26.06.2019 - 12:58

BYD opens montage factory for e-buses in Canada

BYD has opened its first Canadian electric bus assembly plant. The approximately 14,000 square metre plant in Newmarket near Toronto will initially assemble buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, which has ordered ten electric buses with an option for a further 30.




28.11.2017 - 13:14

First client for Daimler’s electric bus

Daimler’s electric bus Citaro has found its first customer in the Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (RNV) that operates in the Rhine region. An agreement has been signed for deliveries to begin in late 2018.

14.07.2016 - 08:07

Tesla, Mercedes, Apple, Porsche, electric bus, Solar Impulse 2.

Tesla-Model-X-final300Cheaper Model X: Just like the Model S (we reported), Tesla’s Model X is now available with a smaller, 60 kWh battery pack. The new base version, the Model X 60D, starts 74,00 dollars, about 9,000 dollars less than the next step up, the 75D variant.,,

Electric Mercedes revealed: But don’t get your hopes up, this is no electric car for going the distance nor will it take on Tesla. Golf cart Garia is equipped with a 3 kW electric motor, can go up to 80 km on one charge and has a maximum speed of 30 kph. Better to start small than never.,,

Could Apple buy the Formula 1? Apparently, the two are in serious talks about a takeover and the F1 is officially for sale. A takeover would give Apple also a seat at the table with FIA, who is also in charge of the Formula E – possibly a perfect setting to introduce the secret ‘Project Titan’ or Apple Car to the track.,

Spyder recall: Porsche is calling the hybrid Spyder 918 back to the shop, as two different seatbelt screw could have been mixed up during assembly. This is the Spyder’s second recall. But with all of 918 units, it’s more an embarrassment than a hassle.

E-bus production in Asia: Chinese electric bus manufacturer Shenzhen Wuzhoulong Motors wants to set up an assembly plant in Thailand that will serve as a production base for ASEAN countries. Some 10,000 EVs are to be built there the first year. The Thai government is looking into the proposal.

Fly high: As reported, the Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Cairo yesterday – but not without flying a short victory lap over the pyramids. This is the crew’s 16 stop during its global circumvention and the last before heading back to Abu Dhabi from where the plane originally took off last year.,

07.05.2015 - 08:37

Super bus.

Those who think buses are boring should think again, as Charles Bombardier has come up with a truly futuristic concept. The electric Xoupir with AWD is charged wirelessly, has solar panels on the roof and offers passengers the comfort of tinted windows, extra fast internet and does not require a ticket – you pay via phone or fingerprint.

20.10.2014 - 08:35

Too modern for bureaucrats.

The third-largest city in Columbia has slammed the breaks on granting a license to an electric bus produced in the country. Why? Because it doesn’t fit in any existing categories in terms of carbon dioxide emission since legally, vehicles that do not emit carbon dioxide do not exist.

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