Cool BYD Electric Bus News from Europe

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2023 14:15:16 +0000

Eleven 12-meter BYD electric buses have just been deployed in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. The project, which included installation of charging infrastructure valued at HUF 2.1 billion ($6,150,962) was done in collaboration with Volánbusz, one of Hungary’s largest public transport operators and the HUMDA (Hungarian Motorsport Development Agency) Green Bus Program. These BYD electric buses will provide […]

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150 Double-Decker Electric Buses From Volvo Headed To UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 00:04:29 +0000

One of the largest double-decker electric bus orders in history just went down in the UK. Stagecoach, one of the UK’s largest coach and bus operators, has ordered 150 electric double-decker electric buses as well as 39 single-decker electric buses from Volvo Buses. This is the largest electric bus order Volvo Buses has ever received. […]

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To Apply, Or Not? EPA’s New Clean School Bus Grant Program, Deciphered

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 30 May 2023 16:35:17 +0000

In general, I love the arms-wide-open, let’s-include-everyone approach to things, whether it’s a social gathering at my house, or a funding program for electric school buses (ESBs). Last year’s rebate program definitely had that spirit; the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean School Bus Program awarded almost one billion to 389 schools and Tribes in year […]

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Blue Bird Opens New Production Facility For Electric School Bus Production

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 21:35:55 +0000

Blue Bird recently unveiled its new Electric Vehicle (EV) Build-up Center in Fort Valley, Georgia. The company repurposed an almost 40,000 sq.ft. facility to accommodate the growing need for electric, zero-emission school buses. At the EV Build-up Center, skilled technicians equip the vehicles with electric batteries and other necessary parts, building them into environmentally friendly […]

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EvChaja & BasiGo Collaborate With Kenya Airways To Facilitate An Electric Bus Ride For The Sustainable Flight Challenge

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 16:35:39 +0000

Kenya Airways (KQ) is participating in the second edition of the Sustainable Flight Challenge (TSFC), an initiative of SkyTeam. The initiative is a friendly competition between SkyTeam member airlines. A Kenyan Airways Boeing 787-800 (B787-8) Dreamliner took off from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol yesterday morning, and was the first Kenya Airways […]

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The First EV Charging Station Connected To Kenya’s New E-Mobility Tariff Has Been Launched

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 25 May 2023 15:35:00 +0000

Kenya’s Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) recently approved new electricity tariffs effective April 1st. As part of this latest tariff review, EPRA introduced a special tariff regime for the electric mobility sector. The new e-mobility tariff has been set at 16 Kenyan shillings for energy consumption up to 15,000 kWh during peak periods and […]

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It’s Now Fairly Easy To Spot Electric Buses On The Streets Of Nairobi

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 22 May 2023 21:43:18 +0000

The transition to electric mobility is gaining momentum around the world. We regularly get updates on sales charts from several markets around the world right here on CleanTechnica. Most of the time, we get good news of record market share for electric vehicles in the new vehicle sales charts in these market updates. It’s great […]

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Maryland Cooks Up Green Hydrogen Scheme To Kill Diesel Buses

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 21:50:14 +0000

green hydrogen fuel cell buses marylandNew bus depot in Maryland blows up the Internet with solar powered green hydrogen production on site.

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Electric Bus Company Solaris Makes Two Announcements

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 15 May 2023 12:42:58 +0000

Solaris, an electric bus company we cover often here (more on that toward the end of the article), recently had two announcements that show the company continuing its fight for mass transit electrification in Europe. In Austria, the company recently struck a deal that will greatly help the city of Lustenau meet its goals. Rheintal […]

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