4, 2018 - 05:57 pm

Egged orders seven BYD buses for Jerusalem

The largest bus company in Israel has ordered seven fully electric buses from BYD to serve in Jerusalem. 17 electric buses by the Chinese manufacturer have been on the road in Haifa since 2017, for which the new order is a follow-up.

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Aug 30, 2018 - 03:09 pm

Edmonton transit orders 25 Proterra buses

The Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) has ordered 25 new 40 ft Proterra Catalyst E2 max electric buses from the US American manufacturer. The new buses will replace 25 vehicles from the agencies current diesel bus fleet.

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Aug 29, 2018 - 06:56 pm

Stagecoach to purchase e-buses for Manchester

The passenger transport operator Stagecoach has announced plans to acquire more than 100 electric double-deckers buses for the greater Manchester area. The first of the 105 new Enviro400 EV City buses will likely hit the roads in summer 2019.

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Aug 23, 2018 - 04:45 pm

VW to launch EV sharing service in Berlin

Volkswagen has revealed some of the details for their planned car-sharing service focusing on electrified vehicles in Berlin, which they plan to launch in 2019. The service, which will be named We Share, is set to launch in Q2 of 2019 in the German capital with 1,500 e-Golf, before adding another 500 e-up! at a […]

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Aug 23, 2018 - 01:37 pm

Intax offers taxi packet for Model X

The vehicle refitter Intax is now offering a conversion kit to refit a Tesla Model X into a taxi or rental car. Previously the company had developed a similar packet for the Model S. Furthermore, the company is offering advisory services regarding the Model X for any customers, acting as a stand-in for Tesla.

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