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Heliox fast-charges double-deckers in New Zealand

Heliox will help charge New Zealand's buses

Heliox will supply chargers for New Zealand’s first fully electrified bus fleet Heliox will supply eight fast chargers for 10 electric buses. Delivery is scheduled for July 2018. The project sets the beginning of the first fully electric bus fleet in New Zealand. The e-buses are operated by Tranzit and will …

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ABB provides fast charging in Denmark

ABB bus

ABB will provide fast charging solutions for a Danish city’s first e-buses Local bus operator Busselskabet Aarhus Sporveje has selected ABB’s complete fast charging solution to power the first e-buses in Aarhus, Denmark. The order includes four electric buses from Volvo, OppCharge fast charger and four ABB HVC-Overnight Chargers for installation …

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Scania pairs with Haylion on autonomous EVs

Scania and Haylion sign a collaborative agreement.

Bus and truck manufacturer will work with China’s Haylion to develop and test autonomous systems and electrification Swedish truck and bus specialist Scania has announced it will collaborate with China’s Haylion Technologies, joining forces to investigate “mainly electrified” vehicles, autonomous driving and urban bus transport. Together the two intend to …

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NTU and BlueSG test fast-charging shuttle

Bluetram shuttle. Source: Blue Solutions.

BlueSG’s Bluetram concept launched in Singapore and will be tested on the NTU campus over two years BlueSG, the ride-sharing arm of France’s Bolloré Group, is adding to its electric transportation services in Singapore, with the launch of the country’s first flash-charging electric shuttle last week. Developed between Blue Solutions, …

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New York to test electric buses

New Flyer's Xcelsior battery electric bus

New York launches evaluation program using advanced Xcelsior buses from New Flyer Beginning this month, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), is to launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, 40ft heavy-duty transit …

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World C40 Cities initiative for all-electric buses by 2025

Mayors attend the C40 summit. (L-R) Secretary Wong of Hong Kong,  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Tokyo mayor Yuriko Koike, Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala

Leaders of 12 cities across the world have signed a pledge to only buy all-electric buses to support the goals of the 2015 Paris climate agreement. The mayors and leaders of London, Paris, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico City, Milan, Seattle, Auckland & Cape Town have all signed …

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