Tag: Public Transport

Jul 23, 2021 - 12:46 pm

BYD-ADL is expanding to Australia

The electric bus partnership between Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD, previously active in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand, is expanding to Australia. This is made possible by an agreement with the Australian company Nexport.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 05:24 pm

Bangkok gets 12 electric commuter ferries

The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) has commissioned twelve new all-electric commuter ferries. The fibreglass boats measure 14.5 metres and are powered by an integrated battery-electric system supplied by Torqeedo.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 11:33 am

CA: Halifax expects 60 e-buses and charging infrastructure

The Canadian city of Halifax will procure the first 60 electric buses, including charging infrastructure with financial support from the provincial and national governments and plans to completely electrify its bus fleet, which currently consists of 340 diesel vehicles, by 2028 at the latest.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 10:57 am

BYD ADL signs deal to deliver up to 200 e-buses to Ireland

The electric bus building partnership BYD ADL announces it has signed a framework agreement with the National Transport Authority of Ireland (NTA). The deal includes an option for up to 200 battery-electric buses while a firm order for 45 e-buses was agreed at the same time.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 11:36 am

Austria considers combustion ban for 2030

In Austria, only zero-emission passenger cars, two-wheelers, light commercial vehicles and heavier commercial vehicles are to be newly registered by 2030 at the latest. This is one of the ‘Mobility Master Plan 2030’ measures now presented by Infrastructure Minister Leonore Gewessler. However, the plan is not binding.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 11:46 am

CaetanoBus & Toyota launch branding deal

The Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus has agreed on a co-branding with Toyota. In future, the logo of the Japanese mobility group will adorn both the battery-electric city bus e.City Gold and the fuel cell bus H2.City Gold from CaetanoBus.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Solaris to deliver 19 electric buses to La Spezia

Solaris has received a new order for 19 trolleybuses from the northern Italian city of La Spezia. The local operator ATC Esercizio, which has been using eight Solaris trolleybuses since 2013, has now ordered 14 Trollino with a length of 12 metres and five with a length of 18 metres.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 08:08 pm

Amsterdam’s GVB orders another 44 VDL e-buses

Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 44 Citea SLFA-180 Electric articulated electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The zero-emission buses are scheduled to arrive in the city in early 2022 and will join the 31 electric buses from VDL already in service there.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 12:54 pm

Moscow will only procure electric buses from now

Moscow will stop buying new diesel buses this year and will henceforth only procure electric buses. This was announced by Mosgortrans, the operator of the bus and tram network in the Russian capital. By the end of the year, 1,000 electric buses are to be in use.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 02:04 pm

USA grants funding for electrified buses

The US Department of Transportation is awarding grants totalling $182 million (the equivalent of about 152 million euros) to procure electrified buses and related infrastructure. The money will go to 49 transit agency projects in 46 states and territories.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 08:01 pm

Polish city of Gdynia orders 24 eCitaro e-buses

Before the end of this year, the Polish port city of Gdynia in the Bay of Gdansk is to receive 24 units of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro from Daimler Buses. The company has received the first order for fully electric city buses from its European neighbour.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 01:57 pm

CA: Ottawa to procure 450 e-buses by 2027

The Canadian capital Ottawa plans to procure 450 electric buses by 2027 and to convert the current fleet of 939 buses to include only electric buses by 2036. A pending agreement with the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) provides for funding of up to $400 million.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 05:47 pm

Mainz orders 12 Solaris articulated electric buses

In Germany, the city of Mainz’s municipal utility subsidiary Mainzer Mobilität has ordered twelve battery-powered electric articulated buses from the Polish manufacturer Solaris for delivery to Mainz in the first quarter of 2022. In addition, an option has been agreed upon for a further eleven vehicles that could be delivered by the end of 2022.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 04:51 pm

De Lijn announces tender for 350 electric buses

The board of the Flemish public transport company De Lijn has given the green light for the publication of a framework tender for 350 all-electric buses and the charging infrastructure needed to operate them. The value is put at between 190 and 230 million euros.

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May 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm

Solaris to provide 6 electric buses for Switzerland

Solaris is to deliver a total of six Urbino 12 electric to Switzerland after winning a tender. The Swiss public transport companies Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern AG (VBL Luzern) and Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe AG (ZVB Zug) have ordered three buses each. Further vehicles could follow.

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May 20, 2021 - 04:52 pm

Gillig scores order for 44 electric buses for Utah

In the USA, the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and Park City Transit have awarded American bus manufacturer Gillig a $44.2 million contract for 44 battery-electric buses, with an option of 95 additional buses over five years. The contract includes 16 plug-in charging systems and four high-power on-route chargers.

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May 18, 2021 - 03:51 pm

Basel orders 54 eCitaro buses

In Switzerland, Mercedes-Benz has received an order from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses. The 38 solo and 16 articulated buses are to be delivered next year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/26/irizar-iberdrola-to-cooperate-on-public-transport-ecosystem/
26.07.2021 15:08