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Electric bus, main fleets and projects around the world

Electric bus adoption in public transport urban fleet is growing all over the world. It started in China, and it has taken a few years for other regions to start the transition. But now Europe is booming: the year 2019 will be remembered as the year when the electric bus sales volumes definitiv…

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First hydrogen buses in Slovakia to be delivered by Solaris in July 2023

As, based on local press coverage, we have anticipated a few days ago, the Slovakian carrier Dopravný podnik Bratislava (DPB) has opted for four hydrogen buses to be manufactured and delivered by Solaris. This is the first order placed under a framework agreement. In the long run, up to 40 Solaris U…

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First hydrogen buses in Slovakia to be delivered by Solaris in July 2023

As, based on local press coverage, we have anticipated a few days ago, the Slovakian carrier Dopravný podnik Bratislava (DPB) has opted for four hydrogen buses to be manufactured and delivered by Solaris. This is the first order placed under a framework agreement. In the long run, up to 40 Solaris U…

First fuel cell bus (by Solaris) delivered in Poland

7 July saw the delivery of the first ever hydrogen public transport bus in Poland. A Solaris Urbino 12 fuel cell bus is being leased by public transport operator Miejskie Zakłady Komunikacji [MZK] in Konin. First fuel cell bus in Poland The Solaris fuel cell bus destined for Konin will cover around …

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Kempower targets to establish operations in the US by end 2023

Kempower’s Board of Directors has approved an update to the company’s growth strategy. The Finnish group targets to establish operations in the United States by the end of the year 2023. This is an advanced timeline compared to the previously published target of 2025. Apart from the updated ta…

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Investment company SKion gets a 20% stake in BMZ

Strategic investment company SKion has acquired a 20% stake in battery supplier BMZ Group. “BMZ is pleased to win SKion as an investor and thus to further expand its positioning in the field of important future topics around the braking of climate change via energy and transport transition&#82…

Milestone of 20,000 bus engines provided by Cummins to Otokar

Cummins and Otokar are celebrating a 16-year long partnership which has seen the delivery of more than 20,000 engines for bus and coach applications. The occasion was marked with the presentation of a celebratory plaque to Otokar from the Cummins team at its engine plant in Darlington, UK. Cummins c…

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The first autonomous fuel cell shuttle is Estonian (by Auve Tech)

An autonomous hydrogen-powered shuttle was presented in Estonia a few weeks ago. It’s made by the local enterprise Auve Tech in cooperation with University of Tartu researchers, in the framework of a cooperation launched in early 2020. The hydrogen shuttle will be called Liisu. The other produ…
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Marc Paczian appointed CCO at Twaice

Marc Paczian joins Twaice’s management board as Chief Customer Officer (CCO), effective immediately. Paczian, who joined Twaice from Dropbox in July 2021, has till now been VP Solution Engineering, a role that is extensively involved in technologies for sustainable renewable energy. After only…
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The first electric FlixBus arrives in Portugal

While waiting to focus heavily on hydrogen, FlixBus also goes electric. Yes because the operator has launched its first electric bus in Portugal, together with Auto Vicao Feirense. The ebus with the unmistakable green livery with orange details will be used on the intercity route connecting the Brag…

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