Tag: Electric buses

Jan 27, 2020 - 02:38 pm

Daimler delivers 16 electric buses to Hamburg

Public transport operator Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) has now taken delivery of its 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses ordered in April 2019. Another four eCitaro solo buses and 17 eCitaro G articulated buses are to be delivered by the end of the year.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 01:34 pm

Solaris announces new 15m electric bus

Solaris has announced plans for the relaunch of its 15-metre low-entry bus model, only this time, the Urbino 15 comes all-electric. The Poland-based company wants to launch the tri-axle EV this year, primarily but not exclusively for the Scandinavian market.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 05:24 pm

Safra fuel cell buses coming to Auxerre

The city of Auxerre has commissioned the French manufacturer Safra to deliver five fuel cell buses by the end of this year. To be precise, these are hybrid buses that combine a 30-kW Symbio fuel cell system with a 30-kilo hydrogen tank and a 132-kWh battery pack.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 04:15 pm

Qbuzz orders 100 fast chargers for buses from ABB

ABB has installed more than 100 electric bus rapid charging stations for public transport operator Qbuzz in the Netherlands. Most of these are cabled charging stations in depots, but there are also a few pantograph fast chargers.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 02:30 pm

Orléans to acquire 180 electric buses by 2024

The French city of Orléans intends to procure 180 electric buses as part of its plan to implement a fully electric public transport system by 2024. The first 29 electric buses made by Spain’s Irizar are to go into operation in the first half of 2021.

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Jan 12, 2020 - 09:00 pm

EIB funding for electric buses in Spain

The European Investment Bank is providing 27.5 million euros to finance the introduction of cleaner buses in Spain. Specifically, it will support the modernisation of Grupo Ruiz’s bus fleet through the purchase of 32 electric and 141 natural gas buses for public transport.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 02:01 pm

Belgian public transport to purchase 970 electric buses

Flemish transport company De Lijn is looking for suppliers for a total of 970 electric buses and the necessary charging infrastructure. According to a media report, the company has further asked the Flemish government for additional funding because the investment exceeds the budget.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 02:40 pm

Virginia to take Thomas Built Buses to school

The Daimler subsidiary was selected as the supplier for the 50 fully electric school buses of the initial phase of Dominion Energy’s electric school bus replacement program in Virginia. This will be the largest deployment of electric school buses in the USA yet.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 11:37 am

World’s first hydrogen BRT launches in France

The first hydrogen-powered Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system has gone live in Pau, in the south of France. It is called Fébus and launched with the roll-out of a fleet of eight 18m Van Hool Exqui-City FC buses, serving a special six km route.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Volvo Buses launches another 2nd life programme

Volvo Buses aims to give its e-bus batteries a second life. In cooperation with Stena Property and Stena Recycling, the company will use its electric bus batteries as stationary energy storage in the Fyrklövern complex in Gothenburg.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 05:28 pm

VDL receives an order for 200 hybrid buses from Belgium

The Belgian transport company De Lijn has ordered 200 hybrid buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The order comprises 80 Citea SLE-120 Hybrid and 120 Citea SLFA-180 Hybrid, which will be used at various locations in Flanders, Belgium. The buses will always be powered electrically since the diesel is only used as a generator.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Hamburg operator orders 17 electric MAN buses

In Germany, the Hamburg-Holstein Transport Authority (VHH) has ordered 17 MAN Lion’s City E buses. MAN Truck & Bus has thus won one of two lots put out to tender. For the manufacturer, it is the first major delivery of electric buses to customers within the framework of a tender. But the decision comes as […]

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Dec 9, 2019 - 04:04 pm

Keolis orders 259 BYD buses to the Netherlands

BYD has received its largest single order ever for electric buses from Europe. Keolis Nederland has ordered 259 battery-electric buses from the Chinese manufacturer to be delivered from summer 2020. This is based on a new ten-year operating concession recently granted to Keolis.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 01:03 pm

BYD to boost electric bus production in India

BYD plans to increase the production capacity for electric buses in India from currently 2,000 to 5,000 per year in cooperation with their partner Olectra. In addition, the order books for the T3 electric delivery van in India are to be opened soon.

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Dec 7, 2019 - 02:16 pm

Polish city of Lublin orders 35 e-buses from Solaris

The Polish city of Lublin is investing in the further development of its fleet of zero-emission vehicles. Representatives of the Lublin Transport Authority and the Solaris Board have signed three contracts for the delivery of a total of 20 battery buses and 15 trolleybuses including charging infrastructure.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 08:02 pm

63 Yutong electric buses for Mexico City

Mexico City has commissioned 63 battery trolleybuses from the Chinese manufacturer Yutong. 40 of the buses have already been delivered, the remaining 23 are scheduled to follow in December.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 04:17 pm

US FTA awards $423M for electric bus projects

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is awarding grants for bus projects in the USA again. A total of 423 million dollars for 94 projects in 42 states – including many projects with electric buses and charging infrastructure.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 02:57 pm

Ekoenergetyka to deliver chargers to Munich

The Polish supplier Ekoenergetyka-Polska announces a new major order from Munich. The Munich public transport operator Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft has ordered 56 charging stations for a brand new bus depot.

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Nov 25, 2019 - 04:28 pm

Brisbane orders 60 e-buses with Swiss tech

The Australian city of Brisbane wants to procure 60 electric buses. The vehicles will be built by the manufacturers Hess from Switzerland and Volgren from Australia and will be quickly charged with ABB flash charging technology.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 02:21 pm

VW & Hamburg extend mobility partnership

The three-year strategic mobility partnership between Volkswagen and the City of Hamburg concluded in August 2016 has been extended. The most important news within the framework of the extension is that the WeShare car-sharing service will expand to Hamburg from spring next year.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Ekoenergetyka-Polska to install chargers in Warsaw

Ekoenergetyka-Polska has received another order from the Polish capital Warsaw for electric bus charging infrastructure. The municipal transport company MZA ordered 65 additional depot chargers with a charging capacity of 60 kW each as well as three pantograph chargers with 400 kW each.

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Nov 20, 2019 - 05:12 pm

Solaris to deliver ten electric buses to Hungary

The Hungarian city of Paks has ordered ten battery-electric buses from Solaris. The contract provides for the delivery of six Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses and four 8.9-metre-long buses together with five charging stations.

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