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

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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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First of 15 fully-electric Mercedes Benz eCitaro buses delivered to Berlin

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The eCitaros have a guaranteed range of 150 km The Berlin transport company BVG is now driving emissions-free at a local level with a fully-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro. The first of the 15 urban buses have officially been handed over. Head of Daimler Buses Till Oberwörder handed over the key of …

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Fortum and Oslo working on world’s first wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis

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Oslo is aiming to make its taxis emissions free by 2023 Clean energy company Fortum is in co-operation with the City of Oslo and US company Momentum Dynamics to build a wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis in the Norwegian capital. The project aims to install wireless charging using induction technology. …

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