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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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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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21 Feb 2017

ABB WINS MULTIPLE ORDERS FOR ELECTRIC BUS CHARGING STATIONS

ABB WINS MULTIPLE ORDERS FOR ELECTRIC BUS CHARGING STATIONS ABB’s Electrification Products division has won a series of three orders to deliver its state-of-the-art fast-charging systems to customers in Europe and North America. All of the orders are for OppCharge charging stations, configured to operate with all-electric or hybrid-electric vehicles manufactured by Volvo Buses.

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