Jan 20, 2022 - 05:30 pm
S.Korea to acquire 624 H2 fuel cell buses by 2025
In South Korea, a total of 624 hydrogen buses are to be put on the roads of the port cities of Busan and Ulsan and the province of South Gyeongsang by 2025 as a replacement for buses with combustion engines.
Jan 19, 2022 - 03:52 pm
Sweden to be graced with 21 Van Hool Exqui-City
The Nordic public transport operator Nobina has ordered 21 battery-electric double-articulated tram buses of the type Exqui.City in the 24-metre version from the Belgian manufacturer Van Hool. These will be used in the public transport system of the Swedish city of Malmö from mid-2022.
Jan 19, 2022 - 03:15 pm
Delhi welcomes the first of 300 electric buses
This week India’s capital city territory, Delhi inaugurated the operation of one electric bus to public transport services. The bus was procured by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and manufactured by JBM Auto Limited. This is the first of another 300 electric buses of the same type that should hit Delhi streets by April this […]
Jan 18, 2022 - 04:53 pm
Ebusco scores another electric bus order in Germany
Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has received a new order from Germany. Public transport operator Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-GmbH (SWEG) has ordered ten electric solo buses and ten charging units from the Dutch manufacturer. The vehicles are to be used in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg.
Jan 2, 2022 - 10:03 pm
Budapest orders 48 e-buses from Solaris & Skoda
A consortium consisting of Solaris Bus & Coach and Skoda Electric has received an order for 48 battery-electric trolleybuses from Budapest. The current order of 12- and 18-metre buses goes back to a framework agreement from 2014, which has now been completely fulfilled with the order.
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.
Dec 16, 2021 - 04:22 pm
Edison Motors & Plug Power to make H2 buses
Korean electric bus manufacturer Edison Motors has signed an agreement with the NY-based hygrogen fuel cell specialist Plug Power to develop and bring to market a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric city bus.
Dec 7, 2021 - 01:33 pm
Arrival to build battery assembly plant in Charlotte
The British electric vehicle developer Arrival is building an assembly plant for high-voltage battery modules for use in its vans and buses in Charlotte, North Carolina. Arrival is investing about 11.5 million US dollars in the plant.
Nov 29, 2021 - 03:31 pm
100 BYD electric buses bound for Israel
Egged, the largest bus company in Israel, has ordered 100 purely electric 12-metre buses from BYD. These are to be delivered before the end of 2022 and will be used in Haifa. For the Chinese bus manufacturer, this electric bus order is the largest from to date Israel.
Nov 29, 2021 - 02:25 pm
UK funds zero-emission buses with £71 m.
The British government is funding five local transport authorities with a total of almost £71 million to support the introduction of up to 335 zero-emission buses as part of the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area programme.
Nov 9, 2021 - 03:40 pm
Gillig to use Akasol batteries for electric buses
The North American bus manufacturer Gillig will use battery systems from the German supplier Akasol in its electric buses. This includes configurations with 490 kWh, 588 kWh or 686 kWh capacity from 2023, depending on customer requirements.
Nov 8, 2021 - 02:49 pm
Auckland to purchase 152 electric buses
In New Zealand, Auckland Transport and bus operator NZ Bus have reached an agreement to put 152 more battery-electric buses on Auckland’s roads over the next four years. The first of the new electric buses are scheduled to enter service in October 2022.
Nov 2, 2021 - 03:48 pm
Leicester to electrify 200 buses by 2030
In England, the city of Leicester has presented a plan that, among other things, envisages converting half of the bus fleet to electric by 2025 and the entire fleet by 2030. This involves more than 200 vehicles.
Oct 6, 2021 - 06:26 pm
BYD and Levo Mobility partner with 5,000 BEVs
BYD and Levo Mobility have announced a collaboration to integrate Nuvve’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology with a variety of commercial, public transport and heavy-duty BYD battery electric vehicles. The plans encompass the joint deployment of up to 5,000 BEVs over the next five years for fleet solutions.
Sep 29, 2021 - 04:45 pm
Bologna orders e-buses from VDL
In Italy, the public transport operator TPER (Emilia-Romagna Passenger Transport) has ordered seven Citea SLF-120 Electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. These are to be deployed in the city of Bologna in 2022. Both parties also want to explore extending the order to up to 20 electric city buses.
Sep 28, 2021 - 04:44 pm
Keolis to operate 120 e-buses in southern France
The French Région Sud has commissioned Keolis to operate two sections of its regional transport network in the Alpes-Maritimes region of south-eastern France with buses for eight years from 1 January 2022. Within one year, the bus fleet will be all-electric.
Sep 18, 2021 - 08:56 pm
19 New Flyer electric buses for Oregon
New Flyer has announced an additional order from Oregon’s Lane Transit District (LTD) for 19 battery-electric transit buses and associated charging infrastructure.
Jul 8, 2021 - 08:08 pm
Amsterdam’s GVB orders another 44 VDL e-buses
Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 44 Citea SLFA-180 Electric articulated electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The zero-emission buses are scheduled to arrive in the city in early 2022 and will join the 31 electric buses from VDL already in service there.
Jun 16, 2021 - 08:01 pm
Polish city of Gdynia orders 24 eCitaro e-buses
Before the end of this year, the Polish port city of Gdynia in the Bay of Gdansk is to receive 24 units of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro from Daimler Buses. The company has received the first order for fully electric city buses from its European neighbour.
Jun 2, 2021 - 04:51 pm
De Lijn announces tender for 350 electric buses
The board of the Flemish public transport company De Lijn has given the green light for the publication of a framework tender for 350 all-electric buses and the charging infrastructure needed to operate them. The value is put at between 190 and 230 million euros.
Mar 25, 2021 - 03:25 pm
Burgas Bus in Bulgaria orders 44 e-buses from Irizar
The Spanish manufacturer Irizar has received a large electric bus order from Burgas, the fourth largest city in Bulgaria. The public transport operator Burgas Bus has ordered 44 electric buses and chargers from Irizar.
Mar 18, 2021 - 04:18 pm
Métropole Rouen Normandie orders 10 eCitaro
The public transport provider in the metropolitan region of north-western France, Métropole Rouen Normandie, has ordered ten electric buses from Daimler. The ten eCitaro are to be delivered this summer and the public transport provider will be utilising different battery technologies for the vehicles.