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19.09.2018 - 18:03

USA: Daimler investing millions into Proterra

U.S. busmaker Proterra has closed a funding round under Daimler’s lead with 155 million dollars. While the investment of Daimler is undisclosed, it is confirmed that the deal has the potential to whirl the electric school bus market up to new heights.

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17.09.2018 - 14:30

ZF electric drive axle for zero emission buses arrives in UK & US

London’s red double-decker buses will soon approach silently. Busmaker Optare has ordered the AxTrax AVE electric portal axle from ZF to equip 31 buses. Also in the States ZF announces a new chapter in their existing partnership with New Flyer as they are to equip 100 buses with ZF’s technology.

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13.09.2018 - 18:59

New e-mobility initiative finds warm welcome

The Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge, which was launched in July by the international Climate Group network and C40 cities has made some major steps: 26 additional states, cities, regions and companies have agreed to join the e-mobility effort.

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10.09.2018 - 17:22

LG Chem to supply batteries to Vietnam

LG Chem has agreed to deliver batteries for electric scooters produced by the Vietnamese startup VinFast. The latter is part of the Vingroup that also makes smartphones and electric buses which will also use LG Chem batteries.

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06.09.2018 - 15:30

China strikes another 272 vehicles from subsidy list

The Chinese ministry for industry has announced further eliminations from their list of vehicles eligible for subsidies: This time 272 electric and hybrid vehicles will no longer be subsidized, because they had not entered production/been imported by the end of August.

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05.09.2018 - 18:41

CAF completes takeover of Solaris

The Spanish rail vehicle manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has completed their takeover of the Polish electric bus manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach. On the 4th of September, CAF received all shares from Solaris. The Polish government will receive 35% ownership, which was negotiated beforehand.

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29.08.2018 - 18:59

Stagecoach to purchase e-buses for Manchester

The passenger transport operator Stagecoach has announced plans to acquire more than 100 electric double-deckers buses for the greater Manchester area. The first of the 105 new Enviro400 EV City buses will likely hit the roads in summer 2019.

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28.08.2018 - 17:41

GreenPower triples e-bus production capacities

The North American manufacturer GreenPower has announced their intention of tripling their production capacities for electric buses. For this purpose, the company has leased a factory in the Californian Porterville with an area of more than 50,000 m².

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27.08.2018 - 17:44

New Flyer joins OppCharge and CharIN initiative

New Flyer has joined OppCharge, the global initiative to support the integration of interoperable charging systems for electrified vehicles. The US manufacturer is the first company outside of the Volvo Group, who is joining the initiative from North America.

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26.08.2018 - 21:43

Solaris receives order for 50 e-buses from Romania

In the next four years, up to 50 Trollino 18 electric buses by the Polish manufacturer Solaris will be rolling onto the roads of the Romanian city Cluj-Napoca. These will be the first Solaris bendy buses with overhead wiring in the nation.

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22.08.2018 - 18:37

Sicily ordering electric buses from BYD

The Italian town of Messina in Sicily has placed an order over 13 electric midibuses with BYD. Deliveries will happen in two batches and will be concluded before the year’s end. The electric buses will be operated by ATM.

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22.08.2018 - 15:58

New Linkker lightweight electric bus from Finland

Bus maker Linkker of Finland announced a new electric bus model. The Linkker 12 LF design emphasises range with two battery chemistry options. While building on the Linkker 12 LE, the LF is lightweight with an all-alloy chassis. It also has an improved drive train.

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18.08.2018 - 17:35

Solaris introduces analysis instrument for e-buses

Solaris has started offering an analysis system named eSConnect for their electric buses, which will support fleet operators to optimally utilise their buses and find potential error sources before problems can develop. The Polish manufacturer also hopes to profit from the data themselves.

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15.08.2018 - 15:14

Efficient Drivetrains launches electric drive for school buses

Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) is making its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev available in North America. It is suited for Type-A school buses and comes as a kit for easy electrification. With 26M students, the U.S. school bus fleet is bigger than commercial buses, trains, and air travel services combined.

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12.08.2018 - 12:55

Eurabus to begin assembly in Kazakhstan this year

The Berlin-based electric bus manufacturer Eurabus has announced plans to open an assembly plant in Almaty, Kazakhstan by the end of this year. They plan to produce up to 100 buses per year there. The first completed models are expected in Fall.

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09.08.2018 - 15:58

Solaris to premier lightweight hybrid bus in Poland

Busmaker Solaris of Poland is planning to launch a whole new hybrid bus at the TRANSEXPO in Kielce this October. The Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid is said to consume less than 30 litres of fuel per 100 km. The bus weighs under nine tons before taking up to 85 passengers.

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05.08.2018 - 16:43

Irizar to deliver electric buses to France

Spanish bus maker Irizar has received an order from Aix-en-Provence, where public transport operator RDT 13 is expecting to receive 15 electric tram buses. The contract includes charging infrastructure and maintenance.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/07/31/byd-joins-fast-charging-initiative-charin/
31.07.2018 17:50