Tag: Electric buses

Oct 5, 2022 - 05:05 pm

Equipmake retrofits 12 buses for First Bus in York

In the UK, public transport provider First Bus is partnering with conversion company Equipmake to retrofit 12 of the operators existing diesel buses with electric drives. The buses are to be converted and operated in the York region.

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Oct 1, 2022 - 06:18 pm

MCI launches next e-bus model with New Flyer technology

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) has unveiled its latest zero-emission coach, the D45 CRT Charge. Building on the standard D45 Commuter Rapid Transit, the battery-electric version delivers a range of over 225 miles (360 km) with 520 kWh of battery capacity.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 01:26 pm

Hermes orders 10 Solaris e-buses in the Netherlands

The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has signed a contract with the Dutch transport company Hermes for the delivery of ten Trollino 18s. The MetroStyle trolleybuses are scheduled to arrive in the city of Arnhem in the first half of 2024.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Quantron looks to expand to India

Quantron and the Indian company ETO Motors are planning a cooperation for the Indian and European markets. Through this cooperation, the German electric commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to gain access to the Indian market with its products, among other things.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Connect Bus orders 47 Ebusco e-buses for Sweden

Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has been contracted by Connect Bus to supply 47 electric buses for use in Sweden. The buses are to be delivered at the end of 2023 and operated by the public transport service Länstrafiken Kronoberg in Växjö, Sweden.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Castrosua to build BYD-based electric buses

BYD has signed a framework agreement with Castrosua, a Spanish manufacturer of bus bodies. BYD and Castrosua will work together to offer locally manufactured 12-metre electric buses specifically for Spanish customers.

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Sep 24, 2022 - 11:12 am

50 ADL double-decker e-buses for Manchester area

British bus builder Alexander Dennis (ADL) has received an order for 50 electric double-decker buses from Transport for Greater Manchester. The buses are planned for the first phase of the Bee Network bus system that is due to launch in Wigan and Bolton in September 2023.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Mahle to invest in Michigan factory

Mahle Powertrain is investing $4m in a new powertrain dynamometer facility in Plymouth, Michigan, aimed at accelerating vehicle development as manufacturers continue the shift towards electrified vehicles. The facility is planned to be ready for operation in the third quarter 2022.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 02:19 pm

Skoda Group presents fuel cell bus H’City 12

The Skoda Group presented its new hydrogen bus at the Innotrans in Berlin. The hydrogen fuel cell drive is to complement the electric drive portfolio in Skoda’s buses and will have a range of up to 350 kilometres.

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Sep 21, 2022 - 01:03 pm

Karsan presents hydrogen bus at the IAA

The Turkish bus manufacturer Karsan presented its first hydrogen model at the IAA Transportation. The e-ATA Hydrogen is a 12-metre bus for up to 95 passengers (40 seats) and a range of over 500 kilometres.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 01:16 pm

BYD presents Blade battery adapted for electric buses

BYD presented its Blade battery platform for use in electric buses at the IAA Transportation. The space-saving design of the blade battery with CTP (Cell to Pack) technology is intended to enable a higher battery capacity while at the same time reducing the chassis weight.

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Sep 17, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Oslo set to welcome 76 Ebusco electric buses with Nobina

The Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has received another order from the Nordic public transport operator Nobina, this time for Norway. The order is for 76 Ebusco 3.0 electric buses, which will be delivered at the end of 2023 and will be used in the Oslo area.

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Sep 16, 2022 - 05:36 pm

Pepper Motion converts Actros semis and Skoda buses

The German commercial vehicle conversion company Pepper Motion has announced that the electrified Mercedes-Benz Actros MP5 will be available in series production quality from 2023. The company has also concluded an important agreement in Eastern Europe with Skoda Group to convert diesel buses to electric.

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Sep 6, 2022 - 06:33 pm

Go Ahead electrifies the fleet in North East England

Go-Ahead has announced the addition of nine electric buses to expand its fully electric bus fleet in the northeast of England. The buses result from a £2 million investment with top-up funding from the UK government’s Ultra-Low Emission Bus Fund.

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Aug 30, 2022 - 01:19 pm

BYD increases profits again, this time by 198%

The Chinese electric vehicle and battery manufacturer BYD was able to achieve a net profit of almost 2.8 billion yuan (around 400 million US dollars) in the second quarter of 2022. This represents an increase of 198 per cent compared to the same period last year and an increase of 245 per cent compared to […]

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Aug 29, 2022 - 12:31 pm

First look: The new e-buses for Berlin are arriving at BVG

Berlin’s public transport operator BVG has released information on the incoming new e-buses. The first of 89 Ebusco 2.2 electric buses will join the Berlin fleet this year. Once these arrive in the German capital, the BVG fleet will include 228 electric buses in active service.

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Aug 25, 2022 - 12:26 pm

ADL announces plans for more electric bus models

The British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has announced that it will expand its range with new electric buses that will be developed entirely in-house. With this, ADL intends to offer its own fully integrated vehicles in future, in addition to buses built on chassis from partners.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 06:30 pm

Jakarta to convert 3000 diesel buses to electric

The Indonesian public transport operator Transjakarta has started a project to convert existing diesel buses to electric drive. For this purpose, the bus operator in the Indonesian capital Jakarta has signed an agreement with VKTR Teknologi Mobilitas and Equipmake. Initially, a number of buses will be converted as prototypes to be tested by Transjakarta.

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Aug 22, 2022 - 01:43 pm

Tata Motors wins tenders for 2,000 e-buses, again

Tata Motors has received two major orders for electric buses in India, following an earlier purchase from the Delhi Transport Corporation. The West Bengal Transport Corporation and the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation expect a total of 2,000 electric buses.

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Aug 21, 2022 - 01:22 pm

200 Switch e-double deckers for Mumbai

Switch Mobility, a subsidiary of Ashok Leyland, has unveiled what it claims is the first all-electric double-decker bus for the Indian market. Switch India has already secured an order for 200 electric double-decker buses from Mumbai.

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05.10.2022 17:33