Renault’s electric garbage truck bound for Florence
After Paris, Lyon and Barcelona, Florence will now also be using electric Renault Trucks for household waste disposal. The Italian company Gorent has recently been using a 26-ton Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E. for waste disposal in the Tuscan capital.
Daimler, Florence, Oregon, Brasilia.
eDriversLicense: Daimler will work with five driving schools in and around Stuttgart, proving them with an electric Smart and a B-series ED as well as a wallbox. Learners will be given their first lessons in an electric car, receiving an eDriverLicence which enables them to use Daimler’s car2go car sharing service with a 100-minute free access. The programme will also offer EV training for existing drivers.
electriccarsreport.com, greencarcongress.com l, evfleetworld.co.uk
Florence goes electric: Renault has delivered a total of 70 EVs (53 Twizy and 17 Kangoo Z.E.) to the Italian city, whose fleet is now 60 percent all-electric. Moreover, 91 new EV charging points will be installed at municipal offices across Florence.
Fighting the ICE: The U.S. state of Oregon announced that it wants to fine petrol-powered vehicles blocking a charging station up to 250 dollars. Washington state has already started a similar measure.
Intelligent Mobility: Since the end of March, the UN has taken two Renault Zoe into service in Brasilia. The programme called Mobi-i will analyse the feasibility and pros of using electric vehicles in the Brazilian capital.
brasilnews.de, emobilitaetonline.de (articles in German), brasil.gov.br (in Portuguese)