Jun 9, 2023 - 03:21 pm

Trailer Dynamics & Mars Logistics to deploy 500 eTrailers

In Europe, Mars Logistics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Trailer Dynamics to reserve and deploy 500 eTrailers for fully zero-emission routes from Turkey to Germany. The use of eTrailers enables intermodal transport between trains and trucks on a route that spans over 2,500 kilometres.

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Jun 9, 2023 - 02:46 pm

eCitaro fuel cell buses to grace hilly Italian roads

The Mercedes-Benz eCitaro hydrogen fuel cell electric bus will be used in northern Italy from the end of this year. The public transport operator SASA has ordered nine examples of the 18-metre-long articulated version of the electric bus with a fuel cell range extender.

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Jun 9, 2023 - 01:43 pm

Seoul places massive FC bus order with Hyundai

South Korea’s capital Seoul wants to replace a total of 1,300 existing buses with new fuel-cell buses from Hyundai by 2026. This was agreed upon by Hyundai Motor, the Seoul city government, the South Korean Ministry of the Environment and the companies SK E&S and Tmap Mobility.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 01:59 pm

Leeds to launch an e-bike hire scheme this autumn

Leeds, a city in the northern English county of Yorkshire, has signed off a new electric bicycle scheme. More than 650 e-bikes will be available for hire via Beryl Bikes, with the system launching in Leeds later this year.

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Jun 6, 2023 - 02:24 pm

Austrian police launches BEV pilot project

The Austrian police are testing a total of 23 electric cars in four federal provinces for their suitability in police service. The pilot project will start in the fourth quarter of 2023, but the 20 police stations in Salzburg, Lower Austria, Vienna and Tyrol have already taken delivery of the electric cars.

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Jun 2, 2023 - 11:12 am

VinFast scores major order from Sun Taxi

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has received a large order in its home country. Sun Taxi orders 3,000 units of the VF 5 Plus electric car, which are to be delivered successively until 2025. Sun Taxi will use the electric cars in a number of cities and provinces in Vietnam.

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May 31, 2023 - 11:41 am

Foothill Transit grows fuel-cell-electric bus fleet

Foothill Transit, a public transport agency serving the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys in Southern California, is furthering its sustainability efforts with the introduction of Axess EVO-FC buses to its fleet. Manufacturer ElDorado National (ENC) will produce the buses in Riverside, CA.

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May 30, 2023 - 01:41 pm

Italian authorities get funding to procure Rampini buses

Italy’s bus maker Rampini has won a tender from the procurement agency Consip to supply up to 280 zero-emission buses. The contract will come into force this June, allowing public administrations to buy a Rampini e-bus with or without specific adaptations.

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May 30, 2023 - 01:23 pm

Amsterdam’s growing e-bus fleet will charge smarter

Amsterdam’s public transit operator GVB is extending smart charging technology across its depots in the Dutch capital. Using technology by The Mobility House, GVB will charge its growing e-bus fleet increasingly intelligently before the year’s end.

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May 25, 2023 - 01:31 pm

India: Uber Green launches in three major citites

Ride-hailing company Uber will launch its Uber Green service in three cities in India starting this June, namely bringing the EV-only option to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Uber also shared a slew of new EV partnerships in India.

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May 24, 2023 - 02:33 pm

ALD and LeasePlan merge into mobility powerhouse

ALD, the mobility subsidiary of Société Générale, has completed its acquisition of LeasePlan, resulting in one of the largest electric vehicle fleets worldwide. The transaction, valued at €4.8 billion, followed an announcement in January 2022.

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May 17, 2023 - 03:08 pm

Volta Trucks to deliver first electric trucks in Sweden in 2023

The Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks wants to accelerate its market launch in its home country. The company plans to put its vehicles on the roads in Sweden as early as the middle of this year instead of 2024 as previously planned. The EVs would be part of its customer test fleet.

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May 17, 2023 - 01:36 pm

Einride orders up to 50 electric trucks from DAF

The Swedish electric transport specialist Einride intends to order 50 electric trucks from the Dutch manufacturer DAF Trucks according to a memorandum of understanding. DAF says the first electric trucks have already been firmly ordered.

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May 15, 2023 - 02:49 pm

Sri Lanka to electrify 500,000 tuk-tuks

Over the next five years, Sri Lanka plans to electrify half a million ‘tuk-tuk’ three-wheelers. This was announced by the Ministry of Transport and Highways and the Ministry of Power and Energy in cooperation with the UNDP.

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