Tag: Volvo Buses

Feb 7, 2017 - 11:01 am

Volvo Buses, Vattenfall, India, Massachusetts, Tritium.

It is the first time opportunity charging is implemented in the UK. Eight electric Volvo buses will be delivered to Harrogate, where they are to enter service in 2018. The 7900 Electric models will be charged automatically via an overhead mast and pantograph using the common interface OppCharge. The latter has spread to twelve countries already, unifying charging for vehicles of various makers.
automotiveworld.com

Green drive at Vattenfall: The Swedish utility flipped the switch this January to electrify its entire fleet. Over the next five years, 3,500 vehicles in Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany will be replaced by electric alternatives. They will cover all areas, from passengers over technical support and maintenance.
vattenfall.com

Charging India: 1,200 EV charging stations shall come to India’s main roads, according to the government’s latest push to go electric. It also includes 200 fast-chargers. A pilot project is to start in Nagpur for the electrification of commercial vehicles.
indiatoday.in

Meanwhile, National Grid is to install 1,200 EV charge points as well but only in Massachusetts over the next three years. They are to cover 140 locations at work-places as well as multi-dwellings and include fast-chargers. The proposal is pending approval by the state’s Department of Public Utilities.
nationalgridus.com

Tritium goes Torrance: Australian infrastructure provider Tritium that makes the Veefil station has set foot into California. It is its first oversea facility and is located in Torrance, from where it is to offer customer service, local manufacturing and R&D in the Americas. Regional partners wanted!
reneweconomy.com

Apr 29, 2015 - 08:29 am

Volvo hybrid buses.

More than 2,000 hybrid buses have been sold by Volvo Buses to twenty countries to date. Introduced in 2010, Great Britain has been the biggest buyer so far but new markets have been opened up in Denmark, Hungary and Poland recently.
volvobuses.com

Apr 11, 2014 - 08:19 am

RWE, Volvo Buses, Volkswagen.

RWE goes USA: The German utility provider and Daimler together with two American partners have installed 26 charging points at the campus of the University of California in San Diego. Here, they want to test the communication standard ISO/IEC 15118 with electric Smarts for the next three years.
timesofsandiego.com

Plug-in hybrid bus: As of May last year, plug-in Volvo buses have been undergoing field tests in Gothenburg. The results show that the buses are popular with passengers and drivers and with residents at the route. The hybrid buses are recharged at the two end depots and capable of an all-electric range of 7 kilometres. Volvo wants to start commercial production early 2016.
automotiveworld.com

VW e-load Up for airports: Volkswagen’s cargo-carrying small EV has been on display at the Hannover Messe industrial fair this week equipped as a ‘Follow Me’ airport vehicle. The cargo version of the e-Up had been shown for first time last month in Berlin and is said to make it into production eventually.
indianautosblog.com

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