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27 Feb 2017

UITP MONTREAL SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON DIGITALIZATION

UITP MONTREAL SUMMIT TO FOCUS ON DIGITALIZATION Two trends that are promising to transform the world of urban mobility, mobility as a service and digitalization, will be under the spotlight at the upcoming UITP Global Public Transport Summit May 15 to 17 in Montréal. The Global Public Transport Summit, organized by UITP (the International Association of Public Transport), will focus in total on seven key trends and themes affecting urban mobility, under the slogan “Lead the TRANSITion,” reflecting the rapid changes underway in urban mobility.

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25 Feb 2017

MICROVAST CLAIMS DELIVERY OF MORE THAN 7,500 ELECTRIC BUS BATTERY PACKS IN 2016

MICROVAST CLAIMS DELIVERY OF MORE THAN 7,500 ELECTRIC BUS BATTERY PACKS IN 2016 Founded in 2006, Microvast says to be a fast-growing market leader in design, development and manufacturing of ultra-fast charging, long-life battery power systems with superior safety for electric vehicles. Specifically designed to address the critical constraints currently facing electric vehicle development, our electric vehicle battery system solution paves the way for mass adoption of electric vehicles.

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22 Feb 2017

EIB TO FUND BRT FOR LAS PALMAS

EIB TO FUND BRT FOR LAS PALMAS The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a € 50m loan with the municipality of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) and municipal transport company, Guaguas, for the installation of a new bus rapid transit (BRT) infrastructure. The loan has an Investment Plan for Europe guarantee, and work on the high-capacity line will begin over the next quarter, with the aim of building 11.7 km of roadway dedicated to bus transport.

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