Tag: Electric buses

May 6, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Québec province to electrify most school buses by 2030

Canada’s province of Québec wants most pupils heading to class in yellow electric school buses by 2030, Premier François Legault announced. The province’s 2030 Plan for a Green Economy unveiled last autumn contains the target in some detail.

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May 6, 2021 - 02:27 pm

Keolis to deploy electric bendy-buses in Gothenburg

Keolis has been awarded a ten-year contract worth €150 million to run electric buses in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract with the Västraffik transport association is due to take effect in June 2022 and involves replacing the city’s biogas and biodiesel buses.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 01:23 pm

BAE & Plug Power collaborate for fuel cell buses

BAE Systems is collaborating with Plug Power to offer hydrogen-based electric propulsion systems for transit bus fleet operators in North America. The two companies will offer transit operators in North America an all-inclusive, scalable system to reach zero emissions, providing required site, vehicle, and service solutions.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:31 pm

e-troFit & Paul Nutzfahrzeuge launch partnership

e-troFit GmbH and Paul Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH have joined forces in a so-called Preferred Partnership. The aim of the cooperation is to make greater use of synergies in the field of commercial vehicle electrification and to benefit from the partner’s value chains.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 04:27 pm

EMT Madrid orders more e-buses with BYD and Irizar

The public transport operator EMT Madrid has procured 50 more electric buses. The contracts have been awarded to the manufacturers Irizar and BYD, who are to deliver 30 Irizar ieBUS and 20 BYD K9UB respectively. Further orders are in planning.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 02:10 pm

ÜSTRA factory recycles old eCitaro batteries

The partners of the GUW+ model project are dedicated to the re-use of batteries from electric city buses and will now realise a stationary energy storage system in a rectifier substation of the ÜSTRA based on batteries that were previously used in eCitaro city buses.

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Apr 27, 2021 - 12:40 pm

Akasol receives follow-up contract for bus batteries

The battery system manufacturer Akasol has received another follow-up order from an unnamed “major European bus manufacturer”. The extension is initially until 2024, but with an option the deal could be extended for three more years.

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Apr 27, 2021 - 03:42 am

Toronto to procure 300 electric buses

In Canada, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has decided to purchase 300 additional electric buses. These are to go into operation between 2023 and 2025 and will reinforce the transit authority’s fleet of 60 existing electric buses.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 05:59 pm

Robotic charging solutions for heavy-duty EVs

Robotics specialist Rocsys is now cooperating with Grivix and VDL Enabling Transport Solutions to develop a robotic charging solution for high-performance charging of heavy electric commercial vehicles. The consortium plans to start validation tests this year.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 01:21 pm

New York launches $85Mn Clean Transportation Prizes

Today, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the New York Clean Transportation Prizes initiative offering up to $85 million through three competitions. New York State is looking for clean transportation solutions with a focus on underserved communities.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 12:24 pm

Daimler eCitaro G fitted with better battery

Mercedes is now equipping its eCitaro G electric articulated bus with a more powerful generation of lithium-ion batteries. The first eCitaro G of the new type have been delivered to the ÜSTRA transport company in Hanover as part of a major order for a total of 48 eCitaro.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 04:38 pm

Newport orders 16 more Yutong electric buses

The Welsh port city of Newport is increasing its electric bus fleet from 16 to 32 vehicles. The operator Newport Transport has ordered 16 more electric buses from the Chinese manufacturer Yutong, which are to be delivered by the end of this year. The 16 existing electric buses are also from Yutong.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Safra & Symbio to make 1,500 fuel cell buses in France

French bus manufacturer Safra and the fuel cell joint venture of Michelin and Faurecia, Symbio, announce plans to produce 1,500 hydrogen buses. Businova, the first French fuel cell bus developed by Safra and equipped by Symbio, is already on the road in several cities.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 03:33 pm

MAN to supply Lion electric buses to Copenhagen

Public transit operator Anchersen has ordered 25 electric buses from MAN Truck & Bus to service in Copenhagen. Delivery is scheduled for the end of the year. Anchersen says it will use the battery-electric buses on Copenhagen’s central bus route 7A, which carries more than 4.3 million passengers each year.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 12:45 pm

First Bus order 125 electric buses from BYD-ADL

UK electric bus partners BYD and ADL have received another major order from Scotland. The operator First Bus has ordered 126 electric buses for use in Glasgow. These are 91 double-decker and 35 single-deck buses, which are to operate in Glasgow from March 2023.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 12:40 pm

BYD annual profit climbs by 162%

BYD has presented its business figures for 2020. Sales rose by 22.6 per cent year-on-year to the equivalent of around 20.3 billion euros, while profits climbed by 162.3 per cent to around 550 million euros.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:31 pm

Opole oders 5 Solaris e-buses & charging equipment

The Polish city of Opole has ordered five electric buses including charging infrastructure from Solaris. The five Urbino 12 electric buses are to be delivered to the city’s transport operator Miejski Zakład Komunikacyjny (MZK) in Opole in the first half of 2022.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:02 pm

MAN to begin articulated e-bus production in Poland

MAN has announced that the series production of the Lion’s City 18 E articulated bus will start in Poland in April. Some vehicles that are still assembled in pre-series will be in service earlier: one such Lion’s City 18 E will go into regular service in Cologne from April.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 02:51 pm

Microvast to supply battery for bus manufacturer Safra

Battery manufacturer Microvast has signed a framework agreement with French bus manufacturer Safra. Over the next three years, Microvast will supply Safra with three standardised battery products for the company’s electric and hybrid buses, as well as for retrofitting the bus fleet.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 04:03 pm

Ostrava orders 24 e-buses from Solaris

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has received its first electric bus order from the Czech Republic. The transport operator Dopravní Podnik in Ostrava (DPO) has ordered 24 Urbino 12 electric buses from the Polish manufacturer, including the charging infrastructure.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/08/lion-electric-selects-us-factory-location-announces-ipo/
08.05.2021 14:46