Royal Mail delivers with 3,000 electric vans coming in on target

Royal Mail announced it had surpassed 3,000 electric vehicles across its postal delivery fleet. The roll-out largely follows cities with low-emission zones, including London, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge and Oxford. Royal Mail thus delivers on its target set in June ...

Ebusco scores first e-bus contract in Spain

Ebusco has received an order from Barcelona, Spain, for 21 electric buses and charging equipment. Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB) expects the Ebusco 2.2 vehicles to take up service in Q2/2023. This is the Dutch manufacturer’s first entry into ...

Onto raises $60Mn to bring EV subscriptions to Europe

Onto has completed a Series C funding round, collecting about 59.1 million euros from investors. The fresh capital will help Onto grow the electric car fleet for subscribers and allow the service to expand beyond the British borders. Until ...

Solaris wins tender in Fuenlabrada, Spain

Solaris Bus & Coach has won a tender in the Spanish town of Fuenlabrada in the Madrid region. The municipal transport company EMT Fuenlabrada S.A. expects delivery of four Urbino 12 electric buses along with charging infrastructure. Solaris says the order is worth ...

Tata Motors to provide Delhi with 1,500 electric buses

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)  has awarded a contract for 1,500 electric buses to Tata Motors through a tender process. The operator’s largest electric bus order to date covers the supply, operation and maintenance of the vehicles. The DTC ...

Amazon is putting Rivians delivery vans on the road

Amazon has begun using Rivian electric vans to deliver packages in the US. The launch will take place in more than a dozen cities, including Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle and St Louis. Thousands ...

Taipeh to integrate 250 further electric buses by end of 2023

The Chung-Shin Bus Group will put 150 all-electric buses into operation in Taiwan’s capital Taipei by the end of this year, equipped with Danfoss Editron drives. Another 100 electric buses with Danfoss drives are scheduled to follow in 2023. ...

Nuvve and SDG&E launch V2G scheme for electric school buses

Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) specialists Nuvve and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) say they have agreed to allow electric school buses to give energy back to the grid. This is to prevent blackouts through the utility’s Emergency Load Reduction Program ...

B-On finds US distributor for StreetScooter vans in CBS

B—ON (formerly Odin Automotive), which acquired Deutsche Post DHL subsidiary of commercial electric vehicles StreetScooter in January, has announced a new deal for North America. US-based Creative Bus Sales (CBS) will distribute B-ON’s vans in the United States, beginning ...

BYD to deliver 15 electric buses to Madrid

BYD has just revealed another electric bus order from Spain. Empresa de Blas y Cia, the Spanish subsidiary of the German rail transport company Arriva, has ordered 15 electric low-floor buses from BYD, twelve of which are 12-metre and ...

20 electric Solaris buses ordered for Kraków

In Poland, Solaris has received another electric bus order from Kraków. The public transport company MPK Kraków ordered 20 electric buses from the Polish manufacturer: seven articulated Urbino 18 Electric buses and 13 Urbino 12 Electric solo buses. The ...

10 eCitaro electric buses bound for Switzerland

In Switzerland, the Regional Transport Authority of Baden-Wettingen (RVBW) in the Swiss canton of Aargau has ordered ten Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses for delivery next year. In addition to the electric solo buses, the order for Daimler Buses also includes ...

Nobina orders another 19 Ebusco electric buses

Nordic public transport group Nobina has ordered more electric buses from Ebusco. The 19 Ebusco 3.0 12-metre electric buses on order are to be used by the Danish transport company Midtrafik in and around Horsens. Delivery is scheduled for ...

Walmart orders 4,500 electric transporters from Canoo

The Californian electric car start-up Canoo has announced a large order from Walmart. The US retail giant has signed a binding agreement with Canoo to buy 4,500 all-electric delivery vehicles, starting with the Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle (LDV), a cargo ...

CARB helps small trucking operators decarbonise fleets

In the USA, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is set to launch a new pilot program that aims to help small trucking fleets make the transition to zero-emission technologies. The Innovative Small e-Fleet pilot will focus on privately ...

Wiesbaden receives it’s 100th elecctric bus

ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft in Wiesbaden has taken delivery of its 100th Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric bus. The delivery from Daimler Buses is part of an order of 56 units placed three years ago, the order volume of which has since increased ...

Karsan begins deliveries in North America

A Karsan e-Jest electric minibus has been delivered to the Canadian city of Saint John in cooperation with Karsan’s distributor Damera. A fleet of six vehicles will start offering service in Saint John this September. The new electric buses ...

Transdev Canada orders 30 Lion Electric school buses

Transdev Canada has announced the acquisition of 30 new electric school buses from Lion Electric. With this new order, the company will have electrified its fleet of electric buses to nearly 40% in Quebec. The entire new fleet is ...

Onto orders another 600 Peugeot electric cars

The British electric car subscription service Onto is adding 600 more electric cars to its fleet this month. The new additions all come from Peugeot and include 300 each of the e-208 and e-2008. Both models rely on the ...

New South Wales gears up for zero-emission bus transition

Australia’s New South Wales government has announced it will invest $218.9 million over the next seven years to decarbonise the entire bus fleet. The funding has been confirmed as part of the 2022-23 state budget and defines a gradual ...

DB Schenker decarbonises distribution transport on Gotland

The logistics arm of Deutsche Bahn, DB Schenker, has taken over all deliveries on the Swedish island of Gotland. DB Schenker uses four fully electric Scania P25 distribution trucks and two PHEV trucks from the Swedish manufacturer. The Gotland ...

West Yorkshire Zero Emission Bus scheme approved

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has approved plans to increase the number of electric buses on regional roads. The West Yorkshire Zero Emission bus programme includes charging facilities at depots and on routes and has three phases. Phase 1 ...

Pod Point orders LEVC vans for engineers

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has received an order for 60 VN5 vans from Pod Point, one of the UK’s leading providers of EV charging infrastructure. Their engineers will use the range-extended electric vans to install charging points in ...

Irizar ie tram buses en route to Northern Spain

The Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar has received an order for 30 electric buses from Valladolid, Spain. In addition to the 30 Irizar ie trams, the public transport operator AUVASA (Autobuses Urbanos de Valladolid) also ordered corresponding charging infrastructure. AUVASA ...

Ricardo looks to offer H2 fuel cell retrofit for diesel buses

In the UK, Ricardo has partnered with Stagecoach North East to retrofit a diesel, double decker bus with a hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system. Ricardo is seeking to offer the hydrogen fuel cell retrofitted vehicles at around half the ...

DB Schenker to rent Hyzon fuel cell trucks via Hylane

The logistic branch of Deutsche Bahn, DB Schenker, wants to build up a fleet of fuel cell vehicles together with the leasing startup Hylane. DB Schenker visited the premises of H2 truck manufacturer Hyzon in Groningen, Netherlands, last week ...

Speedy acquires 150 Ford E-Transit vans

UK construction equipment and services provider Speedy is adding 150 new electric vans to its fleet. The firm has ordered 100 Ford E-Transit models (4.25 t class) and 50 E-Transit vans (3.5 t class) to replace ICE models. The ...

Ebusco receives first order from Sweden

Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco has received its first order for the Swedish market. Public transport company Svealandstrafiken has signed a contract with Ebusco for 23 examples of the 18-metre-long Ebusco 3.0, to be delivered in ...

Wireless charging halves e-bus operating cost for Link Transit

The US transport agency Link Transit from Wenatchee, Washington, is wirelessly charging electric buses using inductive charging systems from Momentum Dynamics. After three years in daily use the authority is drawing a satisfactory balance, in particular when it comes ...

BrightDrop delivers the first 150 Zevo 600 to FedEx

In the USA, General Motors brand BrightDrop has delivered the first 150 Zevo 600 electric delivery vans to FedEx. These will be used by FedEx Express in Southern California. The logistics company is BrightDrop’s launch customer. When the brand ...

DHL Express to add 80 electric vans to Singapore fleet

DHL Express has announced the addition of 80 electric vehicles to its Singapore fleet in partnership with transport company ComfortDelGro. Along with the 10 EVs that are currently in its fleet, DHL Express Singapore will have a total of ...

100 Ford E-Transit for Videotron in Canada

The Canadian telecommunications company Videotron is procuring 100 Ford E-Transit electric work vans. The first of the new E-Transit vehicles will be put into operation in the province of Quebec in the coming weeks. Videotron is a well known ...

Einride orders 110 electric trucks from Scania

Swedish technology company Einride has placed an order with Scania for 110 electric trucks. This is Scania’s largest order of electric heavy-duty trucks to date. Scania has said the 110 electric trucks will be put into service by Einride ...

Romania tries to procure 100 electric buses

The Romanian capital Bucharest is making a new attempt to procure 100 electric buses. After the first two electric bus tenders failed due to a lack of suitable offers, the tender has now been relaunched. Bids for 100 electric ...

Einride orders 110 electric trucks from Scaniad

Swedish technology company Einride has placed an order with Scania for 110 electric trucks. This is Scania’s largest order of electric heavy-duty trucks to date. Scania has said the 110 electric trucks will be put into service by Einride ...

BYD to deliver 1,200 electric cars to Costa Rica

In Central America, BYD will deliver 1,200 units of its electric compact SUV Yuan Pro EV to Costa Rica this year. The electric car will be sold under the name S1 Pro by partner Cori Motors. The BYD Yuan ...

Mobilize unveils ‘Vehicle-as-a-Service’ solution

Renault mobility brand Mobilize has unveiled its Vehicle-as-a-Service solution Mobilize Driver Solutions in more detail. The launch customer for the new service is already known to be in place. At the centre of the offer specifically for taxi, chauffeur ...

Twaice partners with Sycada for fleets’ batteries

The German battery analytics software provider Twaice has partnered with Sycada, a Dutch telematics and fleet management company. Twaice will complement Sycada’s solutions with detailed insights into battery health. Sycada operates an online platform designed to provide planners, traffic ...

Einride & Oatly to expand cooperation to N.America

Swedish automated electric vehicle tech specialist Einride and the food company Oatly are to expand their partnership to electrify Oatly’s North American fleet. Einride has already been managing and operating electric trucks for Oatly in Sweden since 2020. In ...

Ireland orders up to 800 Wrightbus electric buses

The National Transport Authority (NTA) of Ireland has entered into a framework agreement with Wrightbus for the supply of up to 800 battery-electric double-decker buses over a five-year period. Under this agreement, 120 StreetDeck Electroliners have already been placed ...

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