Home / Tag Archives: Bus

Tag Archives: Bus

TransLink orders two Xcelsior Charge buses

Electrans 21092018 3

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 …

Read More »

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

Electrans 20092018 3

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 …

Read More »

ZF electrifies buses in London and the US

Electrans 20092018 2

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. …

Read More »

New York governor to invest Volkswagen settlement in clean vehicles

Electrans 06092018 4

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 …

Read More »

Proterra applauds recipients of funding for zero-emission battery-electric buses

Electrans 28082018 2

US$35.6 million of funding will be spent on Proterra’s electric buses and related infrastructure Proterra, an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has announced that 23 US transit agencies have won Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grants (Low-No) for Proterra battery-electric buses and charging infrastructure. A …

Read More »

New Flyer strikes two EV deals

An Xcelsior CHARGE

New Flyer will become the first company outside Volvo to join OppCharge in America Canadian bus maker New Flyer has made new announcements about its electric vehicle operations. Firstly, New Flyer, along with subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc., the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in …

Read More »

Volvo to deliver seven electric hybrid buses to Grudziadz in Poland

Electrans 27082018 2

The order brings the number of buses sold by Volvo in Poland to 112 The city of Grudziadz in northern Poland has ordered seven Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses. This is the second order for Volvo’s electric hybrid buses in Poland. Earlier this year Inowroclaw ordered eight electric hybrids and …

Read More »

Quebec orders nearly 500 more electric-hybrid systems from BAE Systems

Electrans 15082018 4

The deal will help Quebec save 20 million gallons of fuel and 215,000 tonnes of CO2 per year BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, has announced that the Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec (ATUQ) ordered 497 electric-hybrid buses using the …

Read More »

EDI reveals new school bus drivetrain

Electrans 15082018 2

The new EV drivetrain rounds out EDI’s North American school bus portfolio Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, has announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev, ideally suited for Type-A school buses. The Class-4 offering rounds …

Read More »