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ComfortDelGro rolls out its first fully electric taxis

Some of ComfortDelGro's vehicles

ComfortDelGro’s  two fully electric taxis with fast-charging capabilities have gone on trial in Singapore  ComfortDelGro Taxi is putting two fully-electric Hyundai Ioniq taxis on trial. Unlike existing electric taxis in Singapore that take a couple of hours to charge, this electric Ioniq taxi – the first of its kind here …

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Corvus Energy to provide battery for Navtek’s first all-electric tug

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Turkish ship designer and builder Navtek Naval Technologies has selected Corvus Energy to provide its Corvus Orca energy storage system (EES) for the world’s first battery-powered, all-electric tugboat Corvus Energy has announced that the Corvus Orca energy storage system (ESS) has been selected by Turkish ship designer and builder Navtek …

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BYD launches first electric bus leasing programme in US

A selection of BYD's buses

BYD and Generate Capital to launch first-ever US partnership for an electric bus leasing programme The world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, BYD Motors has announced a joint venture to launch the first electric bus leasing programme of its kind in the US in partnership with Generate Capital, a leading financier, …

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Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses are designed for cities of the future

A Mercedes-Benz eCitaro

Mercedes-Benz’s eCitaro will be delivered at the end of the year Daimler is working on an electric version of its Citaro bus, the upcoming Mercedes-Benz eCitaro. It emits zero local emissions and runs almost silently. It combines the thousand fold proven platform of Mercedes-Benz’ best-selling city bus with new technological …

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WMATA to add 12 more emission-reducing hybrid-electric buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer’s buses will move passengers around Washington, DC New Flyer of America Inc. , the US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced an order from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for twelve 60-foot articulated …

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