Tag: Public Transport

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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Mar 8, 2022 - 03:11 pm

US government invests in electric bus fleets

The U.S. government is awarding nearly $1.5 billion in grants in 2022 to modernize bus fleets and facilities across the country. Of the money allocated, $1.1 billion will go to the Low or No Emission (Low-No) program this year alone.

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Mar 7, 2022 - 05:29 pm

Solaris signs new agreement for buses in Austria

Solaris has signed another framework agreement with the Austrian transport authority, Österreichische Postbus AG. This covers battery-electric and hydrogen-electric buses that the Austrian bus operator intends to procure between 2022 and 2025.

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Feb 28, 2022 - 01:13 pm

Scotland closes first round of electric bus funding scheme

The Scottish Government has awarded over £62 million in the first phase of its Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund (ScotZEB) to replace 276 old diesel buses with new electric buses and the necessary charging infrastructure. 137 of these electric buses will be built by ADL in Falkirk.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 04:41 pm

Polish municipal association orders 32 Solaris buses

The Polish municipal association Górnośląsko-Zagłębiowska Metropolia (GZM) has ordered 32 electric buses and the associated charging infrastructure from Solaris. The 12- and 18-meter-long Urbino electric are to be used by operators from Gliwice, Katowice, Sosnowiec, Świerklaniec from 2023.

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Feb 22, 2022 - 12:55 pm

Canberra launches electric bus fleet

Twelve electric buses will be joining the fleet in the Australian capital Canberra this year. In addition, a tender for another 90 electric buses will be launched, which will run until the beginning of March.

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Feb 20, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Prague orders 20 e-buses from Solaris & Skoda Electric

The Prague transport operator DPP has ordered 20 double-articulated trolleybuses from the consortium of Solaris Bus & Coach, Solaris Czech and Škoda Electric. The Solaris Trollino 24s are to be delivered within the next two years and will be used in the Czech capital.

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Feb 18, 2022 - 02:53 pm

BYD-ADL to supply 130 electric buses for Coventry

Electric bus partners BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) will build 130 Enviro400EV electric double-decker buses for bus operator National Express and Zenobē. The vehicles are scheduled to enter service in Coventry, UK, from early 2023.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 03:15 pm

Quantron introduces ‘Cizaris’ electric bus

Quantron has unveiled its first all-electric city bus, the Cizaris 12 EV. The vehicle is also the first in the company’s new design. Designed for urban transport, the Cizaris is equipped with lithium iron phosphate batteries from CATL and a central synchronous motor from Dana.

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Feb 13, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Zenobe sets up £241m for EV fleet expansion

UK electric vehicle fleet and battery storage provider Zenobe has established a multi-source debt structure of £241 million to accelerate the expansion of the EV fleet sector. The company aims to initially service and finance up to 430 new electric buses in the UK and Ireland.

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Feb 11, 2022 - 04:04 pm

Electric bus orders from Houston & Denver

In the last couple of days, two new large orders for electric buses have been made public in the USA. Nova Bus, which is part of the Volvo Group, has received its largest electric bus order to date from Houston in Texas. New Flyer of America, part of the NFI Group, is to deliver 17 […]

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Feb 9, 2022 - 02:20 pm

Stadler orders train components from ABB

ABB has received orders worth around €70 million from Stadler for traction technologies and battery systems for commuter trains. The orders also include traction equipment for new locomotives sold by Stadler in Spain.

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Feb 7, 2022 - 02:28 pm

Ballard delivers fuel cell modules for Norwegian ferries

Ballard Power Systems has delivered two, 200 kW FCwave modules to Norled, one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators. The fuel cell modules will power the world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered ferry, the ‘MF Hydra’, which is to be launched later this year.

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Feb 3, 2022 - 02:42 pm

US Hydrogen Bus Council forms FC coalition

The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Council (HFC Bus Council) in the US has formed a national coalition of public transit agencies, manufacturers, and suppliers working together to advance the hydrogen fuel cell electric bus economy and its applications in the public transit sector.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 04:53 pm

Ebusco scores another electric bus order in Germany

Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has received a new order from Germany. Public transport operator Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-GmbH (SWEG) has ordered ten electric solo buses and ten charging units from the Dutch manufacturer. The vehicles are to be used in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 01:56 pm

Munich orders 14 electric 18-metre Ebusco buses

The Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has received a follow-up order from public transport operator Stadtwerke München in Germany. The order is for 14 electric 18-metre buses of the type Ebusco 2.2. Delivery is scheduled for the first half of 2023.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/03/28/zebra-uk-gov-funds-nearly-1000-zero-emission-buses/
28.03.2022 14:39