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Heliox creates Central and Eastern Europe’s first fast charging network

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Heliox its OC 450 kW chargers for an electricity bus network in the Czech Republic Heliox has provided a fast charging network for the first electric bus network in Ostrava, the Czech Republic. This project is remarkable as it is the first fully electric bus fleet in the Czech Republic …

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Alstom launches the production of on-board transformers in Kazakhstan

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Alstom aims to produce 300 transformers per year in Kazakhstan Alstom has launched production of on-board transformers for the electric locomotives in the EKZ joint venture in Astana, Kazakhstan. Starting the production of on-board transformers EKZ became a significant manufacturer for such components for Alstom globally. The production capacity is …

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Thomas Built Buses to debut EV technology

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Thomas Built Buses’ Saf-T-Liner eC2 will provide an all-electric range of 150 miles Thomas Built Buses will debut leading technologies and innovations at the NAPT trade show October 30. The Thomas Built booth will feature key technological advancements in electrified vehicle technology and the newest diesel engines to hit the …

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Rhode Island Public Transit Authority leases Proterra electric buses

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Rhode Island will use some of the US$14.4 million of VW funding to buy the Proterra buses Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is deploying three 40-foot Proterra Catalyst E2 electric buses. RIPTA unveiled the buses at a …

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New Flyer signs the Transportation Electrification Accord

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The Transportation Electrification Accord is America’s first multi-sector accord New Flyer has signed the Transportation Electrification Accord (TEA). The TEA provides a roadmap to electrification, with a shared vision for an equitable and prosperous future through communicating economic, social, and environmental benefits of electrified transportation. New Flyer joins Fortune 500 companies …

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Yutong Bus supplies 20 electric buses to Macau

Yutong’s buses are specially designed to withstand Macau’s wet weather 20 electric buses developed and manufactured by Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., the world’s leading bus and coach supplier, have begun service in Macau. The delivery of the buses to Melco Resorts & Entertainment raises Yutong’s share of the electric bus …

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