Jun 12, 2019 - 11:35 pm

Bogotá: Bring your bus bids on

Colombia’s capital, Bogotá, is launching a tender procedure for the purchase of no fewer than 594 electric buses to be integrated into the TransMilenio metro bus system as early as next year.

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Jun 12, 2019 - 11:48 am

VDL adds 14.5 m electric bus to lineup

VDL Bus & Coach expands the product range of its “Citea Electric” family. The Citea XLE-145 Electric uses the modular VDL concept and is intended to offer customers a higher passenger capacity than the other low-entry models.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Messina receives delivery of 16 BYD buses

BYD has delivered a fleet of 16 fully-electric 8.7-metre buses to public transport operator Azienda Trasporti Di Messina (ATM) in the southern Italian city of Messina, Sicily. The Chinese group has also secured orders in several other European countries.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Italy: Bolzano orders 12 Solaris FC buses

The Italian city of Bolzano was the first to purchase the Urbino 12 hydrogen H2 bus from Solaris. The fuel cell buses follow the battery-electric buses delivered last year. Solaris has also sold further battery-powered buses in Norway.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 01:55 pm

USA: Revel completes scooter sharing tests in NY

The New York City-based startup Revel Transit has completed a nine-month pilot project on electric scooter sharing, in which 68 mopeds were used. Now 1,000 of their shared electric scooters were released onto the streets of Brooklyn and Queens.

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May 31, 2019 - 05:28 pm

Bristol launches BEV rental fleet

A fleet of 10 new electric vehicles are now available for short term rental in Bristol. Using funding from the EU project REPLICATE, ten Renault Zoe were brought to the city, available from nine locations across the city.

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May 31, 2019 - 04:52 pm

Barcelona is acquiring new electric and hybrid buses

The Catalan metropolis wants to reduce the emissions of its public transport system. To this end, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona aims to purchase 254 environmentally friendly buses. The project is financed with a loan from the European Investment Bank.

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May 27, 2019 - 08:06 pm

Canada: Gillig presents first electric bus

Gillig, the second largest bus manufacturer in North America after New Flyer, has introduced a fully electric bus. The 12-meter vehicle is equipped with an electric drive from Cummins and offers a battery capacity of 444 kWh.

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May 27, 2019 - 05:44 pm

BYD delivers to North and South America

Argentina’s first fleet of electric buses will pick up operations in in Mendoza, with 12 electric buses supplied by BYD recently having arrived. At the same time, Seattle has received their first electric garbage truck, also provided by the Chinese EV manufacturer.

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May 26, 2019 - 01:10 pm

Paris: RATP testing Solaris electric bus

The Paris public transport operator RATP has ordered a fully electric Urbino 8.9 LE electric from Solaris for testing. The contract includes the option to increase the order up to 10 million Euros for further Solaris electric buses.

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May 20, 2019 - 05:09 pm

RATP orders 50 Aptis buses for Paris

Alstom announced another order for its fully electric Aptis bus with a tram design. After the Strasbourg transport company CTS had ordered twelve units in March, the Paris public transport operator RATP is now ordering 50 units of the electric bus.

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May 19, 2019 - 01:02 pm

EMT Madrid orders 15 BYD electric buses

EMT Madrid, one of the biggest public transport operators in the Spanish capital, has placed an order with BYD for the delivery of 15 electric buses. These are 12-metre-long buses that are due to arrive in Madrid at the beginning of next year.

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May 18, 2019 - 04:37 pm

43 electric buses running in French Amien

A fleet of 43 new fully electric buses from Irizar have hit the roads in Amiens, northern France. Keolis is now operating the vehicles as part of the four new bus rapid transit (BRT) routes and charges both occasionally and at the depot.

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May 17, 2019 - 01:08 pm

Proterra launches energy ecosystem

US heavy-duty vehicle manufacturer Proterra has just launched Proterra Energy fleet solutions, a suite of turnkey options for electric fleets. The ecosystem includes design, build, financing, operations, maintenance and energy optimization for charging infrastructure.

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May 13, 2019 - 04:49 pm

Spain: Badajoz deploys 15 BYD electric buses

BYD has delivered the 15 electric buses ordered last year for the Spanish city of Badajoz. The public transport operator Tubasa has further already put them into operation. In the near future, BYD will also deliver eight electric buses ordered by Tusgsal for use in the city of Badalona near Barcelona.

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May 10, 2019 - 12:18 am

DPD UK takes charge of ten eVito electric vans

Mercedes-Benz has registered further interest in its electric vehicles at home and abroad: DPD will add ten eVito to its British fleet, a first in the UK. Moreover, clients in Germany have procured hybrid transporters and also join the growing circle of eActros truck testing companies.

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May 6, 2019 - 05:04 pm

Switzerland orders 15 Irizar electric buses & chargers

The Spanish electric bus manufacturer Irizar has provided details regarding an existing order from Schaffhausen, Switzerland. According to the manufacturer, the Spanish company has been awarded the contract to supply 15 Irizar ie tram electric buses and the associated charging infrastructure.

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May 6, 2019 - 12:38 pm

Volkswagen considers electric scooter sharing

It looks like Volkswagen is preparing to enter the rental business with electric kick scooters. The automotive group has entrusted a service provider with the task of affixing the logo of its ‘We Share’ platform to electric scooters for a test run.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/13/183-all-electric-byd-buses-expand-chiles-fleet/
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