OREGON’S LTD BUYS 11 NEW FLYER XCELSIOR CHARGE BATTERY BUSES
New Flyer announced that the Lane Transit District (LTD) has awarded American based New Flyer a contract for 11 Xcelsior Charge battery-electric forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses, including
seven ABB depot chargers to support electric bus infrastructure development.
MERCEDES-BENZ ECITARO IS NOW A 'BLUE ANGEL'
The Blue Angel is the ecolabel of the federal government of Germany since 1978. The Blue Angel sets standards for environmentally friendly product design. The ecolabel exists for 40 years and is regarded as a reliable guide for a more sustainable consumption. Mercedes-Benz has now delivered the first “Bleu Angel” eCitaro's to the German city of Jena.Read article
VDL ENTERS ITALY WITH 4 CITEA SLF-120 ELECTRIC FOR MALPENSA AIRPORT
The 4 VDL Citea SLF-120 Electric buses will run between the car parks, terminals 1 and 2, and Cargo City at Milano-Malpensa airport but not on the airfield at Milano-Malpensa itself. Milano-Malpensa International Airport is located about 45 kilometres northwest of central Milan. It is the largest cargo airport in Italy. The buses will be used around the clock, with one vehicle also continuing to drive at night.Read article
ABB AND ASHOK LEYLAND TEAM UP FOR GREENER ELECTRIC BUSES
Ashok Leyland, flagship of Hinduja Group, and ABB Power Products and Systems India Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to expand the eco-system for efficient and greener electric bus transportation systems in India. The MoU outlines a partnership to develop a pilot electric bus based on ABB’s flash-charge technology, TOSA, which tops up the battery in just seconds.Read article
IRIZAR E-MOBILITY ALL GREEN ENERGY ELECTROMOBILITY FACTORY
With the opening and commissioning of the largest photovoltaic solar farm in the Basque Country (Spain) Irizar e-mobility has become the first green energy electromobility factory in Europe. This Ekian solar farm will supply the electricity for the Irizar factory. As a result the Irizar Group is one of the largest investors in the solar farm with the acquisition of 3 MW.Read article