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Three additional eCitaro emission-free buses added to Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr portfolio

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The new routes will connect recently developed districts to Mannheim German transport firm Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr (rnv) has taken on an additional three eCitaro electric buses and will create two electric bus routes in Mannheim, extending the local transport network. The three new Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses will be run by the transport …

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San Francisco airport equipped with six Proterra e-buses

Proterra Catalyst E2 electric bus

The Proterra Catalyst buses will remove more than 23 million pounds of GHG emissions over 12 years San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has purchased six 40-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses and three 60 kW Proterra plug-in chargers, joining a growing list of airports across North America. The new battery-electric …

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ZF announces new central e-drive for commercial vehicles in China

ZF electric central drive

The new electric central drive will be manufactured entirely in China ZF has joined China’s efforts to electrify its public transport and distribution logistics by supplying a new electric central drive for buses and medium-duty trucks. The new unit was developed in China by a local ZF development team to …

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New Flyer builds bus charger system in New York

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The New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions system is New York’s first interoperable, on-route charger solution for transit buses New Flyer of America has announced that New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions has successfully deployed two rapid, on-route chargers along New York City Transit Authority’s (NYCT) M42 route. This marks completion of the first …

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Mercedes Benz receives record breaking 56 eCitaro order

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The new order means that a fifth of Wiesbaden’s buses will be electric Mercedes‑Benz has received a record-breaking order for the eCitaro electric urban bus. This massive order comes from the public transport company ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft from Wiesbaden in Germany’s Hesse region. As a provider of comprehensive electromobility solutions, Mercedes‑Benz …

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Ballard signs supply agreement with Norled for fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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Norled’s ferry is expected to the world’s first liquid hydrogen fuel cell ferry operating commercially Ballard Power Systems has signed an equipment supply agreement (ESA) with Norled AS, one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two of the company’s next-generation 200 kW modules that will be …

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ABB electric fast chargers creating a greener Gothenburg

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Public transport operator GS Buss has ordered fast chargers from ABB ABB has won an order to supply high-power electric chargers for 30 fully electric buses in the City of Gothenburg, Sweden, a city committed to the development and testing of solutions for sustainable public transport. The chargers from ABB …

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University of Georgia purchases twenty 40-foot Catalyst E2 buses from Proterra

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The Proterra buses will help the University save 2.5 million gallons of diesel over 12 years Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the University of Georgia has placed an order for twenty 40-foot Catalyst E2 buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology and fourteen 125-kW Proterra PCS chargers. …

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ABB powers future for sustainable public transport pilot in Hamburg

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ABB will supply 44 high power chargers as part of the project With the aim to achieve full electrification of its bus fleet by 2030, German public transport operator Hamburger Hochbahn AG has called on the expertise of ABB, as the global leader in infrastructure for electric vehicle charging. Pioneering …

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