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Trillium debuts on-site power generation for battery electric fleets

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Trillium’s on-site power generation helps prevent over reliance on grid electricity Trillium a leading provider in alternative fuels systems and renewable fuels, is now offering on-site power generation for battery electric buses (BEBs). Trillium unveiled its latest innovative solution at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 2018 Annual Meeting in …

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VDL to use Openmatics connectivity platform

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More than 300 of VDL’s buses will utilise the Openmatics platform by the end of this year Openmatics has been chosen as the official connectivity platform provider for VDL Bus & Coach, a Dutch vehicle manufacturer of buses and coaches. The open platform including API (application programming interface) and SDK …

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Utah launches zero-emission transit in Salt Lake City with buses from New Flyer

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New Flyer will provide five of its 40-foot Xcelsior CHARGE buses New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced that the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has awarded New Flyer a contract for …

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TransLink orders two Xcelsior Charge buses

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The order for the two buses was facilitated by CUTRIC New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has announced a new contract with the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) for …

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New Flyer pledges to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero

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The pledge aims to have zero emission vehicles dominate new sales by 2040 New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has signed on to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero (D2Z) pledge in …

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ZF electrifies buses in London and the US

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Buses in both countries will utilise ZF’s AxTrax AVE electric portal axle ZF is highlighting two market successes for its tried-and-tested AxTrax AVE electric portal axle. Firstly, 31 of the famous red London double-decker buses will be equipped with this technology and glide through the city powered solely by electricity. …

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Alstom’s hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony

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A full tank provides Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell trains with a 1,000-km range Alstom has premiered the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train. The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to …

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Bombardier Transportation presents new battery-operated train

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Bombardier’s new battery train is the first like it to operate in Europe for 60 years Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise – the new battery-operated train from Bombardier Transportation, which has been introduced to the public for the first time, scores with these features. A group maiden voyage with the Bombardier …

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New York governor to invest Volkswagen settlement in clean vehicles

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The funds will provide for new electric buses and charging infrastructure New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the state will utilise the US$127.7 million received from the 2016 Volkswagen settlement to dramatically increase the number of electric vehicles and other clean vehicles in the state. Covered vehicles include …

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Scotland to provide additional funds for low carbon programme

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The funding will be spent on electric buses and charging infrastructure Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a GBP16.7 million (US$21.4 million) of additional funding to help Scotland lead the way in transforming to a low carbon country. Last year’s Programme for Government committed to set ambitious targets to …

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