Tag: Electric buses

Jan 25, 2023 - 06:49 pm

De Lijn secures up to 500 electric buses from Iveco

In the Belgian region of Flanders, Iveco Bus has signed a framework agreement with Flemish public transport company De Lijn for the delivery of up to 500 electric buses by 2030. The contract initially includes a firm order for 65 all-electric E-Way city buses in the articulated bus version.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 06:10 pm

Carris orders 30 e-buses from CaetanoBus for Lisbon

The Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus has received an order for 30 electric buses from the public transport operator Carris from Lisbon. The 30 e.City Gold buses will join other Caetano vehicles or an earlier model already in operation in the Portuguese capital.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 01:30 pm

Ireland launches first all electric bus service

Athlone, located in central Ireland around 100 kilometres west of Dublin, will become Ireland’s first city with an all-electric city bus fleet. From this Sunday, 29 January 2023, all bus operations in Athlone will be switched to eleven Enviro200EV electric solo buses supplied by BYD-ADL.

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Jan 21, 2023 - 03:29 pm

Ottawa to procure 250 electric buses

The Canadian capital Ottawa has received a funding commitment of 350 million dollars (240 million euros) from the Government of Canada to procure 350 electric buses and install the charging infrastructure needed for their operation.

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Jan 21, 2023 - 02:29 pm

Webasto introduces battery management for utility vehicles

Webasto is expanding its product range with Electrical Battery Thermal Management (eBTM). The compact and scalable system is designed to keep the traction batteries of electric trucks, vans, buses and construction machinery within the ideal temperature range at all times.

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Jan 20, 2023 - 11:53 am

Four EU nations call for combustion bus & truck phase out

Four EU member states call on the European Commission to set an end date for new trucks and buses with combustion engines. The push comes ahead of stricter CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles due in February and echoes similar sentiments of some in the industry.

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Jan 19, 2023 - 03:21 pm

New Flyer to supply 20 more e-buses in Ohio (COTA)

The Central Ohio Transit Authority COTA has ordered more electric buses from New Flyer. The new deal comprises 14 battery-electric Xcelsior Charge NG buses and ABB chargers, purchased off the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services contract.

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Jan 17, 2023 - 12:31 pm

Proterra opens battery assembly plant in South Carolina

In the USA, Proterra has started assembly lines at its announced battery production facility in Greer, South Carolina. Battery systems for use in electric vehicles will be manufactured there immediately, with deliveries to customers scheduled to begin this quarter.

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Jan 14, 2023 - 02:22 pm

Rouen to convert 49 diesel buses to electric

The Rouen municipality in northern France is having 49 Iveco Crossway diesel intercity buses converted to electric drives to operate as school buses. The project was awarded to a French consortium from which Greenmot will supply the retrofit kit.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 01:15 pm

Iveco Bus signs major deal over 150 e-buses in Italy

Italian transit company Busitalia has signed a framework agreement with Iveco Bus to supply up to 150 electric buses over the next three years. The deal represents the most significant order for Iveco’s E-Way buses in Italy to date and comes at a time when the company is increasing activities in the market.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 02:21 pm

Oslo releases funding for heavy-duty EV charging stations

The city of Oslo has launched a grant scheme to support the installation of charging stations for electric trucks and buses in the Norwegian capital. The first round of funding through the ‘Climate and Energy Fund’ sees Oslo carrying up to 80 per cent of installation costs.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 03:40 pm

Presov orders six electric trolleybuses from Skoda

The transport company of the Slovakian city of Presov has ordered six more trolleybuses from the Skoda Group. The 18-metre buses are based on Solaris bodies and will have traction batteries that allow a range of at least twelve kilometres on routes without overhead lines.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 02:57 pm

Malta to procure 250 EVs for government fleets

The Mediterranean island of Malta is putting out to tender the procurement of 250 new electric vehicles for government fleets. The 10-million-euro project is financed by EU funds and aims to increase the share of electric vehicles in public service from seven per cent in 2021 to 40 per cent.

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Jan 5, 2023 - 04:09 pm

India launches new tenders for thousands of e-buses

In India, Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a subsidiary of state-run Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), has launched the third round of tenders under the Grand Challenge Scheme. The aim is to fund thousands of electric buses in up to nine major cities across the sub-continent.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 02:21 pm

New Flyer receives major bus order from Pittsburgh

New Flyer of America has received a five-year contract from Pittsburgh Regional Transit (PRT) for up to 157 buses. The contract includes firm orders for 15 battery-electric and 54 diesel buses, with options to purchase up to 88 additional battery-electric or diesel buses.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 01:54 pm

Change in management at Solaris

Javier Iriarte has been the new CEO of Solaris since the turn of the year. Iriarte takes over the CEO position at Solaris from Javier Calleja, who decided to leave Solaris for personal reasons.

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Jan 2, 2023 - 04:45 pm

Pilsen orders 53 electric buses from Skoda

The public transport company PMDP of the Czech city of Pilsen has concluded a framework agreement with the Skoda Group for up to 53 new trolleybuses. The contract initially includes fixed orders for nine units of the Skoda 26Tr and four units of the 27Tr.

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Dec 21, 2022 - 03:06 pm

Sydney moves forward with electric buses

In the Australian city of Sydney, the capital of New South Wales (NSW), Transit Systems and their partners Zenobē and TransGrid have completed the construction of Australia’s largest electrified bus depot.

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Dec 21, 2022 - 02:10 pm

European consortium looks into BEV coaches

From the end of this decade, Daimler Buses wants to offer fully electrically powered coaches with its Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands. To accelerate the development, Daimler Buses has joined forces with research institutes and practitioners from the industry to form the Electrified Coach project called ELCH.

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Dec 16, 2022 - 03:54 pm

ICPT to deliver battery systems for Pepper Motion

The German electric converter Pepper Motion has signed a supply contract for battery systems with Impact Clean Power Technology from Poland. ICPT will now manufacture complete battery systems for Pepper that can be used in electric buses and electric trucks.

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Dec 16, 2022 - 02:36 pm

Mobile inductive charging project takes off in Germany

In Balingen, dynamic wireless charging technology for electric vehicles is being tested in practice for the first time in Germany. The main actor of the pilot project is a shuttle bus for the Garden Show 2023, which is to charge its vehicle battery while driving.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/30/kleanbus-launches-tests-of-bus-retrofitting-kit/
30.01.2023 17:04