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German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has debuted a prototype of what it calls ‘U-Shift,’ an urban mobility vehicle designed for multiple uses. U-Shift is a fully electric vehicle, designed for autonomous operation, and could serve in a number of capacities including as an on-demand shuttle, a bus, a mobile distribution center for package delivery, or ...

Cabin’s ‘moving hotel’ bus returns with more spacious sleeping space

09.12.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

Those trips between Los Angeles and San Francisco can be torturous. A three-hour delay on a 45-minute flight or a less-than-scenic road trip down Interstate 5 in grueling traffic for way too many hours is never any fun. So why not sleep through it? C... ...

Montreal Is Happy With Electric Buses, But Initial Costs Were High

12.05.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

EV buses and infrastructure becomes more affordable compared to early models Montréal would like to purchase only all-electric buses from 2025. The city introduced the first three in May 2017, and now waits for more, after gaining some experience. Initially, there were not many EV buses to choose from, so Société de transport de Montreal ...

Chile Orders 100 Electric Buses From Yutong

11.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Santiago will get 100 Yutong E12 electric buses Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. (or simply Yutong) – a Chinese bus manufacturer – received an order for 100 all-electric buses for Buses Vule and STP Santiago in Chile. Over the past 15 years the company sold over 20,000 diesel buses in Latin America and now will become ...

Heliox Introduces Multi-Standard Charging For Buses In Europe

11.25.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Multi-standard charging now hits electric buses The war of charging standards for electric cars expanded to the electric buses in Europe and at least temporarily, the remedy for the ailment seems to be multi-standard charging stations. There are to two major (but not the only ones) overhead bus charging standards at the moment – OppCharge and ...

BVG Berlin Orders 15 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Electric Buses

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The first 15 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro ordered for Berlin. The Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) placed the largest bus order ever in Germany for 950 Mercedes-Benz Citaro (up to 600 articulated buses and 350 solo buses). All those buses are diesels, which seems like a missed opportunity, but the company recently ordered 15 all-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro, which will ...

King County Metro Tests EV Buses With More Than 140 Miles Of Range

11.23.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The ultimate goal is to become 100% zero-emission by 2040 King County Metro announced that it will perform tests of various long-range electric buses, searching for the best solution with more than 140 miles of range, which would satisfy about 70% of Metro’s bus routes. The company already uses Proterra buses (short-range with ultra-fast charging ...

Mercedes-Benz Delivers 1st eCitaro Electric Bus To Hamburger Hochbahn

11.22.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

First Mercedes-Benz eCitaro delivered to Hamburg Mercedes-Benz delivered its firss all-electric bus, the eCitaro, to Hamburger Hochbahn, which earlier this year placed an order for 20 units (the biggest single order for EV buses in Germany). Hamburger Hochbahn intends to purchase only zero-emission buses from 2020, which means that there are 1,000 diesel buses to replace ...

Albuquerque Plans To Reject And Return BYD Electric Buses

11.18.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Albuquerque will return BYD buses and order… ICE. The City of Albuquerque, New Mexico wasn’t satisfied with the 60-foot all-electric buses received from BYD and it seems that the deal will end up in court. Mayor Tim Keller lists tons of problems with BYD buses, ordered for by the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project. According to ...

New Flyer Is First With Altoona Tested 60-Foot Articulated Electric Bus

11.17.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

New Flyer succeeds where others didn’t? New Flyer announced that its sixty-foot articulated heavy-duty transit bus (on the right) has become the first and only sixty-foot battery-electric bus to complete the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Model Bus Testing Program at Altoona, Pennsylvania. The new bus can take up to 132 passengers and go long-distance. The ...