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13.03.2019 - 17:00

Volvo electric buses ordered across Europe

The Dutch city of Leiden has put five Volvo electric buses into operation on their roads, which are part of an order from last year for 23 electric buses by the public transport operator Arriva. The Birmingham Airport has also ordered six of the Volvo 7900 Electric buses.

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09.03.2019 - 20:24

BYD delivers 30 electric buses to Brussels Airport

BYD has equipped Brussels Airport with 30 electric buses. The first 12-metre buses have already been put into service. The delivery also included 30 charging points with which the electric buses can be charged overnight in the terminal.

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09.03.2019 - 17:13

Solaris ramping up electric bus market share

Last year Solaris delivered 107 electric buses to customers across Europe. According to the Polish-Spanish bus manufacturer, it held a market share of 17% of all electric bus sales in Europe in 2018, the overview shows.

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06.03.2019 - 16:01

In the Netherlands Qbuzz orders 160 electric buses

Qbuzz, the public transport operator in the Dutch provinces of Groningen and Drente, have ordered no less than 160 electric buses. 60 should come from Ebusco, 45 from VDL and 55 from Heuliez. The buses should be in service from mid-December.

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04.03.2019 - 20:27

Germany releases extra €180M to fund electric buses

The German Ministry for the Environment (BMU) is providing an additional 180 million euros for the purchase of electric buses to select cities exceeding the NOx levels set within the EU. Other towns may also apply for a share of the remaining funds.

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28.02.2019 - 16:04

Berlin: BVG orders 15 Solaris buses

The Berlin-based public transport operator BVG is entering the next phase of electric bus procurement and ordered fully electric articulated buses for the first time. After the BVG Supervisory Board recently approved the award of the contract and the objection period has expired, Solaris has now been awarded the contract.

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27.02.2019 - 14:33

Spain subsidising electric mobility with €45 million

The Spanish government has adopted the new edition of its electric mobility subsidy programme. The new package, called MOVES, came into force on 16 February with a budget of 45 million euros. The focus is on promoting electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.

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25.02.2019 - 17:30

Daimler to deliver eCitaro buses to Europe

Following the first deliveries of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro in Germany, Daimler reports that the first calls for its electric bus have now also been received from neighbouring European countries, namely Luxembourg, France and Poland.

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21.02.2019 - 22:44

Scania to test autonomous e-buses in Sweden

Scania and Scandinavian public transport operator Nobina have started preparations for a trial with fully autonomous electric buses to begin in 2020. Two Scania Citywide LF electric buses will be tested on a stretch of regular road in Stockholm.

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12.02.2019 - 15:05

Mobile libraries with Volvo e-buses in Sweden

The Gothenburg Municipal Library will use two Volvo e-buses for its mobile libraries from summer 2020. Finnish company Kiitikori designed the interiors of the two 7900 Electric buses, which not only include bookshelves but also meeting points for children and adults.

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12.02.2019 - 12:08

EU releases new EV quotas

Representatives of the EU Parliament and the EU Member States have agreed on the key points of the revised Clean Vehicles Directive and thus set binding procurement targets for zero-emission or low-emission vehicles by public authorities and public companies.

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07.02.2019 - 13:25

Akasol to deliver heavy duty batteries to Sweden

The German battery system manufacturer Akasol has announced the extension of their long-term framework agreement to supply an unnamed Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer with high-performance battery systems for electric buses and trucks.

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06.02.2019 - 17:43

UK Government funds charge points for electric cabs

The British government has set aside a pot of more than six million pounds, to help set up more than 300 charging points for electric taxis in 17 local authorities. Additionally, the winners of a £14M hydrogen mobility competition were announced.

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03.02.2019 - 18:17

China: Xi’an launches 200 BYD electric double-decker fleet

The world’s largest fully electric double-decker bus fleet is currently being launched in the Chinese city of Xi’an. The fleet consists of 200 BYD K8S double-decker buses that will serve six city bus routes. More than 3,000 of the manufacturer’s electric buses are now in service in Xi’an.

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31.01.2019 - 14:03

A longer electric bus emerges from the Netherlands

The Dutch company, VDL Bus & Coach, is expanding its Citea Electric bus series with the 11.5-metre long Light Low Entry Electric. The Citea LLE-115 Electric is available with various charging options, door configurations and flexible interior.

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20.01.2019 - 18:29

France: Saint-Étienne orders 22 Solaris e-buses

Solaris Bus & Coach has received its first order to supply electric tram buses to France. The Polish manufacturer will deliver a total of 22 Trollino buses to Saint-Étienne by 2022. The deal values 17 million euros and includes an option for two additional trolley buses.

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15.01.2019 - 19:57

Volvo invests in high power wireless charging

The Swedes’ financial arm, the Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, say they made an investment in Momentum Dynamics and their high power inductive charging technology. The start-up of Philadelphia is working towards 200+kW to charge heavier electric vehicles with no connection needed.

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08.01.2019 - 18:13

Tallinna Linnatranspordi considers purchase of 700 e-buses

Tallinna Linnatranspordi (TLT), the municipal transport company of the Estonian capital Tallinn, plans to switch completely to electric mobility by 2035. This, of course, also entails the purchase of around 650 to 700 battery electric buses, which will successively replace the natural gas and trolleybuses.

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08.01.2019 - 17:11

Mercedes delivers first eCitaro buses to Mannheim and Heidelberg

In Germany, Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (RNV) has commissioned three fully electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses for use in Heidelberg’s historic city centre and Mannheim’s new Franklin district. The corresponding agreement between the public transport company and Daimler was signed in 2017.

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06.01.2019 - 17:00

BYD to deliver 64 electric buses to Medellín

BYD has received an order to supply 64 electric buses to Medellín, Colombia’s second largest city. The electric buses are to be delivered to the local public transport operator Metroplús during the second half of 2019.

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16.12.2018 - 17:34

California requires all new buses to be electric by 2029

California on Friday became the first state to mandate a full shift to electric buses on public transit routes. Starting in 2029, mass transit agencies in California will only be allowed to buy buses that are fully electric under a rule adopted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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13.12.2018 - 20:08

BYD delivers electric buses to Brazil & Hungary

Brazil’s largest city, that is Sao Paulo, has received its first electric buses from BYD. The 15 buses are part of a pilot project involving solar power, before they will take up full service in March 2019. Meanwhile, BYD has also become active in Hungary.

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11.12.2018 - 19:22

Albuquerque to sue BYD over electric buses

Albuquerque mayor Tim Keller announced that the City is taking legal action against BYD bus company. BYD was contracted by the city to build 60-foot, fully electric buses for the troubled Rapid Transit project.

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06.12.2018 - 15:22

BYD completes first electric bus made in France

BYD has completed construction of their first batch of electric buses in their new factory in Allonne, France. The two completed electric buses will be handed over to the Transdev and operate in the community of Agglo du Beauvaisis.

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Found on electrive.com
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