Tag: Public Transport

May 15, 2022 - 04:18 pm

EMT Madrid places bus order with Solaris & Irizar

The public transport operator EMT Madrid has placed orders for 150 more electric standard buses. The Spanish manufacturer Irizar with 90 units of the 12-metre iebus and the Polish manufacturer Solaris with 60 Urbino 12 Electric are the winners of EMT’s largest electric tender to date.

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May 10, 2022 - 05:27 pm

Western Australia starts subsidies + road tax for EVs

The Western Australian government has launched the Clean Energy Car Fund doted with almost $60 million (AUS – almost 40 million euros). This includes rebates for the purchase of battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and charging infrastructure, but also an extra road tax for drivers of these vehicles.

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May 6, 2022 - 01:19 pm

German rail purchases 260 Ebusco electric buses

Deutsche Bahn (DB – German Rail) has today confirmed that it will “modernize” its bus fleets at a cost of around 400 million euros. From 2023 to 2026, the state owned company has ordered around 1,200 new vehicles – but only 260 of these will be electric while around 900 buses will be run on […]

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May 3, 2022 - 03:19 pm

Siemens to deliver seven BEV trains in Denmark

Siemens Mobility has received an order to supply seven Mireo Plus B battery-powered trains to Midtjyske Jernbaner in Denmark. This is the first order for battery-powered rail vehicles in Denmark and part of a pilot project.

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May 1, 2022 - 05:48 pm

Yet more electric buses for Milan this year

Milan’s public transport operator ATM is continuing the conversion of its bus fleet to electric vehicles: ATM has ordered a further 75 electric buses from Solaris – the company’s Urbino 12 electric buses are due to arrive in Milan later this year.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 06:21 pm

New Flyer scores hybrid & e-bus orders

US bus maker New Flyer has garnered orders for 202 hybrid-electric buses in Canada from Toronto Transit, and orders for 5 purely electric buses from Virginia’s Blacksburg Transit in the USA.

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Apr 19, 2022 - 05:14 pm

Proterra to improve battery capacity on the ZX5 bus

US electric bus manufacturer Proterra has announced increased battery capacity for its ZX5 battery-electric transit bus. Starting next year, the 40-foot (12.2-metre) version of the Proterra ZX5 can be equipped with up to 738 kWh of battery capacity.

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Apr 19, 2022 - 04:44 pm

Autoguidovie launches tender for electric buses in Italy

Autoguidovie, a transport company operating in northern Italy, has reportedly launched a tender for the procurement of 120 battery-electric buses. The buses are scheduled to start service in early 2023 and will be the first electric buses that the company has put into service.

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Apr 13, 2022 - 09:21 pm

Aberdeen receives 22 electric double-deckers

In Scotland, Stagecoach Bluebird has unveiled 22 BYD-ADL Enviro400EV electric double decker buses. The public transport provider will put the fully electric buses into operation in the city of Aberdeen at the end of this month.

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Apr 12, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Ebusco scores huge e-bus order from Deutsche Bahn

Ebusco has been awarded a framework contract with German rail services, Deutsche Bahn. The electric bus manufacturer is to become the main supplier of zero-emission buses in the period 2023 to 2024, with an option for two more years.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 03:04 pm

Pace Suburban Bus orders its first e-buses from Proterra

In the USA, public transit agency Pace Suburban Bus that services the Chicago area, has awarded a $26.5 million dollar contract (worth around 24.26 million euros) to Proterra to acquire 20 Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses and two Proterra megawatt-scale fleet chargers. The first Proterra electric buses are slated to be delivered to Pace […]

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Apr 6, 2022 - 02:29 pm

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.

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Apr 5, 2022 - 03:16 pm

BYD set to provide Hungary with 48 electric buses

BYD has received an order for 48 electric buses from Hungary’s largest public transport company Volánbusz. The 12-metre-long BYD electric buses are to be delivered to Volánbusz later this year and will be used in five Hungarian cities.

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Apr 4, 2022 - 02:50 pm

All-electric bus services to start in Senegal

Infrastructure investor Meridiam is implementing a large bus project in Africa with its partners Keolis and Fonsis. The concession contract now signed provides for a total investment of more than 135 million euros for the operation and maintenance of an exclusively electric bus public transport network in Senegal’s capital Dakar.

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Apr 3, 2022 - 07:51 pm

Solaris electric buses bound for Serbia & Poland

Novi Sad will be the first Serbian city with Solaris electric buses. The transport company JGSP Novi Sad has ordered ten Solaris Urbino 12 Electric buses from the Polish manufacturer, including the charging infrastructure. Solaris has also received another order from Poland.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 04:33 pm

BYD to deliver 30 electric buses for Nobina

The local transport operator Nobina has ordered another 30 electric buses from BYD for use in the Finnish capital region of Helsinki. The new order comprises 15 units each with a length of 13 and 15 metres, which are to be delivered to Helsinki at the end of 2022.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 04:16 pm

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.

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Mar 28, 2022 - 02:37 pm

ZEBRA: UK Gov’ funds nearly 1,000 zero-emission buses

The British Government, through its Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme, has granted £198Mn to twelve towns and cities. The money will fund 943 battery-electric and hydrogen buses plus associated infrastructure and is the largest funding route to date.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 12:59 pm

No new combustion vehicles in Washington State by 2030

The US state of Washington has passed a bill banning the sale, purchase and registration of new petrol-powered vehicles of model year 2030 or later. If it becomes law, Washington will phase out internal combustion vehicles five years earlier than other states such as California.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/15/emt-madrid-places-bus-order-with-solaris-irizar/
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