Tag: VDL

May 5, 2020 - 04:06 pm

Leipzig public transport goes electric

The Leipzig transport authority (LVB) has ordered their first electric buses for use in regular service and awarded the contract to the Dutch manufacturer VDL Bus & Coach. They are to supply 21 electric buses to Saxony by the end of this year.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 08:19 pm

H2Share fuel cell trucks begin tests in NW Europe

A few days ago, a 27-tonne fuel-cell-powered truck from VDL started its first practical application in the Netherlands. The EU-funded H2Share project will gather practical experience in different regions of North-West Europe.

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Feb 13, 2020 - 01:03 pm

VDL presents better battery pack for buses

VDL Bus & Coach is introducing a new battery package for its electric buses. In addition, the Dutch company is planning to build a plant in Roeselare, Belgium, and announced that the 670 Citea Electric buses currently in service in Europe have passed the 50 million kilometre milestone.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 05:28 pm

VDL receives an order for 200 hybrid buses from Belgium

The Belgian transport company De Lijn has ordered 200 hybrid buses from VDL Bus & Coach. The order comprises 80 Citea SLE-120 Hybrid and 120 Citea SLFA-180 Hybrid, which will be used at various locations in Flanders, Belgium. The buses will always be powered electrically since the diesel is only used as a generator.

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Nov 22, 2019 - 01:54 pm

DAF unveils 3-axle electric garbage disposal truck

The Dutch manufacturer DAF now also offers its CF Electric electric truck as a three-axle truck with a gross vehicle weight of 28 tonnes. The first examples will be tested this year as refuse trucks by the Dutch waste disposal companies HVC and ROVA.

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Oct 4, 2019 - 04:18 pm

Rotterdam gets funding for 208 e-buses

The European Investment Bank has granted a loan of 115 million euros to public transport operator RET in Rotterdam. RET will primarily be using these funds to purchase 105 electric and 103 hybrid buses, along with the associated charging infrastructure.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 03:49 pm

ABB to charge driverless VDL fleet at Singapore port

ABB has received an order to supply and commission the charging infrastructure for a VDL fleet of autonomous electric logistics vehicles at the new Tuas Port in Singapore. Delivery is scheduled to take place between September 2020 and August 2022.

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Aug 2, 2019 - 03:29 pm

Oslo airport orders 8 VDL electric buses

VDL Bus & Coach announced another order for electric buses, this time from the airport of the Norwegian capital Oslo. Avinor Oslo Airport ordered eight Citea SLFA-181 Electric buses from VDL for use as shuttle buses from next year.

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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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Mar 6, 2019 - 04:38 pm

In the Netherlands Qbuzz orders 160 electric buses

Qbuzz, the public transport operator in the Dutch provinces of Groningen and Drente, have ordered no less than 160 electric buses. 60 should come from Ebusco, 45 from VDL and 55 from Heuliez. The buses should be in service from mid-December.

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Jan 31, 2019 - 02:46 pm

A longer electric bus emerges from the Netherlands

The Dutch company, VDL Bus & Coach, is expanding its Citea Electric bus series with the 11.5-metre long Light Low Entry Electric. The Citea LLE-115 Electric is available with various charging options, door configurations and flexible interior.

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Dec 16, 2018 - 06:01 pm

Amsterdam gets 100 electric buses by VDL

Amsterdam’s public transport operator GVB has ordered 31 electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach with the option for another 69 Citea models. The signed deal also includes charging infrastructure with service to start in 2020.

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Oct 30, 2018 - 07:39 pm

Over 100 hybrid buses en route to Rotterdam

VDL Bus & Coach has received a new order for 143 Citea buses from public transport operator RET in Rotterdam, including 103 Citea SLE-120 Hybrid buses. It is a follow up to an order of 55 Citea Electric buses they had already agreed on a few months ago.

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Sep 25, 2018 - 07:13 pm

DAF presents entire electrified truck portfolio

Dutch DAF is showing two electric trucks in Hanover. Also joining the LF Electric and CF Electric is the CF Hybrid and the company now released data on the performance of their low emission portfolio of utility vehicles.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 02:53 pm

Electric bendy-buses coming to Copenhagen

Arriva Danmark has turned to VDL to order 21 electric buses. Model Citea SLFA-180 Electric is the first articulated e-bus ever to arrive in Denmark and will serve in Copenhagen starting in December 2019. Moreover, the order presents a milestone for VDL.

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Jul 18, 2018 - 05:07 pm

Electric buses by VDL heading to Rotterdam

VDL Bus & Coach has received an order from Rotterdam, where public transit operator Ret is expecting the arrival of 55 all-electric buses by 2019. The order includes charging infrastructure. Moreover, Ret is looking to buy 100 hybrid buses this year.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 05:28 pm

Belgium: Electric buses coming to Ghent and Leuven

VDL Bus & Coach has received an order from Flanders. Transport operator De Lijn wants to buy 146 buses in total, among them a large batch of hybrid models and some all-electric ones to arrive early next year. The buses will serve on routes in Ghent and Leuven.

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May 24, 2018 - 04:57 pm

VDL Bus & Coach wins bid for 25 e-buses in Umeå

The Dutch bus manufacturer has won a bidding process for the deal to deliver 25 electric buses to Umeå in Sweden. VDL was selected as a system supplier, meaning they will not only deliver the 25 Citeas SLFA-180 buses as well as the charging stations, but will also cover implementation.

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May 17, 2018 - 02:49 pm

DAF and VDL team up for electric semi truck CF Electric

Dutch DAF has turned to VDL as they want to electrify their truck business. VDL delivers the EV system including a 170 kWh battery and the electric semi is to haul up to 40 tons through cities. A small number of e-trucks will take up service at selected clients this year.

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