USA The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) board of directors approved a contract with BYD Motors for the manufacture and delivery of up to 25 new allelectric buses as part of a $30m […]
AUSTRIA A Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE electric bus has entered service in the city of Klagenfurt. Municipallyowned Stadtwerke Klagenfurt purchased the vehicle as a part of a European Union project called Cemobil. Solaris electric bus […]
Electric buses to replace ageing fleet of specialist vehicles by July 2014 NETHERLANDS BYD is to supply a new fleet of 35 electric buses to transfer passengers between the terminals and aircraft at Amsterdam’s Schiphol […]
Trials show furthest range after one full charge of any electric bus POLAND After a two-week successful trial in Warsaw, BYD’s pure electric ebus has now started a trials programme in Poland’s second city – […]
Electric fleet part of larger project to attract commuters to using public transport SWEDEN Volvo is set to launch a fleet of silent, electric buses in Gothenburg, as part of the city’s aim to become […]
Six electric vehicles are planned for development during the twoyear trial project in Poland POLAND A Chinese electric vehicle consortium led by the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) has signed agreements to help develop an […]
Bombardier is set to extend its presence in the bus market as a provider of wireless charging technology.
Eight new vehicles set for service by summer 2013 Arriva the Shires has joined a project to replace its diesel buses with all-electric vehicles on a service in Milton Keynes by summer 2013.
URUGUAY The Uruguayan President José Mujica recently signed a contract with Chinese manufacturer BYD and Buquebus to begin bringing 500 electric buses to Uruguay. Buquebus is the largest tourism transport company in Uruguay, carrying more […]