Jun 6, 2018 - 05:28 pm

Belgium: Electric buses coming to Ghent and Leuven

VDL Bus & Coach has received an order from Flanders. Transport operator De Lijn wants to buy 146 buses in total, among them a large batch of hybrid models and some all-electric ones to arrive early next year. The buses will serve on routes in Ghent and Leuven.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 03:40 pm

Uber to share e-bikes in Europe, expanding UberGreen

Uber has not given up on Europe despite a ban of their ride hail service in many cities. Instead the firm tries to tie in with local authorities on a greener note. They want to launch electric bike sharing through their Jump subsidiary and also UberGreen, first in Berlin.

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Jun 5, 2018 - 04:58 pm

BVG orders 30 electric buses for Berlin

Following a lengthy tender process, Berlin transport provider BVG has made its decision. The board approved the acquisition of 30 electric buses that are to arrive next year. Details on the manufacturer have not been disclosed but Daimler is a good guess although Solaris may be an option too.

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May 30, 2018 - 07:10 pm

Baidu to start making autonomous electric buses

China’s equivalent to Google, Baidu, is about to begin serial production of electric shuttle buses that will self-drive in selected areas. And it is that autonomy behind that self-drive that may be Baidu’s concern rather than just making EVs themselves.

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May 24, 2018 - 04:57 pm

VDL Bus & Coach wins bid for 25 e-buses in Umeå

The Dutch bus manufacturer has won a bidding process for the deal to deliver 25 electric buses to Umeå in Sweden. VDL was selected as a system supplier, meaning they will not only deliver the 25 Citeas SLFA-180 buses as well as the charging stations, but will also cover implementation.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:15 pm

Korea to fully electrify buses and trucks by 2030

The government in Seoul wants all buses and trucks to run with zero emissions by 2030, according to local media reports. Moreover, they want to increase the number of fast-charging stations for electric cars to 10,000 by 2022 and also electrify mail delivery.

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May 16, 2018 - 05:56 pm

San Francisco aims for full electrification by 2035

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has announced their plan to transition their over 800 strong bus fleet to all-electric vehicles. The switch shall be complete by 2035 but measures are underway already and include trolley and hybrid buses.

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May 7, 2018 - 05:34 pm

Electric school bus roll-out in California

Québec-based Lion Electric and First Priority GreenFleet (FPGF) say they have completed the largest all-electric school bus deployment in North America made by a single OEM. They delivered 40 electric school buses to more than 12 districts in California.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/07/hamburgs-moia-to-put-500-shuttles-on-the-road-by-2020/
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