Pilot Company & Volvo Group Partner To Build National Public Heavy-Duty Charging Network

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 01:00:47 +0000

The Volvo Group and Pilot Company, the biggest travel center operator in North America, have signed a Letter of Intent in a partnership to build a nationwide public charging network to support the expansion of the battery-powered Volvo VNR Electric trucks. Pilot Company plans to deploy high-performance charging infrastructure at selected Pilot and Flying J […]

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BYD Unleashes “Achiever” in Texas, As SF Receives Its Third Electric School Bus

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 23:15:23 +0000

It is called the ‘Achiever’ for good reason. The radical looking school bus — already attractive to the students who will use it — looks like it came straight out of a sci-fi movie set. It was revealed at the ‘Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs (TSD) Conference in Frisco, Texas, just recently. The […]

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Electreon & Eurovia To Demonstrate Dynamic Electric Vehicle Charging On German Autobahn

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 19:15:11 +0000

ElectreonEurovia and Electreon have announced their second joint project, E|MPOWER, on the German Autobahn. The partnership will provide a 1-km section of the Autobahn in Northern Bavaria with Electreon’s wireless Electric Road System (ERS) technology. Eurovia is a subsidiary of VINCI Construction and is one of the world’s main transport infrastructure construction and urban development […]

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Mauritius’ Light Rail Transit (LRT) System, The Metro Express

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 00:30:36 +0000

Mauritius’ Metro Express is the first investment in train travel in the country since the old train lines were closed in the 1960s. The Light Rail Transit’s (LRT) website says the Metro Express aims to reduce the use of private motor vehicles as well as offer the Mauritian public an environmentally responsible alternative public transport […]

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Solaris Sells 18 More Electric Buses To Cracow

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 20:05:57 +0000

Once again, European cities are outperforming American ones on the electrification of bus transit. I’ve talked about this before, but nothing has changed and they’re pulling even further ahead. Electric bus manufacturer Solaris recently sold another 18 articulated electric vehicles to public transport operator Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacyjne (MPK) in Cracow. The contract was worth over […]

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New Research: Economic Viability Of EVs Is Strong & Improving In Many Developing Countries

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 15:00:36 +0000

The World Bank has just released a new research study on how developing countries can transition to electric mobility. The in-depth 228-page study explores cost-effective starting points for developing countries to meet electrification goals and to come in line with a net-zero carbon trajectory. Some of the starting points explored in the research are electric […]

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Argonne & Oak Ridge National Laboratories Collaborate With Wabtec on Hydrogen-Powered Trains

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 10:00:57 +0000

100% battery electric locomotive FLXdrive WabtecHydrogen-powered trains on track to decarbonize the rail industry.

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Electric Bus Boom: Northern Ireland Buying 100 Electric Buses

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 04:55:34 +0000

The UK’s Translink has announced that it is excited about the Department for Infrastructure providing £88 million in funding to buy 100 zero-emission electric buses as well as EV charging infrastructure to support them. Translink says this “will be transformational in delivering a zero emission transport future for Northern Ireland.” Wrightbus will be supplying the […]

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Wiener Linien Orders 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Buses for Vienna

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 18:30:16 +0000

Mercedes-Benz eCitaroThe Wiener Linien transport company has ordered 60 Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric buses to run in the bustling metropolis of Vienna. This purchase will help the Austrian city to reduce its local emissions with low-floor buses that produce zero emissions, with deliveries starting next year through 2025. Wiener Linien plans to convert 9 of its more […]

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Ohio State to Develop New Bus Technology Testing Center with $26.5 Million Federal Investment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 23:30:04 +0000

Research will develop zero- and low-emission public transportation buses.

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