Coup e-scooter sharing adds prepaid minute-packages
Bosch’s e-scooter sharing service Coup is now offering prepaid by-the-minute packages without a minimum rental period in Berlin, Paris and Madrid as a new alternative. Users can choose between three different packages with 100, 200 or 500 minutes each.
Coup in Spain – Bosch electric scooters to hit Madrid
Bosch’s electric scooter sharing Coup is coming to Spain this summer, when Madrid will witness the launch of the Gogoro scooters. For Bosch it is the third European capital where the firm deploys the electric two-wheelers and the fleet is to grow to 3,500 LEVs this year.
COUP, Nissan, Brampton, Beijing, California.
1,000 e-scooter fleet in Berlin: COUP is Bosch’s subsidiary responsible for electric scooter sharing in the German capital that started with 200 two-wheelers last year. Now, the service is to about to expand with 800 more e-scooter that shall be ready by April and become available in more districts. Berlin will see an entire electric scooter swarm this summer it seems as local Emmy (formerly eMio) had also announced to grow its fleet recently.
Royal Navy drives Nissan EVs: 48 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans have arrived at Portsmouth Naval Base, where they will serve the Royal Navy’s transport operations. 26 charging points and 28 parking bays for electric vehicles are being installed.
Cooperative e-bus project: The Canadian city of Brampton, Ontario will purchase up to 10 electric buses and four overhead EV charging stations as part of the Pan-Ontario Electric Bus Demonstration and Integration Trial. The charge stops will be installed by ABB and Siemens, while New Flyer and Nova Bus will supply the buses, which could run from spring 2018.
Battery swap at BAIC: 200 battery changing stations are to be set up in Beijing by Chinese manufacturer BAIC this year. They mainly serve electric cabs and join an existing bunch of 50 such swapping stations in China’s capital. The whole exchange takes less than three minutes.
27 electric trucks have arrived in California as expected. The BYD EVs are destined for freight and rail yards in three disadvantaged communities in San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Fontana.
Coup, straddling bus, Nissan, New Bedford.
Bosch electric scooter sharing update: As electrive.com already reported, the automotive supplier is bringing the new sharing scheme COUP to the German capital, which it now officially presented. It will feature 200 Gogoro scooters with exchangeable batteries – which COUP will charge itself.
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Straddling bus becomes reality: A prototype of the Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) was officially presented in China. It literally drives above traffic and has room for 300 passengers. Testing will take place away from public roads in Qinhuangdao. The final version could have room for as many as 1.200 people.
Electrified future: According to a recent analysis by Nissan, the UK will have more chargers than petrol stations by 2020. That is, if the expansion of charging infrastructure and removal of filling stations continues at the same level as in the past few years.
Leading by example: The city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, now leases 19 Nissan Leaf. It now also operated a total of 27 EV charging stations, ten of which are publicly accessible and free of charge.
COUP – Bosch’s first scooter sharing conquers Berlin.
Automotive supplier Bosch is preparing to launch an electric scooter sharing in Berlin. Rumours were making the rounds in the German capital for weeks. Today, a camera crew and an electric scooter zoomed around Hackescher Markt – right in front of the office of electrive.com, the industry service for electric transport. The film team was […]