Published on 24.08.2015
Recently, Yutong was given the permit by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to produce fuel cell buses, which have been officially put on the list of new vehicle products. Thus, Yutong becomes China’s first commercial vehicle producer qualified for making fuel cell buses. The permit awarded to Yutong also marks the beginning of commercialization of fuel cell buses in China.
Published on 23.08.2015
The world’s fastest charging electric bus is now operating in the eastern Chinese port city of Ningbo. According to local transportation authorities, the public bus - which was manufactured in Ningbo and runs along a 24-stop, 11 kilometre route - takes as little as 10 seconds to charge up and be ready for the next leg of its journey. Once charged, the bus can run for a distance of 5 kilometres.
Published on 22.08.2015
A 12-liter natural gas engine manufactured by Tedpm s.r.o. Ltd. and equipped with Omnitek’s proprietary natural gas engine management system has received Euro VI emissions certification, according to an Omnitek Engineering Corp. press release. Tedom, an engine and bus manufacturer based in the Czech Republic, is the company’s exclusive OEM customer in the region.
Published on 18.08.2015
COMO Connect in the City of Columbia, Missouri will take delivery of their first of four battery electric transit buses from the global electric vehicle leader BYD Coach & Bus. The first bus will be a full-size 40' transit bus used to experiment on a number of different routes around the city routes. The next three buses that will be delivered to start service December 1, 2015, will be BYD's 30' Electric low floor transit bus that will be used for commuter shuttles, used on COMO Connect, that operate through Columbia's smaller neighbourhood routes, including the downtown orbiter.
Published on 17.08.2015
Transdev Blazefield has announced that the York City Sightseeing service, operated with open-top double-deckers, is to be converted to entirely electric operation over the next 12 months.