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Mar 28, 2018 - 07:09 pm

UK: Ultra Low Emission bus scheme worth £48m

The British government has setup a pot worth 48 million pounds to help England and Wales buy greener buses. Local authorities and operators will be ask to bid for their share of the fund to buy low-emission buses and charging infrastructure.

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Mar 27, 2018 - 06:52 pm

FedEx orders 20 Tesla Semi

The US logistics giant is the newest on the list of Teslas prominent customers for its electric semi-truck. FedEx announced their pre-order of 20 Tesla Semis. They are designated for use in the freight division of the company.

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Mar 26, 2018 - 04:56 pm

BYD lands first electric bus deal in Portugal

China’s BYD has got a deal in Portugal, where operator SMTUC ordered 8 electric buses. The contract follows successful trials in the town of Coimbra. While it is a first for BYD to deliver to Portugal, the firm says orders in Europe amount to 400 to date.

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Mar 22, 2018 - 08:13 pm

Emmy e-scooter fleet to grow in Munich

The emmy e-scooter sharing is growing in Munich, where the Berlin-based startup has announced plans to expand their fleet by another 400 units. In the Bavarian capital, emmy is working with the local firm Green City Energy.

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Mar 20, 2018 - 05:46 pm

Spanish mail service testing electric cargo trikes

The Spanish mail service Correos is currently testing three-wheeled cargo bikes from Bikelecing (BKL), which are equipped with 48 V systems by Continental. The cargo bikes will be used for an initial three month period in Madrid, Sevilla, Málaga, Cordoba and Granada.

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Mar 20, 2018 - 05:17 pm

Daimler delivers first Fuso eCanter to UK customers

Daimler Trucks has now delivered the first fully-electric Fuso eCanter to customers in the United Kingdom. The courier service DPD, the logistics company Wincanton and the bakery supplier Hovis were the first to receive some of the total of 9 trucks for their fleets.

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Mar 18, 2018 - 04:20 pm

San Mateo County buses to go all-electric

The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) has ordered 10 electric buses from Proterra, which will replace 10 diesel buses. It’s the agency’s first such order of many more to come, as SamTrans wants to electrify its entire bus fleet by 2033.

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Mar 15, 2018 - 06:47 pm

Munich buys 40 new electric buses

The Bavarian capital has announced plans that the city is purchasing 40 electric buses for the Munich transport authority (MVG) to use in public transport. The first step will see 8 buses to create the first all-electric public transport line in the city.

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Mar 14, 2018 - 07:16 pm

Brussels orders 90 hybrid buses from Volvo

Volvo has received an order from the Belgian capital to deliver 90 hybrid buses, with most due to arrive this year. Brussels has recently raised the fine dust alarm and is increasingly cleaning its act through actions such as this.

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Mar 13, 2018 - 07:02 pm

German Flixbus to use Yutong E-buses

The long distance bus operator Flixbus is planning to introduce its first electric bus line in France. On the road between Paris and Amiens the company wants to use two electric buses as of April, which will be made by Chinese Yutong.

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Mar 11, 2018 - 07:12 pm

Daimler launches shuttle service ViaVan in Amsterdam

ViaVan, a joint venture by Mercedes-Benz Vans and the U.S. startup Via has started its on-demand shuttle service in the Dutch capital. They will use the Vito and V Class as well as the electric B Class until the arrival of the eVito. More cities are on the list.

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Mar 11, 2018 - 06:21 pm

Linde to close FCEV sharing BeeZero in Munich

Linde’s plan to promote fuel cell cars through a car sharing offer has failed. The company has announced that the BeeZero service in Munich will close on July, 1 this year. Users may rent the 50 Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell until June, 30.

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Mar 7, 2018 - 06:59 pm

Inowroclaw orders 16 Volvo electric buses

The Polish city has ordered a fleet of eight fully electric and eight hybrid buses from Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo. Inowroclaw is the first Polish city to decide to go fully electrified with their public transport network.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/05/deutsche-post-moving-into-e-mobility/
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