Hamburg targets electric car-sharing
In the city of Hamburg, Germany, the car-sharing companies Miles, Share Now, Sixt and WeShare have agreed to increase the share of electric vehicles in their fleets to at least 80 per cent by the turn of the year 2023/24. This includes a strategic partnership between the four companies, the City of Hamburg and the […]
MAN takes order for 53 electric buses in Hamburg
MAN Truck & Bus has just received two orders from Hamburg for a total of 53 electric buses. Hamburger Hochbahn has ordered 17 Lion’s City 18 E, while an order from Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) includes 30 electric solo and six articulated buses. The first electric buses are to be delivered this year.
Germany funds 472 new electric buses for Hamburg
The German Federal Ministry of Transport is funding the procurement of 472 additional electric buses including charging infrastructure for Hamburg with almost 160 million euros. More funding decisions from the German Federal government will be handed over in the next few days.
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.
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.
16 eCitaro electric buses for Hamburg
The Hamburg-Holstein Transport Authority (VHH) in Germany has ordered 16 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro models that should be delivered at the end of 2019. According to Daimler, this will be the first time the fully electric city buses will feature the new maximum configuration with twelve battery packs and a total capacity of 292 kWh.
Hamburger Hochbahn appoints ABB for chargers
For Germany’s first electric bus depot, Hamburger Hochbahn AG has appointed ABB to supply infrastructure for 44 high-power chargers. Each of the buses with a range of up to 150 km in normal conditions, will be able to be charged overnight in the central bus depot.