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ABB provides fast charging in Denmark

ABB bus

ABB will provide fast charging solutions for a Danish city’s first e-buses Local bus operator Busselskabet Aarhus Sporveje has selected ABB’s complete fast charging solution to power the first e-buses in Aarhus, Denmark. The order includes four electric buses from Volvo, OppCharge fast charger and four ABB HVC-Overnight Chargers for installation …

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BYD, US Hybrid develop first-ever hydrogen electric bus

BYD bus

BYD will supply a hydrogen-electric bus to Honolulu airport BYD has teamed with powertrain specialist US Hybrid Corporation to develop a hydrogen-electric bus, which will serve Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. BYD (Build Your Dreams), the largest electric bus manufacturer in North America and the largest electric vehicle company …

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MCI electric coach hits North American highways

ICE-powered MCI J4500.

The long-range, all-electric J4500e coach is scheduled for full production in January 2020 Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of Canada’s New Flyer Industries, has announced that its all-electric J4500e prototype successfully completed a phase one testing. The coach demonstrated a flawless run at low and high speeds up to …

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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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