Daimler Truck calls to accelerate ZEV transition
Daimler Buses rejects Euro-7 for city buses and will invest straight into zero-emission technology, according to CEO Till Oberwörder. We report from the Daimler Truck’s panel in Brussels that perfectly reflected the push and pull between the industry, clients, and the EU.
Analysis: Electric trucks dominate market by 2035
A new report by Price Waterhouse Coopers Strategy (PwC) attests to a bright future for zero-emission trucks. BEVs are forecasted to outperform internal combustion engine technology within the decade. Worldwide, PwC analysts expect zero-emission models to essentially replace conventional trucks within the next 15 years – given that infrastructure is catching up.
Urbino 18 Hydrogen: Solaris expands on H2 buses
Hamburg first trialled zero-emission Solaris buses eight years ago with the Urbino Electric and Urbino Hydrogen models. Solaris, a Polish company that is part of the Spanish CAF Group, has also been offering solo fuel cell buses since 2019 and sold around 100 buses so far. Now Solaris expands on the theme with an articulated […]
Van Hool reveals double decker travel coach
Long-distance buses with battery-electric drives are still a rare species but the Belgian commercial vehicle manufacturer Van Hool pushed zero-emission evolution forward with a double-decker coach with purely electric drive. The TDX25E is supposed to have a range of up to 500 kilometres and has been created for the North American market.
What’s driving the electric bus boom in Poland?
More than every third electric bus in the EU was built in Poland. The strength of the industry is based not only on the domestic manufacturer Solaris – but also on the constantly high demand domestically, as Aleksandra Fedorska reports in her analysis.
Mercedes eSprinter: cruising the arctic circle
This March, we accompanied Mercedes-Benz Vans live for their winter testing of the upcoming electric transporter in northern Sweden. The eSprinter took off from the Arctic Circle and scored well with its sophisticated thermal management system and generously packed battery.