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Denmark welcomes charging stations from Siemens

Siemens charging system in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Siemens supplies high-power charging (HPC) stations for electric buses, rated at levels 150kW, 300kW and 450kW Siemens has signed a three-year contract with Danish transport agency Movia to deliver charging stations for electric buses in Denmark. The scope of work includes installation, commissioning, civil engineering works and the Siemens remote monitoring …

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SUN Mobility launches swappable batteries for two, three-wheelers

(L-R) SUN co-founder and vice chairman Chetan Maini and Ashok Leyland managing director Vinod K Dasari.

India’s SUN Mobility launched a swappable battery architecture for two and three-wheeler EVs in Bengaluru Indian battery and charging infrastructure supplier SUN Mobility has launched a new global, interoperable smart mobility solution for two and three-wheeler EVs. Developed at its R&D centre in Bengaluru, the company says its energy infrastructure platform is a …

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Canada launches e-bus project

Source: Nova Bus

Canada to trial fast-charging and electric bus routes in Vancouver, and Brampton and York, Ontario Natural Resources Canada has announced a new C$1.2 million investment in the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority’s (TransLink) demonstration project, covering the installation of overhead charging stations for electric buses in Vancouver. Canada’s two …

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Akasol battery to power Evobus Citaro E-CELL

EvoBus Citaro

Germany’s Akasol supplies lithium-ion battery systems for Daimler subsidiary EvoBus EvoBus’ new electric bus model, the Citaro, will be launched in September 2018, and will be equipped with up to ten of Akasol’s AKASYSTEM OEM battery packs, the manufacturers have announced. “We’re working on this together with Akasol’s experts. Based …

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Volvo and Ekoenergetyka electrify Malmö

Ekoenergetyka charger in Tampere. Finland.

13 fully electric Volvo buses with opportunity charging will enter into operation in Malmö at the end of 2018 Ekoenergetyka will supply the Swedish City of Malmö with three 300-kW quickPOINT City Chargers, providing quick charge to 13 Volvo e-buses, which were ordered last June by bus operator Nobina. The buses …

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Schiphol Airport opens 13-MW bus charging network

VDL Citeas electric buses using Heliox opportunity charge system.

Heliox supplied 109 fast chargers to power 100 e-buses for the world’s largest depot charge network Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has made a commitment to become “one of the most sustainable airports in the world” via a mass rollout of electric buses. The battery-powered buses will be driving in 24/7 operation …

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BMW and Daimler merge mobility services

The moovel on-demand service offered in KVV. mobil app powered by moovel. Bildnachweis/picture credits: Peter Hennrich

The partners plan to combine and expand in the areas of carsharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodality BMW and Daimler have said they will join forces to create “a single source for sustainable urban mobility services.” The companies intend to offer customers a full ecosystem of intelligent mobility services, available …

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