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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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Novonix powers up pilot battery manufacturing programme in Bedford

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The project will receive C$500,000 of support from the Canadian government Clean technology solutions are globally competitive and reduce negative side effects on the environment, while generating economic wealth. Determined to make better, more cost effective, long-life batteries, Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc. is researching new battery chemistries to help …

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ABB to power Iceland’s first electric ferry

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The ferry contains back up diesel generators in case rough weather delays the boat ABB will supply integrated power and electric storage solutions to the Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration’s new ferry that will take 3,600 annual trips in the rough waters between Landeyjahöfn on the mainland and the Westman …

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Nissan e.dams brings its Formula E pace to Mexico

Nissan e.dams brings its Formula E pace to Mexico

The Nissan team will have to deal with challenges caused by the thin air at the high altitude race track Nissan e.dams is taking its Formula E challenge to new heights – literally – after an impressive round in Chile, where the team started on pole and led two-thirds of …

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Canada announces expanded public EV network in British Columbia

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The Canadian government will invest C$1.15 million to build 23 EV chargers in British Columbia Electric and alternative fuel vehicles play a key role in reducing pollution. As Canadians continue to make greener choices, the government of Canada is delivering more options for them to drive where they need to …

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Corvus Energy buys Grenland Energy

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Grenland’s Li-ion batteries are used in the maritime industry Corvus Energy Holding, a supplier of energy storage systems (ESS) to the maritime industry, has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in Grenland Energy AS. Grenland Energy, located in Skien, Norway in the heart of the Grenland region, develops and …

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GeniePoint extends further across England

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GeniePoint will add three new chargers in the South of England ChargePoint Services and Havant Borough Council have partnered to provide electric vehicle charging for drivers in the south of England. Three new GeniePoint Rapid Chargers (50 kW+) have been installed across Havant to enable residents and visitors to the …

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Electricity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

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Volvo Penta will convert an existing diesel ferry to use a battery propulsion system Building on the growing success of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, an all-electric ferry service is to be added to the city’s existing electric bus service. The electric marine propulsion system is being provided by Volvo Penta, who …

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Voltabox receives another major order for trolleybus battery systems

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Voltabox’s batteries will be used in trolleybuses in Switzerland and Italy Voltabox has announced a major order for standardised lithium-ion battery systems for trolleybuses. The newly-developed standard container presents an innovative possibility to efficiently scale trolleybus battery systems. The order was placed by long-term customer Kiepe Electric. The delivery of …

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Audi e-tron charging service goes on-grid

Audi e-tron Charging Service Goes On-Grid

Audi’s e-tron charging service is standardised to make it easier to travel across multiple countries The green light has been given for unlimited, trouble-free electric mobility. The Audi e-tron Charging Service is going on-grid in 10 markets. The service will be rolled out in a further six markets in the …

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