Jul 4, 2018 - 07:10 pm

BYD receives large orders from America

BYD of China have never received a larger electric bus order from the Americas. Santiago de Chile expects the delivery of 100 all-electric buses in November. The order is in cooperation with energy firm Enel and builds on a successful trial.

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Jun 28, 2018 - 02:49 pm

USA: Daimler Trucks preparing real-life trials in fleets

The two all-electric trucks Daimler dedicated to the U.S. market are about to take up real-life testing at selected clients based in California and the Pacific North West. In preparation of production in 2021, Daimler also installed the Electric Vehicle Council to share their insights from the trials.

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Jun 26, 2018 - 06:52 pm

Lime pitching to rent out small electric cars

The bike sharing business Lime wants to expands their electric fleets to four wheels. A confidential deck for investors obtained by Axiom outlines a fleet of small rental EVs and other services to be added this year. Plus, their e-scooter sharing appears profitable.

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Jun 26, 2018 - 06:06 pm

Oslo: Norgesbuss orders 17 Volvo electric buses

Norway’s capital has taken the next step in its push for a zero emission transit system. Volvo received an order for 17 electric buses due to arrive in Oslo in summer 2019. They are part of a total of 70 all-electric buses various manufacturers share.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 05:22 pm

UPS launches custom-made cargo e-bikes

34 new cargo pedelecs have joined the European fleet of logistics giant UPS. The bikes were specifically developed for the carrier together with Rytle. After initial testing in Germany, the cargo e-bikes are now coming to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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Jun 20, 2018 - 02:51 pm

Electric double-decker buses coming to London

A whole pack of all-electric double-decker buses is coming to London. 68 of them are to arrive in summer 2019 and will electrify entire routes. They are being made by ADL, BYD and Optare and TfL says this will grow the fleet to 240 all-electric buses.

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Jun 16, 2018 - 04:13 pm

Guangdong to electrify bus fleet

The southern Chinese province of Guangdong has decided to entirely bank on electric buses: A new legal guideline by the regional government stipulates that all buses in the cities Guangzhou and Zhuhai will have to be replaced by electric buses by the end of this year.

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Jun 16, 2018 - 03:09 pm

Ikea to deliver emissions-free as of 2025

The Swedish furniture manufacturer has announced ambitious goals for their sustainability strategy for 2030. The goal is to electrify 25% of deliveries by 2020, and to completely electrify the delivery fleet by 2025.

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Jun 12, 2018 - 01:18 pm

DPD delivers packages with 8 TRIPL scooters

Following Hermes and GLS, the package delivery service DPD is now also using the electric trikes from Danish manufacturer EWII to deliver. In the first step, packages in Hamburg, Berlin and Cologne will be delivered with the electric trikes.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 10:20 pm

Nova Bus receives largest hybrid bus order to date

Nova Bus has been selected by Quebec to supply most of their hybrid and electric buses. For Nova Bus it is their largest order of the kind to date. It includes 497 hybrid buses and up to 1,028 vehicles on option that will go to the province’s 9 largest cities.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/07/04/byd-receives-large-orders-from-america/
04.07.2018 19:29