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Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Cutaway models

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Lightning Systems new drivetrain can provide a 110-mile range Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, has announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Ford E-450 Cutaway. The new Lightning Electric models for the Ford E-450 will be available in 14,500-pound …

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Utah launches zero-emission transit in Salt Lake City with buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer will provide five of its 40-foot Xcelsior CHARGE buses New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced that the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has awarded New Flyer a contract for …

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Proterra introduces Apex vehicle intelligence system

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Apex is Proterra’s cloud-based monitoring system for EVs Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has given attendees at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting in Nashville a glimpse at the next level for smart, connected, electric transit with the introduction of the Proterra APEX connected vehicle …

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Groupe Renault unveils France’s first Smart Island on Belle-Île-En-Mer

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Belle-Île-en-Mer residents can hire Renault ZOE and Kangoo ZE EVs Groupe Renault has unveiled a brand new joint project known as FlexMob’île, in association with its partners, the Belle-Île-en-Mer Community of Communes, Morbihan Energies, Les Cars Bleus and Enedis. The aim of this smart electric ecosystem is to facilitate the …

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TransLink orders two Xcelsior Charge buses

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The order for the two buses was facilitated by CUTRIC New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced a new contract with the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) for …

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Peugeot unveils vision of future with e-Legend concept

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The Peugeot e-Legend concept has a 600-km range Peugeot will unveil its vision for the future of mobility at this year’s Paris Motor Show (October 4-14) – a 100% autonomous, electric and connected vehicle called the e-Legend concept. As the automotive industry undergoes a transition in energy and fuel types, …

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New Flyer pledges to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero

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The pledge aims to have zero emission vehicles dominate new sales by 2040 New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has signed on to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero (D2Z) pledge in …

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ZF electrifies buses in London and the US

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Buses in both countries will utilise ZF’s AxTrax AVE electric portal axle ZF is highlighting two market successes for its tried-and-tested AxTrax AVE electric portal axle. Firstly, 31 of the famous red London double-decker buses will be equipped with this technology and glide through the city powered solely by electricity. …

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