Feb 20, 2023 - 02:47 pm
Mack Trucks partners with Heliox and Gilbarco
In the USA, Mack Trucks has entered charging infrastructure partnerships with Heliox and Gilbarco Veeder-Root. The agreements should enable customer adoption of battery-electric vehicles such as the Mack LR Electric, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 refuse truck.
Jul 28, 2022 - 03:04 pm
Heliox & Recoy integrate energy prices into V2X smart charging
Heliox has teamed up with Recoy to integrate its ‘Real-time Optimisation Platform’ into its fast-charging equipment. Recoy’s platform considers energy prices in real-time and helps optimise flexible assets such as electric vehicles, stationary batteries, e-boilers and electrolysers.
Apr 7, 2022 - 12:48 pm
Heliox marks installing 100 DC charging solutions globally
Dutch charging infrastructure specialist Heliox has reached a milestone and says it has now installed fast-charging solutions in 100 cities worldwide. The most recent addition was on the US West Coast, where the company helps charge a fleet of buses in Seattle.
Feb 2, 2022 - 04:39 pm
HYPOBATT project develops multi-MW charger for ferries
“Hyper powered vessel battery charging system” (HYPOBATT) is the title of a European pilot project that aims to advance the electrification of ferry shipping. The focus is on the necessary charging infrastructure in the ports. The goal is to develop a megawatt charging standard for ferries.
Dec 3, 2021 - 05:06 pm
De Lijn orders 60 electric buses from Van Hool & VDL
The Flemish public transport company De Lijn has ordered 60 electric buses from Van Hool and VDL for delivery from the fourth quarter of next year. The order for the necessary charging infrastructure goes in equal parts to the two suppliers Spie-Ekoenergetyka and Heliox.
Oct 19, 2021 - 03:00 pm
Heliox presents Flex charging station for heavy-duty EVs
Heliox introduces its latest charging system, ‘Flex 180 kW,’ designed for high-powered depots and overnight charging across multiple vehicles. Multiobus in Belgium already uses the charging system with GVB Amsterdam and Transdev Hermes in Eindhoven to follow shortly.
Sep 29, 2021 - 04:45 pm
Bologna orders e-buses from VDL
In Italy, the public transport operator TPER (Emilia-Romagna Passenger Transport) has ordered seven Citea SLF-120 Electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. These are to be deployed in the city of Bologna in 2022. Both parties also want to explore extending the order to up to 20 electric city buses.
Aug 14, 2021 - 01:24 pm
Heliox enters V2X partnership with Fermata Energy
The charging system manufacturer Heliox has entered into the vehicle-to-everything (V2X), smart energy management business through a newly formed partnership with Fermata Energy. At the same time, Heliox has announced a new 20kW bidirectional V2X charger.
Oct 14, 2020 - 04:48 pm
ViriCiti introduces smart charging for Qbuzz
The telematics specialist ViriCiti is introducing a smart charging solution for 163 electric bus charging points on behalf of the Dutch public transport operator Qbuzz. The smart charging function provided via the cloud will initially be implemented for Heliox chargers, with ABB chargers to follow shortly.
Oct 8, 2020 - 05:26 pm
MAN now offers a range of charging solutions
MAN Transport Solutions is offering charging equipment to buyers of MAN’s electric trucks and buses with two strategic partners, Heliox and Schaltbau Refurbishment (SBRS). The offer includes markets in 28 European countries and covers a range of mobile chargers up to solutions for large fleets.
Sep 17, 2020 - 06:17 pm
HEAG mobilo orders 24 eCitaro buses for Darmstadt
In Germany, the Darmstadt transport company HEAG mobilo has ordered 24 eCitaro electric buses from the Daimler subsidiary EvoBus including eleven solo and 13 articulated buses. The fleet should arrive at the Böllenfalltor depot from the third quarter of 2021 and replace older diesel vehicles.
Jul 22, 2020 - 05:08 pm
Heliox delivers electric bus chargers in Germany
Heliox has received two orders for electric bus charging systems in Germany. The Dutch company has been tasked with the supply of charging infrastructure for two electric bus projects in Darmstadt and Bonn.
Dec 16, 2018 - 06:01 pm
Amsterdam gets 100 electric buses by VDL
Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 31 electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach with the option for another 69 Citea models. The signed deal also includes charging infrastructure with service to start in 2020.
May 2, 2018 - 04:16 pm
Hamburg Hochbahn brings “E-Bus Masterplan” under way
Hamburg’s public transport provider Hochbahn is on schedule with its E-Bus Masterplan that will see them procure nothing but all-electric buses from 2020 onwards. The first batch of thirty such EVs will be delivered by Daimler’s EvoBus and Solaris after they won a competitive tender.
Mar 13, 2015 - 09:56 am
Basel, USPS, AMP, VDL & Heliox, York, California & Noord-Holland.
10,000 EVs for Switzerland: Basel is to become an EV paradise in the Alpine republic, at least if plans of utility provider Elektra Baselland (EBL) and a cantonal bank will go ahead. Up to 10,000 electric vehicles are to arrive in the streets of the city through increased promotional activities as well as the installation of one charging station in each community EBL supplies. The utility hopes to not only deliver electricity but also to use the electric vehicle batteries for energy storage in the long run.
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First bid for postal fleet: USPS’ plan to replace its entire fleet of 180,000 vehicles has got a respond. AMP pointed out potential cost savings to the United States Postal Service if it would use E-GEN electric trucks and HorseFly drones. The company says it has the capacity to produce 60,000 vehicles annually.
Breaking news: The first electric bus fast-charged via CCS is now operating in Sweden. VDL Bus & Coach just delivered the Citea Electric Bus together with a CCS fast-charging station by Heliox offering up to 120 kW to the Swedish transport provider Byberg & Nordin.
Source: Information via email
York is to convert five diesel buses to electric as it has been awarded 475,000 pounds in government funding. The city estimates the buses will save 75,000 pounds annually. York has just been shortlisted in the run-up for the 35-million fund for ULEV centres of excellence (we reported).
Energetic exchange: The California Energy Commission and the Dutch Province of Noord-Holland agreed to work together on transportation energy projects. Areas of exchange will include models for EV charging infrastructure and solutions for multi-unit dwellings as well as the Dutch SolaRoad.
greencarcongress.com, energy.ca.gov (agreement), solaroad.nl (SolaRoad)
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