Mar 9, 2023 - 02:04 pm
Queensland is en route to doubling its e-bus fleet
The Australian state of Queensland is ramping up the electric bus rollout. The latest plans by the state government will see the number of electric buses double this year as the fleet is to receive another 40 vehicles.
Feb 10, 2023 - 01:51 pm
BYD to deliver 52 electric buses for Transdev
BYD has received an order for 52 electric buses from public transport operator Transdev in Sweden. The order includes 44 15-metre electric buses and eight 12-metre buses for use in the province of Gästrikland on the east coast of Sweden.
Oct 17, 2022 - 03:30 pm
Second-life project Anubis reutilises e-bus batteries
VDL Bus & Coach and energy company RWE set up project Anubis to transform ageing bus batteries into energy storage. Powerpacks of 43 electric buses in service at TransDev will form a megawatt storage system in Moerdijk, the Netherlands.
Sep 27, 2022 - 01:26 pm
Hermes orders 10 Solaris e-buses in the Netherlands
The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has signed a contract with the Dutch transport company Hermes for the delivery of ten Trollino 18s. The MetroStyle trolleybuses are scheduled to arrive in the city of Arnhem in the first half of 2024.
Apr 7, 2022 - 01:59 pm
Germany issues first grants to decarbonise urban bus fleets
The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) has granted around 600 million euros in funding to procure climate-friendly buses. The largest single purchases are planned by Berlin’s operator BVG and Transdev Berlin with other large purchases in Hamburg and Cologne.
Mar 22, 2022 - 05:04 pm
Bavaria puts H2 fuel cell train through its paces
The first hydrogen train for the German state of Bavaria is taking shape: Siemens Mobility and Bayerische Regiobahn (BRB) recently signed the leasing contract for the prototype, which is a two-part hydrogen multiple unit.
Dec 21, 2021 - 03:21 pm
Ebusco delivers electric buses in Germany & Denmark
In the last week, the Dutch electric bus company Ebusco delivered a total of 25 electric buses to Transdev in Frankfurt and to Nobina in Copenhagen. Another two electric buses were handed over to Stadtwerke München, while a large order has been confirmed in Berlin.
Oct 19, 2021 - 03:00 pm
Heliox presents Flex charging station for heavy-duty EVs
Heliox introduces its latest charging system, ‘Flex 180 kW,’ designed for high-powered depots and overnight charging across multiple vehicles. Multiobus in Belgium already uses the charging system with GVB Amsterdam and Transdev Hermes in Eindhoven to follow shortly.
Jul 21, 2021 - 12:19 pm
North Holland becomes 100% zero-emission bus region
The province of North Holland has launched the first zero-emission bus concession in the Netherlands. It will see operator Transdev replace all buses with combustion engines with electric ones in the Gooi en Vechtstreek region during 2022. The concession will run through 2030.
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.
Jun 17, 2020 - 05:14 pm
Transdev Canada invests in electric school buses
Transdev Canada announced the investment of close to CAD$4.5 million in a new fleet of electric school buses with the Quebec company Lion. With a total of 31 vehicles, this move will make them the largest private operator of electric school buses in North America to date.
Nov 6, 2019 - 01:03 pm
SE: Volvo to deliver 157 electric buses for Transdev
In Sweden, Volvo Buses will deliver 157 electric articulated buses to Transdev starting in 2020. All of the coaches will be Volvo’s 7900 Electric Articulated model and will operate on several lines in the city of Gothenburg.
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.
May 21, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Autonomous services with Renault and Transdev
Renault, Transdev Group, IRT SystemX, Institut Vedecom and the University of Paris-Saclay in France have just inaugurated the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab project. The Lab is now testing new autonomous, electric and shared mobility services in and around the Paris-Sanclay urban campus area.
Dec 6, 2018 - 03:47 pm
BYD completes first electric bus made in France
BYD has completed construction of their first batch of electric buses in their new factory in Allonne, France. The two completed electric buses will be handed over to the Transdev and operate in the community of Agglo du Beauvaisis.
Nov 11, 2018 - 03:22 pm
Paris to launch world’s largest electric bicycle fleet
The greater Paris area will be launching a state-funded initiative to move commuters from driving cars and switch to electric bicycles. Starting in September 2019, Ile-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) will set up 10,000 e-bikes for long-term rental, with an option to expand to 20,000, which would make it the world’s largest e-bike rental programme.