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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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Volvo receives order for electric buses from Kungsbacka in Sweden

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Kungsbacka is the fourth Swedish city to buy Volvo’s electric buses Volvo Buses has received an order for three all-electric buses and three hybrid buses from KE’s Bussar in Kungsbacka on Sweden’s west coast. This marks the premiere for electrified buses in the city. KE’s Bussar, which handles most of …

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Motiv Power Systems to offer BMW batteries on electric chassis for commercial vehicles

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Motiv will use BMW’s EPIC chassis across its entire range Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses, has announced a supply agreement with Munich-based BMW to integrate BMW’s lithium-ion battery packs into its EPIC chassis. Representing a strong vote of confidence by …

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