Aug 9, 2019 - 01:19 pm

Alexander Dennis presents hybrid double-decker bus

The Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, which was recently taken over by North America’s largest bus manufacturer NFI Group, is expanding its range to include a double-decker with hybrid drive. The basis is the Enviro400EV, which is also on the road in London as a fully electric bus.

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Aug 7, 2019 - 01:55 pm

Iridium presents electric RV with increased range

Eight months after its world premiere at the Stuttgart travel trade fair CMT, the Iridium brand will present the second generation of its motorhomes with all-electric drives at the Caravan Salon Düsseldorf (CSD), Germany from 31 August to 8 September.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 04:37 pm

Volvo & Samsung to develop e-truck batteries

The Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have formed a strategic alliance to develop battery packs specifically for Volvo electric trucks. Samsung SDI will supply the battery cells and modules to the Volvo Group that will assemble these in its facilities.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 08:15 am

Protean module gives 360-degree manoeuvrability

Wheel-hub motor specialist, Protean Electric, has presented a new module that combines powertrain, steering and suspension technologies in a single component. Called Protean360+, the module allows unrestricted 360-degree steering capability.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Tropos Motors is expanding to Europe

The Californian electric vehicle manufacturer Tropos Motors is expanding into Europe. Together with the automotive logistics company Mosolf, an agreement was concluded to establish the subsidiary Tropos Motors Europe in order to sell fully electric compact commercial vehicles in Europe.

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Jul 11, 2019 - 11:57 pm

May Mobility makes wheelchair-accessible e-shuttle

May Mobility that partners with Magna and has select funders such as BMW iVentures or Toyota AI onboard is moving its autonomous electric vehicle concept forward. To be exact, the company is developing a wheelchair-accessible prototype of its self-driving electric shuttle.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Italy: Kiepe to supply tech for 38 electric buses

The German supplier Kiepe Electric is supplying key components for new Solaris electric buses for use in the Italian cities of Milan and Modena. Milan’s public transport operator ATM has ordered 30 Solaris buses with electrical equipment from Düsseldorf.

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Jun 30, 2019 - 10:44 am

Solaris to install new battery in the Urbino 18

The Polish electric bus manufacturer Solaris will be presenting a battery update for the Urbino 18 at Busworld Europe in October this year. The battery is from a different (unnamed) supplier and will have an increased capacity of up to 550 kWh.

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Jun 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm

BYD opens montage factory for e-buses in Canada

BYD has opened its first Canadian electric bus assembly plant. The approximately 14,000 square metre plant in Newmarket near Toronto will initially assemble buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, which has ordered ten electric buses with an option for a further 30.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 01:22 pm

DHL’s e-van business StreetScooter selects new COO

Markus Doerr will take over the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DHL’s van building outlet StreetScooter on 1 July. As a new member of the management board, the former consultant will be responsible for production, purchasing and quality.

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Jun 23, 2019 - 09:58 pm

ABB showcases first electric truck in Switzerland

ABB presented the first electric truck in Berne. By the end of 2022, the company plans to convert its fleet to zero-emission vehicles gradually in Switzerland. The current three-axe model was developed together with E-Force One but runs on ABB technology.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 12:53 pm

Volvo introduces electric bus for 150 passengers

The Swedish vehicle manufacturers have introduced a new electric articulated bus, available in two different lengths, and capable of delivering up to 150 passengers at once. The Volvo 7900 Electric Articulated is to be officially unveiled in October.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/09/alexander-dennis-presents-hybrid-double-decker-bus/
09.08.2019 13:34