Tag: Public Transport

Jan 20, 2021 - 08:00 pm

39 electric MAN buses for Nuremberg

Public transport operator VAG Nürnberg has ordered 39 e-buses from Germany’s MAN Truck & Bus, including 28 Lion’s City 18 E and eleven Lion’s City 12 E. For MAN, this is the largest electric bus order to date and the company’s first order ever to include articulated e-buses.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Munich city orders PSI depot management system

In Germany, Stadtwerke München (SWM) has commissioned PSI Transcom to supply the PSIebus depot management system for electric buses. The software will be used to manage and control the electric bus dispatching in the ‘Moosach’ and ‘Ost’ bus depots.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 02:39 pm

New Flyer wins two bus supply contracts in the USA

New Flyer has been tasked with delivering their electric Xcelsior Charge heavy duty buses to  the state of Connecticut as well as the city of Atlanta. A total of 12 fully-electric, 40-foot buses were ordered by Connecticut’s DoT, while six buses are headed to Atlanta.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm

Free Now to offer only electric rides by 2030

BMW and Daimler’s Free Now mobility platform aims to achieve carbon neutrality in all key European markets by 2030 and is committing more than 100 million euros in resources over the next five years to the shift toward e-mobility.

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Jan 12, 2021 - 03:28 pm

BYD-ADL to assemble electric buses in the UK

Partners Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD’s UK offshoot have announced plans to assemble the chassis of their electric solo and double-decker buses for the UK market directly at ADL’s British plants from the second half of 2021.

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Jan 9, 2021 - 04:15 pm

Lightning eMotors receives EV order for $45 million from ABC

Lightning eMotors announced an order from ABC Companies for a total value of $45 million. This will buy 200 additional electric vehicles for the company fleet, including everything from Class 3 Transit passenger wagons to motorcoaches with fully electric powertrain systems.

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Jan 9, 2021 - 01:41 pm

Paris public transport operator orders 109 electric buses by Bluebus

The French electric bus manufacturer Bluebus, part of the Bolloré Group, has announced two orders from the public transport operator RATP for a total of 109 electric buses for the Ile-de-France region, as the Paris conurbation is called. One special feature here is that the buses have solid-state batteries on board.

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Jan 7, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Coventry & Oxford look at full bus fleet electrification

Coventry and Oxford could become the first British cities with all-electric bus fleets. As the British government has now announced, it received 19 applications from all over England for corresponding funding. From these, the two cities were selected as finalists.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:37 pm

New York launches bus electrification initiative

New York’s Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses in the US American state. Incentives for both public transport authorities are included, as well as funding for electric school buses.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 03:19 pm

Turin orders 100 electric buses from BYD

After the Turin transport operator GTT terminated a contract with the Chinese manufacturer Yutong for the delivery of 100 electric buses, BYD has now received the order. The first 50 of the electric buses have already been firmly ordered from BYD and are to be delivered to Turin in April 2021.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 03:12 pm

BYD builds on bus order from Bogotá again

The Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer has received another major electric bus order from Colombia. This time, the capital Bogotá wants to expand its electric bus fleet by another 406 battery-electric buses.

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Dec 29, 2020 - 11:28 am

IndianOil to test 15 hydrogen buses in Delhi

The Indian energy company IndianOil is inviting bids to procure 15 fuel cell buses. This marks the first project in the subcontinent to fully address all the aspects surrounding hydrogen-based mobility.

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Dec 21, 2020 - 03:19 pm

Australian capital to begin electrifying bus fleet

The ACT government (Government of the Australian Capital Territory) has made its first move towards having 90 electric buses on Canberra roads, launching a market sounding process for the supply of both the buses and supporting infrastructure.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 04:36 pm

Mercedes eCitaro with solid-state batteries in Bremen

In Germany, Bremer Straßenbahn AG (BSAG) has ordered five Mercedes-Benz eCitaro with solid-state batteries to arrive in early 2022. The scope of supply also includes five permanently installed charging systems, each with an output of 150 kW, as well as three mobile workshop chargers of 40 kW each.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 04:17 pm

Solaris buses under consideration in Greece

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris under consideration for two large electric bus orders from Greece: Athens and Thessaloniki are considering expanding their fleets by a total of 1,300 buses. A decision expected in the next few months.

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Dec 3, 2020 - 03:26 pm

St. Louis metro receives smart charging from TMH

The Mobility House has delivered its smart charging solution to Metro Transit in the St. Louis region. Now the public transport operator can take advantage of a more intelligent charging system for an e-bus fleet that claims to be among the largest in Missouri.

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Dec 2, 2020 - 05:35 pm

Alstom to build six H2 fuel cell trains for Italy

Alstom will build six fuel cell trains for FNM, a transport company operating in the Italian region of Lombardy. The contract also includes an option for eight additional FC trains. In the meantime, Alstom’s Coradia iLint fuel cell train has completed a three-month test run in Austria.

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Dec 2, 2020 - 12:40 pm

TMH & PSI Transcom develop smart charging depot

The Mobility House (TMH) and PSI Transcom are working on a digital interface to advance the electrification of bus fleets. The jointly implemented VDV interface 463 enables the combination of a charging and energy management system with the depot management PSIebus.

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Dec 2, 2020 - 11:59 am

Bergen launches fossil-fuel free bus network

In Bergen, 102 battery-electric buses from Yutong took up service at the beginning of this month, 88 of which are 12 meters long and 14 of which are 15 meters long. Besides the Yutong buses, Polish bus maker Solaris has provided ten trolleybuses.

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Dec 1, 2020 - 08:28 pm

Qatar orders 741 electric buses from Yutong

The Chinese manufacturer Yutong has received a record order for 1,002 buses, 741 of which are electric. The order comes from Mowasalat, the public transport company in Qatar. The buses are planned to help with the crowds at World Cup held on the Arabian Peninsula in 2022.

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Nov 30, 2020 - 06:14 pm

Transdev orders two H2 buses for Sweden from Solaris

Transport company Transdev has comissioned Solaris to build two hydrogen buses for operation in the Swedish city of Sandviken from autumn 2021. In its home market, Solaris has also delivered another electric school bus to Gręboszów.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/01/20/39-electric-man-buses-for-vag-nurnberg/
20.01.2021 20:26