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FIRST BYD EBUSES IN ITALY
Three ebuses arrived in the Piazza Castello in Turin to be met by an audience of civic leaders and officials including the President of the Piedmont Region Sergio Chiamparino, the Mayor of Turin Chiara Appendino and The Piedmont operator GTT's President and CEO Walter Ceresa.Read article
PROTERRA TRAVELS OVER 1100 MILES WITHOUT RECHARGING
A 40-foot (12.19-meter) electric bus from Proterra Inc. traveled recently 1,101.2 miles (1,772.21 km) at low speed without recharging, cruising to a new electric vehicle range recor, the California manufacturer said on Tuesday.Read article
MUCH DAIMLER BUS NEWS AT BUSWORLD KORTRIJK 2017
Daimler Buses will be launching a lot of news at the coming Kortrijk Busworld exhibition. A world premiere will be the Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid.
The premiere of the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo RHD high-deck touring coach will bring a new star in the bus landscape. Also new is the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter City 45 minibus.
VOLVO RECEIVES LARGEST EVER ORDER OF FULLY ELECTRIC BUSES
Volvo Buses has secured its largest ever order of fully electric buses. Tide Buss has placed an order for 25 Volvo 7900 Electric buses for the city of Trondheim, Norway. Public transportation administration company AtB in Trondheim leads the way in the introduction of alternative propulsion technologies. In 2010 they were among the first in Europe to order hybrid buses from Volvo.Read article
BALLARD FUEL CELL ENGINES FOR VAN HOOL TRAMBUSES
Van Hool, a Ballard partner in Europe, will be building eight ExquiCity tram-buses which will be energized using the aforementioned fuel cell engines during the second half of 2019.Read article