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BVG orders electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses

An electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro

BVG has ordered 15 electric buses from Mercedes-Benz Germany’s largest bus operator and transport authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has ordered 15 fully electric-powered Mercedes-Benz Citaros to ‘enter the electric era’, just months before the product makes its official international debut. Head of Daimler Buses Till Oberwörder said: “We are very pleased …

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Daimler establishes Automated Truck R&D facility

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Daimler Trucks is establishing an Automated Truck Research and Development Centre to test automated driving tech Daimler Trucks & Buses is strengthening its market-leading efforts for automated trucks and buses with its new Automated Truck Research & Development Centre in Portland, Oregon, in the US. This innovation facility is already working in …

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Daimler Trucks creates e-mobility unit to accelerate electric shift

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Daimler Trucks has launched a new e-mobility unit to bundle efforts from its five divisions and speed development of battery-powered engines for trucks and buses Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organisation for e-mobility, including a new leadership function. During the Capital Market & Technology Days in the US, Daimler …

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Clean Motion and Fortum Energy to jointly develop battery swap systems for EVs

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Clean energy provider Fortum will work with Clean Motion to offer sustainable mobility solutions through a battery swap system Fortum has signed an agreement with Swedish light electric vehicles manufacturer Clean Motion to jointly develop a battery swap system tailored specially for light electric vehicles. The primary target market for …

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Corvus supplies shore stations with Orca Energy ESS

Some of Fjord1's electric ferries

Norway’s shore stations to be fitted with Orca Energy ESS to charge Fjord1 hybrid-electric ferries Corvus Energy’s Orca Energy ESS has been selected by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply the Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the shore stations at Brekstad and Valset, Norway. Each shore station will have a …

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Efficient Drivetrains receives PHEV bus order for city of Kunming

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Efficient Drivetrains receives order for 30 PHEV bus drivetrain systems from Chinese city Kunming Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, announced that they have received a production order for PHEV bus drivetrain systems from the city of Kunming, …

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Heliox fast-charges double-deckers in New Zealand

Heliox will help charge New Zealand's buses

Heliox will supply chargers for New Zealand’s first fully electrified bus fleet Heliox will supply eight fast chargers for 10 electric buses. Delivery is scheduled for July 2018. The project sets the beginning of the first fully electric bus fleet in New Zealand. The e-buses are operated by Tranzit and will …

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