Tag: Barcelona

Mar 29, 2021 - 05:02 pm

MAN to begin articulated e-bus production in Poland

MAN has announced that the series production of the Lion’s City 18 E articulated bus will start in Poland in April. Some vehicles that are still assembled in pre-series will be in service earlier: one such Lion’s City 18 E will go into regular service in Cologne from April.

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Mar 22, 2021 - 03:27 pm

Seat aims for 500,000 electric cars per year

Seat wants to produce 500,000 electric cars per year in Spain from 2025 for its own label and other Volkswagen Group brands. Seat announced the target along with its own new ‘urban electric vehicle’ at the company’s annual press conference.

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Mar 6, 2021 - 05:24 pm

Spain increases electric mobility subsidies

The Spanish government has expanded the budget for its Moves II subsidy programme from 100 to 120 million euros. In the course of the programme, the purchase of electric cars will be subsidised by up to 5,500 euros. The following programme Moves III will be endowed with at least 400 million euros.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Seat announces Cupra Born to release in second half of 2021

As part of a strategy presentation, the Seat brand Cupra has now shown the production version of the electric model based on the Volkswagen Group platform MEB, which was first presented in 2019 as el-Born. The car is scheduled to go into production in Zwickau in the second half of 2021.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 03:06 pm

Seat Mó to export e-scooter from early 2021

Seat has started series production of its Seat Mó eScooter 125 electric scooters with e-motorcycle manufacturer Silence. The electric scooter is already being used in sharing applications in Barcelona, and the e-scooter will also be available in Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Sweden in the first quarter of 2021.

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Sep 24, 2020 - 01:50 pm

Barcelona orders eight H2 buses from Caetano

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has ordered eight fuel cell buses from the Portuguese manufacturer Caetano Bus. Before the hydrogen buses go into operation, TMB will be getting more battery-electric buses.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 05:46 pm

Barcelona releases tender for 8 hydrogen buses

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is also relying on hydrogen as part of the conversion of its bus fleet. After TMB ordered a total of 23 articulated battery-electric buses from Solaris and Irizar in February, a tender for the purchase of the first fuel cell buses has now been launched.

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May 13, 2020 - 06:09 pm

MAN Truck & Bus reveal articulated electric bus details

MAN Truck & Bus is now giving details of its MAN Lion’s City 18 E articulated electric bus. The manufacturer has just announced that sales of the new model already started and in Cologne and Barcelona, the articulated e-bus is now also being integrated into regular service.

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Apr 17, 2020 - 12:30 pm

Solaris receives new orders from Spain

The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has secured further orders for buses with alternative drive systems in Spain. In order to be able to handle the increasing number of orders, the Polish company has, according to its own statements, expanded its service network in Spain in recent weeks.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Cityscoot concludes successful funding round to expand

Cityscoot has concluded a financing round for 23.6 million euros. With the capital increase, the French electric scooter sharing provider wants to expand into two more European cities this year and increase its fleet to a total of over 8,000 electric scooters.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 05:03 pm

23 electric articulated-buses headed for Barcelona

Barcelona is expanding its electric bus fleet: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has ordered 23 articulated electric buses to replace diesel buses on the H16 line. The buses are 14 Solaris Urbino Electric and nine Irizar i2e, each 18 metres long and equipped with pantographs.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 03:40 pm

BMW launches electric scooter sharing in Barcelona

Together with the mobility service provider Cooltra in Barcelona, BMW Motorrad has launched a sharing offer with the BMW C evolution electric scooter. After an initial test phase, a station-based service is apparently to be offered in the city.

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Nov 1, 2019 - 12:23 pm

Catalonia introduces carbon tax for polluting vehicles

The Catalan regional government is about to introduce a carbon tax on cars, vans and motorcycles. Catalonia will thus be the first region in Spain to ask owners of climate-harming vehicles to pay. Taxation is to come in retroactively for 2019 already.

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Aug 5, 2019 - 11:23 pm

Tender: Barcelona looking to buy 29 electric buses

The public transport operator Transporte Metropolitans de Barcelona announced the tender of two contracts for a total of 29 electric buses. Specifically, this involves a quest for 23 articulated electric buses and another for six minibuses.

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May 31, 2019 - 04:52 pm

Barcelona is acquiring new electric and hybrid buses

The Catalan metropolis wants to reduce the emissions of its public transport system. To this end, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona aims to purchase 254 environmentally friendly buses. The project is financed with a loan from the European Investment Bank.

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Jan 25, 2019 - 06:55 pm

Endesa cooperating with SABA to install EV chargers

The Spanish energy supplier Endesa is cooperating with parking management company SABA to install up to 400 charging points for electric cars in its carparks. The first 144 of the 22 kW charging points have already been put into operation in 36 locations across 14 Spanish cities.

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Dec 17, 2018 - 04:48 pm

Vespa-infused electric unicycle made in Barcelona

A monowheel scooter sounds interesting enough but this one also uses the iconic Vespa look and has some more surprises hidden under the seat. Built by Bel y Bel in Barcelona, this electric unicycle – or uni scooter – self balances and shows some impressive performance.

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Dec 4, 2018 - 07:38 pm

Electric bendy buses arrive in Barcelona

You could call these electric buses a “streetcar of desire” given they look pretty, are articulated, 18 metres long and look like a tram. The four buses made by Irizar have arrived in Barcelona and will serve on route H16 starting this month.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/20/volta-considers-a-factory-near-barcelona-decarbonisation-hub-and-names-a-new-ceo/
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