Jun 1, 2023 - 01:24 pm
Copenhagen Pride Parade goes fully electric
The Copenhagen Pride Parade is switching completely to electric trucks this year. The colourful LGBTI+ festival, which takes place in August, will use 30 Volvo electric trucks, which will be temporarily withdrawn by logistics provider DFDS from its fleets in Denmark and Sweden.
Mar 23, 2023 - 12:36 pm
Copenhagen selects 3 winning bids to install 1,000 chargers
Copenhagen has completed a tender calling for bids to install 1,000 new AC charge points. The Danish capital selected three suppliers, Clever, OK and E.ON, out of seven companies that had applied. This is to first step in a plan to build 4,100 new charging stations in Copenhagen by late 2025.
Feb 6, 2023 - 01:11 pm
E-buses only in Copenhagen by 2025
The Danish capital Copenhagen and the enclave of Frederiksberg, which is completely surrounded by Copenhagen’s urban area, have decided to completely electrify the last five bus routes by 2025. Now, only the public transport operator has to play along.
Nov 9, 2022 - 02:06 pm
Vikingbus grows electric bus fleet in Copenhagen
The Danish bus company Vikingbus has ordered 45 electric buses from MAN. Vikingbus will deploy the e-buses of type Lion City 12 E on routes in the greater Copenhagen area from spring next year. They will join a growing fleet of zero-emission vehicles out for Vikingbus.
Sep 11, 2022 - 12:11 pm
VW ID. Buzz: First drive in Volkswagen’s electric Bulli
When still in office, Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess described the ID. Buzz as one of the most exciting vehicles launching this year. Our first drive of VW’s electric van shows that the carmaker has indeed succeeded in creating a great electric car that goes down very well with passers-by. If only it weren’t for the […]
Mar 2, 2022 - 05:15 pm
ARC orders electric trucks for Copenhagen
Truck manufacturer Scania, part of the Traton Group, will deliver at least 78 all-electric L-series trucks to Amager Resource Center (ARC) in Copenhagen. The municipal waste company’s order also includes an option for a further 23 electric trucks as well as repair and maintenance contracts for eight to ten years.
Dec 21, 2021 - 03:21 pm
Ebusco delivers electric buses in Germany & Denmark
In the last week, the Dutch electric bus company Ebusco delivered a total of 25 electric buses to Transdev in Frankfurt and to Nobina in Copenhagen. Another two electric buses were handed over to Stadtwerke München, while a large order has been confirmed in Berlin.
Nov 18, 2021 - 12:35 pm
DRIVR launches 100 hydrogen taxis in Copenhagen
The app-based taxi service DRIVR has deployed more than 100 hydrogen cabs in Copenhagen this month. The fleet of Toyota Mirai runs against the backdrop of the Danish government’s target to ban sales of ICE cabs by 2025 and that all existing taxis must be emission-free by 2030.
Oct 8, 2021 - 01:53 pm
Allego to install 120 HPC chargers at Van der Valk hotels
Allego has expanded its partnership with the Van der Valk hotel chain and will install 120 new fast chargers at more than 50 hotels in Belgium and the Netherlands from the end of this year. These will primarily be DC charging points in different power classes.
Jul 22, 2021 - 04:49 pm
Fisker to open brand centres in EU & USA in 2022
The Californian electric car manufacturer Fisker gives more details about its plans for branches in the USA and Europe. A series of sales locations is to open starting in L.A, followed by more locations in the USA and Europe.
May 26, 2021 - 06:30 pm
Scania builds 15 electric rubbish trucks for Copenhagen
In Denmark, the City of Copenhagen has ordered 15 electric refuse collection trucks from the manufacturer Scania. The order is part of the city’s plan to achieve climate neutrality by 2025 and, as part of this, to procure at least 100 all-electric refuse collection vehicles by 2025.
May 17, 2021 - 12:52 pm
First charging hub for cabs in Copenhagen by E.On & Dantaxi
Danish taxi service Dantaxi and energy supplier E.On opened a large charging hub in Copenhagen called Danhub. The site is supposed to supply up to 400 electric cabs a day and is considered crucial in converting the capital’s taxi fleet to electric by 2025.
Apr 7, 2021 - 03:33 pm
MAN to supply Lion electric buses to Copenhagen
Public transit operator Anchersen has ordered 25 electric buses from MAN Truck & Bus to service in Copenhagen. Delivery is scheduled for the end of the year. Anchersen says it will use the battery-electric buses on Copenhagen’s central bus route 7A, which carries more than 4.3 million passengers each year.
Feb 17, 2021 - 06:37 pm
Yutong delivers 55 e-buses to Denmark
The public transport operator Keolis has received 55 e-buses from the Chinese manufacturer Yutong. The vehicles will be used for two projects in Denmark. Keolis has also secured an order from France.
Nov 2, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Nio: New battery for 900km of range & European launch
According to founder William Li Bin, the Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio is currently working on a battery pack with a capacity of 150 kWh, which should enable ranges of over 900 kilometres. Besides, the plans for a European launch in 2021 may become concrete.
Oct 18, 2020 - 06:33 pm
Copenhagen to put an end to free-floating e-scooters
The Danish capital Copenhagen wants to ban rental electric scooters from 1 January 2021 in the city centre. They say the measure is primarily out of consideration for senior citizens because riders would scatter the light EVs in public spaces.
Jul 13, 2020 - 06:00 pm
Coop Denmark looking into Scania electric trucks
The Danish grocery chain Coop Denmark has purchased an electric truck with a refrigerated body from Scania. If the test with the vehicle is successful in the Copenhagen area, the company plans to purchase another five to seven electric trucks next year.
Jun 27, 2020 - 08:48 pm
Biggest Danish cities to only buy electric buses from 2021
The six largest municipalities in Denmark will now procure only electric city buses from 2021. To this end, the cities of Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense, Aalborg, Vejle and Frederiksberg have now signed the Climate Cooperation Agreement with the Danish Ministry of Transport.
Apr 15, 2020 - 07:52 pm
Keolis awarded electric bus operation in Copenhagen
Public transport operator Keolis has received a new order from Movia for the operation and maintenance of 47 buses in the Copenhagen area, 32 of which will be purely electric. The contract that worth over 100 million euros, is scheduled to start in June 2021.
Jan 28, 2020 - 05:27 pm
Fuso eCanter trucks arrive in Copenhagen
The purely electric Fuso eCanter truck from Daimler has now arrived in Scandinavia. Two eCanter were handed over to Citylogistik and Aarstiderne in the Danish capital Copenhagen. The eCanter now travels through nine major European cities.
Nov 15, 2018 - 06:28 pm
Denmark: Anchersen orders 27 e-buses from BYD
BYD has received their first order from Danish company Anchersen for 27 electric 12-metre buses. The buses are to be used in the Danish capital Copenhagen and are expected to go into regular operation by the end of 2019.
Oct 10, 2018 - 04:10 pm
Denmark aiming for decarbonisation of transport
The Danish government presented a new climate action plan with 38 measures, among them the previously leaked ban on the sales of all ICEs by 2030 and hybrid cars by 2035. In addition, the Danes will electrify their entire taxi and bus fleet by 2030 and are ready to spend millions.
Sep 24, 2018 - 02:53 pm
Electric bendy-buses coming to Copenhagen
Arriva Danmark has turned to VDL to order 21 electric buses. Model Citea SLFA-180 Electric is the first articulated e-bus ever to arrive in Denmark and will serve in Copenhagen starting in December 2019. Moreover, the order presents a milestone for VDL.
Jun 28, 2018 - 04:30 pm
Copenhagen to switch to all-electric harbour buses
The city of Copenhagen has set aside 10 million kroner to electrify their entire fleet of harbour ferries. The iconic water taxis in EV form will be launched in Copenhagen Harbour by 2020, and ticket prices will stay the same, says the city.