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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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Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium

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Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium Date: 8-9 November, 2018 Location: Cologne, Germany Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium is the world’s leading international conference dedicated to ultra-low-emission aircraft technology and full-electric flight possibilities. The two-day event will cover all aspects of aerospace activity, from general aviation and smaller regional …

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Mercedes-Benz prepares US suppliers for the next generation SUVs

Participants of the MBUSI Supplier Forum 2018

Mercedes-Benz will present plug-in hybrid SUVs later this year Purchasing and operation leaders of Mercedes-Benz Cars and Mercedes-Benz US International (MBUSI) met with representatives from 240 suppliers at the company’s annual Supplier Forum in June. MBUSI has held supplier forums such as this one to orient its suppliers to expectations …

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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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Akasol battery to power Evobus Citaro E-CELL

EvoBus Citaro

Germany’s Akasol supplies lithium-ion battery systems for Daimler subsidiary EvoBus EvoBus’ new electric bus model, the Citaro, will be launched in September 2018, and will be equipped with up to ten of Akasol’s AKASYSTEM OEM battery packs, the manufacturers have announced. “We’re working on this together with Akasol’s experts. Based …

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Telekom to turn 12,000 German distribution cabinets into EV chargers

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Deutsche Telekom aims to have the first batch of EV chargers working by the end of this year European telecoms Deutsche Telekom will be upgrading 12,000 distribution cabinets in Germany over the coming years in order to repurpose them as EV charging stations. According to a report from Germany’s Automobilwoche, …

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