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New Flyer Launches U.S.’ First OppCharge Charging Stations

04.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Several on-route OppCharge fast-charging stations are being installed in the U.S. New Flyer announced that its new New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions deployed two on-route fast-charging stations along New York City Transit Authority’s M42 route, which are the first compatible with OppCharge interfaces. According to New Flyer, those are the first on-route OppCharge installations in the ...

Proterra Launches $200 Million Credit Facility For Battery Lease Program

04.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Upfront costs to be lowered to the level of diesel buses Proterra announced a new partnership with Mitsui & Co., a Japanese investment and trading company, to create a $200 million credit facility in support of a battery lease program. The idea of the battery lease program (separate to the rest of the vehicle) is ...

Mercedes Scores Record Order For eCitaro: Some With Solid-State Batteries

04.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

More orders, higher capacity packs Mercedes-Benz finally is ramping-up its electric bus business in Europe. The German manufacturer recently received a record order for 56 eCitaro and related charging infrastructure. The order comes from ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH from Wiesbaden in Germany’s Hesse region, which operates 271 buses and would like to electrify one fifth by ...

Paris Transport Operator RATP Orders Up To 800 Electric Buses

04.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

France surprises with a high volume tender for EV buses RATP, a state-owned public transport operator from Paris, France announced an order for nearly 800 all-electric buses (12m), split between three French suppliers: Heuliez Bus (HeuliezBus GX 337 EV with with NMC cells or LTO cells) Bolloré (Bluebus with NMC cells and range of 180-250 ...

University of Georgia Orders 20 Proterra Electric Buses

04.06.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Another university is switching to electric buses The University of Georgia will have one of the largest fleets of electric buses in the U.S. – 20 40-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 with DuoPower drivetrain were ordered using $10 million grant from the GO! Transit Capital Program administered by Georgia’s State Road and Tollway Authority. According to the ...

CCW Rebuilds Over 50 Diesel Buses To Electric, Offers 466 kWh Packs

04.06.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

466 kWh should be enough for an entire day of driving Complete Coach Works (CCW), headquartered in Riverside, California took a different path of electrifying buses – instead of offering new electric buses, they are rebuilding existing diesel buses to electric drive. Operators can literally convert their existing fleet or purchase newly refurbished buses from ...

EBUSCO Celebrates Order For 60 Electric Buses

04.06.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Dutch provinces of Groningen and Drenthe are to be flooded with EV buses EBUSCO, a Dutch bus manufacturer, also caught on the huge order of electric buses placed by Qbuzz in the Netherlands. In total, 159 vehicles will be delivered by VDL Bus & Coach, Heuliez Bus and EBUSCO. The EBUSCO part is significant – 60 12m ...

BYD Produced Its 300th Electric Bus In Lancaster, California

04.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BYD intends to be the largest electric bus manufacturer in North America Chinese BYD (Build Your Dreams) opened its electric bus manufacturing plant in Lancaster, California in 2013 and delivered its first vehicle in 2014. Now, after six years, the company produced its 300th electric bus (for more than 50 municipal, transit agency, university, airport, ...

Mercedes-Benz Sells First eCitaro With New Big Battery Pack Of 292 kWh

04.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Battery capacity needs to go up Mercedes-Benz just received an order for 16 all-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses from Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) from Hamburg, Germany. Those new vehicles will be equipped with new maximum capacity battery packs of 292 kWh instead of 243 kWh, which results in a range of 170 km (106 miles) in SORT2 ...

Heuliez Receives Order For 49 GX437 Articulated Electric Buses

04.04.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Looks great and drives electric More and more bus manufacturers in Europe are scoring significant orders for electric vehicles. French company Heuliez Bus recently received its biggest order for the 18m articulated electric buses GX437. Dutch agency QBUZZ ordered 49 GX437 for Groningen – Drenthe region, with an option for 51 more. Deliveries are scheduled to ...