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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.Read article
SUNLONG CNG BUSES FOR BANGKOK
Thailand’s Customs Department has released the first of 489 Compressed Natural Gas buses ordered for the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA), through bus importation company Bestlin Group, which sells CNG buses manufactured by Chinese bus company Sunlong.Read article
MAXWELL TO LOCALIZE ULTRACAPACITOR MODULE PRODUCTION FOR CHINA BUS MARKET
Maxwell Technologies announced a definitive agreement with CRRC Qingdao Sifang Rolling Stock Research Institute Co. Ltd. (CRRC-SRI) to localize manufacturing of its ultracapacitor-based modules for use in the China new energy bus market.Read article
THREE THOUSAND VOLVO HYBRID BUSES SOLD TILL NOW
Volvo’s global drive with electrified buses continues to deliver results, the company.has sold 3000 hybrids, electric hybrids and electric buses to customers in 22 countries in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia till now
Following the introduction of Volvo Buses’ first hybrid buses in 2010, sales have increased steadily at the same time as the product range has undergone continuous development and expansion.
BYD MIGHT DELIVER ELECTRIC BUSES TO ARGENTINA
Chinese electric b us manufacturer BYD has been officially selected as the recommended company by the evaluation committee in Argentina for the purchase of 50 electric buses on behalf of the Ministry of Environment.
The tender was launched as a pilot project for the introduction of electric public transport in different cities throughout the country. The bid evaluation committee chose BYD amongst a pool of 5 bidders for its successful 12-meter electric bus, which is already widely used in cities such as London, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, etc.