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12 September 2022

Navya sells 8 self-driving shuttles in the US

Navya has signed a contract in the US with autonomous mobility provider Beep, concerning the sale of 8 autonomous shuttles. With this new order Beep will significantly increase its fleet size of Navya self-driving shuttles up 22 vehicles. This will...
Navya US Beep
27 July 2022

All New Retrofit ‘Solar Bus Kit’ from Sono Group

The Munich-based (Germany) OEM Sono Motors celebrated the debut of the world’s first affordable solar electric vehicle (SEV), the Sion, and the unveiling of its novel ‘Solar Bus Kit’, a scalable B2B retrofit solar panel solution for city buses that...
Sono 1
19 July 2022

Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in Optibus

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB invests in Optibus Ltd, a software company for efficient sustainable bus operations, that develops and provides optimization software for public transportation planning and management. According to Volvo this investment...
Volvo optibus
19 July 2022

BYD double decker coach passes FTA durability testing

January 2020 Chinese manufacturer BYD introduced the C10MS battery electric double decker bus. Now the model has passed the FTA durability test. With this achievement BYD claims it has delivered the first battery electric double decker bus that...
BYD C10MS
28 June 2022

Rocsys unveils robotic charging on America's first public charging station

Rocsys, the world’s first provider of autonomous charging solutions powered by robotics and artificial intelligence, will demonstrate autonomous charging at Electric Island in Portland (US), America's first public charging station for commercial and...
Rocsys portland
10 June 2022

Electric bus solutions for the global market: new MAN e-chassis

MAN Truck & Bus will in future be offering an eBus chassis for the global market. This is based on proven technologies from the Lion's City E for which MAN already received orders for a total of over 1,000 buses from many European countries. With the...
MAN e-chassis
24 May 2022

Meritor to acquire Siemens Commercial Vehicles Electric Propulsion Business

Automotive supplier Meritor announced the intention to acquire Siemens Commercial Vehicles Business for approximately €190 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close by calendar year-end, subject to regulatory approvals and customary...
Meritor Siemens
22 February 2022

MTRWestern and ABC Travel 1700 miles in Van Hool CX45E

ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport vehicles in the USA and Canada, has recently completed an unprecedented long-distance road trip with customer, MTRWestern a leading charter bus, and shuttle...
Van Hool
20 December 2021

New Proterra EV battery factory in South Carolina

As demand for commercial electric vehicles continues to grow, Proterra Inc announced plans to open a new EV battery system manufacturing plant in South Carolina to produce battery systems for Proterra Powered customers’ commercial electric vehicles...
Proterra battery factory
17 November 2021

Van Hool introduces world's first electric double-decker coach

To mark the anniversary of the Van Hool double-decker coach, celebrating its 40'th birthday, the Belgium company introduces an electric double-decker, the TDX25E. It is exactly one year ago Van Hool shipped the first 100% electric coach, the CX45E...
Van Hool TDX25e
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