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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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Tata Motors to supply 80 electric buses to West Bengal Transport Corporation

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The Tata buses will have a 150-km range on a single charge India’s Tata Motors will supply 80 electric buses to the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC). The company has already supplied 20 Ultra Electric 9/9m AC E-buses, with remaining 20 9/9m AC E-buses scheduled to be delivered by March …

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Nobina and Scania pioneer full length autonomous buses in Sweden

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Nobina and Scania will use two Scania Citywide LF electric buses in the tests Scania and Nobina, the largest public transport operator in the Nordic countries, will collaborate to commence trials of autonomous buses on regular routes in the Stockholm area. “The technology is now sufficiently mature to initiate trials …

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Philadelphia exercises options for additional New Flyer 115 hybrid-electric buses

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Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority’s fleet will be 95% composed of hybrids New Flyer of America, a US subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, is advancing fourth-year production of 115 Xcelsior forty-foot diesel-electric hybrid, heavy-duty transit buses for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). …

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