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16.07.2018 - 14:13

Akasol making better batteries for eCitaro by Daimler

Germany’s Akasol has got to work on the next generation of power packs for Daimler’s eCitaro electric bus. The next-gen batteries shall stay the same size but deliver 330 kWh rather than the initial 243 kWh. Series production will begin in 2020.

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13.07.2018 - 16:00

USA: ADL & Proterra launching electric double-deckers

Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis (ADL) will be sending two of their Enviro500 double decker buses to California for public transit use, fitted with a Proterra battery system. They are the first electric double deckers to make it across the pond.

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11.07.2018 - 13:08

USA: BYD form $500M JV to lease electric buses

China’s BYD has formed a joint venture with the San Francisco investor Generate Capital. The 200 million dollar JV will lease BYD electric buses to cities, schools and corporations in the States. The partners consider their business an “all-around win”.

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10.07.2018 - 14:07

Mercedes-Benz premiers eCitaro electric bus (video)

Finally, Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps of its all-electric bus, the eCitaro. At the world premiere in Germany, the firm said battery-electric vehicles mark only the start of a large family of zero emission buses. Next generations with fuel cells and solid-state batteries are to allow for ranges hitherto unthinkable in the bus business.

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09.07.2018 - 16:39

Solaris presents first all-electric bloodmobile

Solaris has turned an electric bus into a mobile blood donation center. It is the first of two vehicles of this type commissioned by the Regional Blood Donation Centre (RCKiK) in Katowice, Poland and has already won an innovation award.

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09.07.2018 - 15:30

BYD receives third large order from Spain

Business is taking off for BYD now also in Southern Europe where the bus builder received its third order from Spain. The city of Badajoz has ordered 15 all-electric buses. Deliveries are scheduled in spring 2019.

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08.07.2018 - 19:53

Oslo: Nobina orders electric bendy buses from BYD

BYD will deliver the largest fleet of electric articulated buses in Europe to Oslo. Two orders have been placed by Nobina for a total of 42 electric buses measuring a full 18 metres. The orders follows multiple electric bus deliveries to Norway.

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05.07.2018 - 15:30

Korea granting full subsidies to electric buses by BYD

China’s BYD is becoming a serious player on the market home to Hyundai and Kia. In Korea, BYD electric buses are fully eligible for the electric vehicle subsidy. They have thus become very competitively priced, much to the dismay of the local industry.

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04.07.2018 - 19:29

BYD receives large orders from America

BYD of China have never received a larger electric bus order from the Americas. Santiago de Chile expects the delivery of 100 all-electric buses in November. The order is in cooperation with energy firm Enel and builds on a successful trial.

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04.07.2018 - 11:15

Spanish CAF to take over bus maker Solaris

Spain’s railway company CAF wants to take over Polish bus maker Solaris. For CAF this means broadening their portfolio particularly in e-mobility while Solaris has been looking for investment. Projections suggests a price of over 300 million euros with approval expected by September 2018.

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26.06.2018 - 18:36

Oslo: Norgesbuss orders 17 Volvo electric buses

Norway’s capital has taken the next step in its push for a zero emission transit system. Volvo received an order for 17 electric buses due to arrive in Oslo in summer 2019. They are part of a total of 70 all-electric buses various manufacturers share.

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20.06.2018 - 14:23

Electric double-decker buses coming to London

A whole pack of all-electric double-decker buses is coming to London. 68 of them are to arrive in summer 2019 and will electrify entire routes. They are being made by ADL, BYD and Optare and TfL says this will grow the fleet to 240 all-electric buses.

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16.06.2018 - 16:23

Guangdong to electrify bus fleet

The southern Chinese province of Guangdong has decided to entirely bank on electric buses: A new legal guideline by the regional government stipulates that all buses in the cities Guangzhou and Zhuhai will have to be replaced by electric buses by the end of this year.

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13.06.2018 - 21:43

Forsee Power expands electric bus battery portfolio

French battery maker Forsee Power is at the Transports Publics show in Paris and put the latest additions to their Zen and Pulse ranges on display. The new battery packs aim at electric buses and come with different chemistries for either range or charging speed.

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06.06.2018 - 17:55

Belgium: Electric buses coming to Ghent and Leuven

VDL Bus & Coach has received an order from Flanders. Transport operator De Lijn wants to buy 146 buses in total, among them a large batch of hybrid models and some all-electric ones to arrive early next year. The buses will serve on routes in Ghent and Leuven.

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06.06.2018 - 16:40

Goldstone-BYD reveal electric bus made in India

BYD and their JV partner Goldstone Infratech in India have revealed their first joint product, an electric minibus. The ‘eBuzz K6’ has been presented in Delhi and can carry 18 passengers over a range of 200 kilometres on one charge.

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05.06.2018 - 16:12

BVG orders 30 electric buses for Berlin

Following a lengthy tender process, Berlin transport provider BVG has made its decision. The board approved the acquisition of 30 electric buses that are to arrive next year. Details on the manufacturer have not been disclosed but Daimler is a good guess although Solaris may be an option too.

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30.05.2018 - 19:32

Baidu to start making autonomous electric buses

China’s equivalent to Google, Baidu, is about to begin serial production of electric shuttle buses that will self-drive in selected areas. And it is that autonomy behind that self-drive that may be Baidu’s concern rather than just making EVs themselves.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/30/baidu-to-start-making-autonomous-electric-buses/
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