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Rosenbauer to develop hybrid electric fire truck with Berlin Fire Department

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Rosenbauer’s fire truck will help Germany meet its carbon-emission goals Rosenbauer Deutschland and the Berlin Fire Department plan to jointly develop a hybrid electric fire engine in the next two years. Representatives from both sides have entered into an “innovation partnership,” which will be responsible for carrying out the project …

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Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses are designed for cities of the future

A Mercedes-Benz eCitaro

Mercedes-Benz’s eCitaro will be delivered at the end of the year Daimler is working on an electric version of its Citaro bus, the upcoming Mercedes-Benz eCitaro. It emits zero local emissions and runs almost silently. It combines the thousand fold proven platform of Mercedes-Benz’ best-selling city bus with new technological …

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BVG orders electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses

An electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro

BVG has ordered 15 electric buses from Mercedes-Benz Germany’s largest bus operator and transport authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has ordered 15 fully electric-powered Mercedes-Benz Citaros to ‘enter the electric era’, just months before the product makes its official international debut. Head of Daimler Buses Till Oberwörder said: “We are very pleased …

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Uber to bring bike-sharing service JUMP to Europe

Uber JUMP bike

Uber wants to diversify away from its controversial taxi business, but is bike-sharing just another battlefield? Ride-hailing company Uber is bringing its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service to Europe. Uber has had an uneasy relationship with Europe, having official or semi-official bans across a number of cities, which have seen …

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