Tag: Public Transport

Jul 22, 2019 - 03:35 pm

Seoul to increase electric city bus fleet

The number of battery-powered city buses on the streets of the South Korean capital Seoul is expected to rise to 143 this year. Private bus companies are being promoted by the city government to ensure that the switch to electric buses is successful.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Milan to receive up to 250 electric Solaris buses

The Milan public transport company ATM has selected Solaris as a supplier of up to 250 electric buses. The framework agreement with ATM Milano is one of the largest orders for Solaris to date – and the largest order for electric buses in Europe.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 04:11 pm

Transdev coming to Gothenburg with e-buses

Transdev has been selected by the transport authority Västtrafik as the bus operator for the Gothenburg area for the next ten years. Transdev will operate 370 buses of which 160 are new electric buses by December 2020.

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Jul 5, 2019 - 04:24 pm

ViaVan plans to use only BEVs as of 2025

ViaVan, the joint venture of Mercedes-Benz Vans and the US startup Via, plans to convert all its locations to purely electric fleets by 2025. In Berlin, only fully electric vans are to be used from the end of 2020.

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Jun 30, 2019 - 12:24 pm

USA: Climate Mayors set targets for EV purchases

At the second “Climate Mayors Summit” in Honolulu, representatives of more than 140 US cities and counties committed themselves to purchase a large electric fleet by the end of 2020. In addition, the Climate Mayors also want to buy electric school buses.

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Jun 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm

BYD opens montage factory for e-buses in Canada

BYD has opened its first Canadian electric bus assembly plant. The approximately 14,000 square metre plant in Newmarket near Toronto will initially assemble buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, which has ordered ten electric buses with an option for a further 30.

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Jun 19, 2019 - 11:20 pm

Berlin public transport BVG orders 90 Solaris e-buses

The state of Berlin and public transit operator BVG are pushing ahead with the ramp-up phase for the procurement of electric buses and are purchasing a further 90 EVs. Polish manufacturer Solaris secured the contract and will deliver from spring 2020.

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Jun 12, 2019 - 12:10 pm

BYD presents upgraded 12 m electric bus

The 12-meter electric bus is BYD’s best-selling model. At the UITP in Stockholm, the Chinese manufacturer has now presented an updated version, which is to build on the sales success of its predecessor.

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Jun 12, 2019 - 11:48 am

VDL adds 14.5 m electric bus to lineup

VDL Bus & Coach expands the product range of its “Citea Electric” family. The Citea XLE-145 Electric uses the modular VDL concept and is intended to offer customers a higher passenger capacity than the other low-entry models.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 03:49 pm

Sweden: Helsingborg orders 13 VDL electric buses

A fleet of 13 VDL electric buses will operate in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg from 13 June. Operator Arriva Sweden calls the new BRT service the HelsingborgsExpressen, and it is a first for the city of Helsingborg.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 12:53 pm

Volvo introduces electric bus for 150 passengers

The Swedish vehicle manufacturers have introduced a new electric articulated bus, available in two different lengths, and capable of delivering up to 150 passengers at once. The Volvo 7900 Electric Articulated is to be officially unveiled in October.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 12:03 pm

Solaris presents new fuel cell bus Urbino 12 hydrogen

At the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 in Stockholm, Solaris unveiled two new zero-emission buses. The battery-powered Urbino 12 electric was given an updated design, while the Urbino 12 hydrogen, a fuel cell bus, adds a new drive option to the range.

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Jun 4, 2019 - 03:29 pm

H2Bus consortium is born

A consortium of hydrogen and bus companies, including Everfuel, Wrightbus, Ballard Power Systems, Hexagon Composites, Nel Hydrogen and Ryse Hydrogen have united to create H2Bus. Together, they intend to popularise the technology across the European continent.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Messina receives delivery of 16 BYD buses

BYD has delivered a fleet of 16 fully-electric 8.7-metre buses to public transport operator Azienda Trasporti Di Messina (ATM) in the southern Italian city of Messina, Sicily. The Chinese group has also secured orders in several other European countries.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Italy: Bolzano orders 12 Solaris FC buses

The Italian city of Bolzano was the first to purchase the Urbino 12 hydrogen H2 bus from Solaris. The fuel cell buses follow the battery-electric buses delivered last year. Solaris has also sold further battery-powered buses in Norway.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 12:27 pm

Geely to release two new electric buses

Geely is extending the product range of their commercial vehicle brand Yuan Cheng with the fuel cell bus F12 and the battery electric bus C11. The F12 is expected to offer a range of more than 500 kilometres.

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May 31, 2019 - 04:52 pm

Barcelona is acquiring new electric and hybrid buses

The Catalan metropolis wants to reduce the emissions of its public transport system. To this end, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona aims to purchase 254 environmentally friendly buses. The project is financed with a loan from the European Investment Bank.

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May 27, 2019 - 05:44 pm

BYD delivers to North and South America

Argentina’s first fleet of electric buses will pick up operations in in Mendoza, with 12 electric buses supplied by BYD recently having arrived. At the same time, Seattle has received their first electric garbage truck, also provided by the Chinese EV manufacturer.

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May 27, 2019 - 02:01 pm

Customer is king

That electric vehicles do not perform as well as their advertised ranges when it is cold out, is nothing new. But BYD’s deal with the Indianapolis Public Transportation corporation is: BYD will supply inductive chargers along bus routes, following the alleged breach of contract.

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May 26, 2019 - 01:10 pm

Paris: RATP testing Solaris electric bus

The Paris public transport operator RATP has ordered a fully electric Urbino 8.9 LE electric from Solaris for testing. The contract includes the option to increase the order up to 10 million Euros for further Solaris electric buses.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/07/22/seoul-to-upgrade-electric-city-bus-fleet/
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