North Holland becomes 100% zero-emission bus region
The province of North Holland has launched the first zero-emission bus concession in the Netherlands. It will see operator Transdev replace all buses with combustion engines with electric ones in the Gooi en Vechtstreek region during 2022. The concession will run through 2030.
Ebusco and Rocsys reveal e-bus charging robot
Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco and Rocsys, a supplier of plug-in robots, are joining forces to automate bus depots. Their first robot automatically inserts the CCS plug of the depot charger into the electric bus for charging.
Ebusco: lighter electric bus for more range
Ebusco presents the third generation of its electric bus, claiming a range of up to 500 km due to a 33 per cent weight reduction. The Ebusco 3.0 will debut at Busworld in Brussels on Friday and is scheduled to go into production in the Netherlands in mid-2020.
40 electric buses headed for Munich
Munich’s utility Stadtwerke München (SWM) announced to procure 40 electric buses for the city’s transit operator MVG. An order has been placed with Ebusco, a Dutch company specialising in electric buses and the first six are to arrive next year.