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4Fleets, the platform for innovation in bus fleet maintenance

Digigroup Informatica presents 4Fleets, an innovative web platform that optimize fleet maintenance process using the industry-standard TiGR (Telematics for intelligent Garage in Real Time) communication protocol recently introduced in the European bus marketplace. The role of the TiGR protocol TiGR …

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The e-bus market in India has grown 65% in 2022

The electric market in India is growing in a major way. According to the study of carried out by Ev Reporter during 2022, sales of electric vehicles in the Asian country exceeded one million units for the first time, touching 1,054,938, effectively tripling the sales recorded in 2021: 344,495 sales….

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The e-bus market in India has grown 65% in 2022

The electric market in India is growing in a major way. According to the study of carried out by Ev Reporter during 2022, sales of electric vehicles in the Asian country exceeded one million units for the first time, touching 1,054,938, effectively tripling the sales recorded in 2021: 344,495 sales….

Cybersecurity, Twaice gets Tisax certification

Twaice gets the Tisax label for cybersecurity in the automotive industry. In fact, the battery analysis software provider announces that it has obtained Tisax certification for cybersecurity in the automotive industry. Tisax, which stands for “Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange,&…
ITS

ForCity, the new Skoda tram for Bonn

2023 begins with an important new development for the rail rolling stock fleet of SWB, the company that operates public transport in Bonn, Germany, a city of 330,000 inhabitants located in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. In fact, the first of 26 ForCity Smart trams ordered in December 2019 from…

Electric Bus

The e-bus market in India has grown 65% in 2022

The electric market in India is growing in a major way. According to the study of carried out by Ev Reporter during 2022, sales of electric vehicles in the Asian country exceeded one million units for the first time, touching 1,054,938, effectively tripling the sales recorded in 2021: 344,495 sales….

USA, BYD has sold two e-buses in Annapolis (Maryland)

The City of Annapolis has announced the purchase of two BYD K7M battery-electric transit buses, which will be the first in its transit fleet. The BYD K7M can accommodate up to 22 passengers and has two optional positions for wheelchairs compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. BYD buses a…

Fuel Cell

Soon to be approved Safra’s first hydrogen retrofit kit

After announcing it in October 2022 at the Autocar Expo show, Safra is set to unveil its first hydrogen retrofit kit during Hyvolution, scheduled for Paris Porte de Versailles Feb. 1 and 2.Announced last October at Autocar Expo, the company is now in the running for approval. The H2 retrofit kit pro…

Wiesbaden is retiring fuel cell buses from operations

Wiesbaden has halted its fuel cell bus project. Ten fuel cell buses are set to be retired, a year after delivery. The publicly owned transport company’s €2.3m ($2.44m) filling station is reportedly no more operational since some time. The news is reported on local media Frankfurter Allgemeine and su…

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Infrastructure

Oslo funds fast charging for heavy electric vehicles

Oslo has launched a grant scheme to support the installation of charging stations for electric buses (and trucks) in the Norwegian capital. The first round of funding through the “Climate and Energy Fund” saw Oslo bear up to 80 percent of the installation costs. So far, 28 new fast charg…

Shell takes over German chargers provider SBRS

Shell Deutschland has signed an agreement with Schaltbau Holding AG to buy 100% stake in SBRS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Schaltbau Holding AG (a provider of charging infrastructure solutions for commercial electric vehicles, including e-buses, e-trucks and e-vans). The transaction is expected to …

Sustainable Bus Tour

‘Energy transition out of city centers’: VIDEO AVAILABLE for the web event featuring Busworld, Transdev, Arriva, Flixbus, Iveco Bus, Twaice, ChargePoint

On Friday 28th October we have organized the web event ‘Energy transition out of city center‘, part of the second edition of the Sustainable Bus Tour. Reason of such a topic is simple : in the public transport world, out of cities the commitment to energy transition goes along with quest…

Components

Soon to be approved Safra’s first hydrogen retrofit kit

After announcing it in October 2022 at the Autocar Expo show, Safra is set to unveil its first hydrogen retrofit kit during Hyvolution, scheduled for Paris Porte de Versailles Feb. 1 and 2.Announced last October at Autocar Expo, the company is now in the running for approval. The H2 retrofit kit pro…

CNG & LNG

Cybersecurity, Twaice gets Tisax certification

Twaice gets the Tisax label for cybersecurity in the automotive industry. In fact, the battery analysis software provider announces that it has obtained Tisax certification for cybersecurity in the automotive industry. Tisax, which stands for “Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange,&…
ITS

Alternative drive coach

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…

Trolleybus and tramway

ForCity, the new Skoda tram for Bonn

2023 begins with an important new development for the rail rolling stock fleet of SWB, the company that operates public transport in Bonn, Germany, a city of 330,000 inhabitants located in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. In fact, the first of 26 ForCity Smart trams ordered in December 2019 from…

Milan-Seregno tramway: work to begin in March

On Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the Metropolitan City of Milan signed a contract with the company C.M.C. Ravenna for the construction of the new Milan-Seregno tramway (with an intermediate stop in Desio). The first construction site is scheduled to start on March 15, 2023. The signed agreement calls f…

302 line extension to Bochum in service. With Variobahn

The year 2023 is the best start for Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Straßenbahnen AG (BoGeStra), a major German transport operator that operates the networks in Bochum, Gelsenkirken and Herne, cities in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of West Germany. After 15 months of construction work, the new 820-metre…

Busworld lands in North America on 4-6 February

The first time of Busworld in North America. Early February will see the very first edition of Busworld North America in Detroit (and Sustainable Bus editorial team will be attending!). The first edition of Busworld dates back in November 1971 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Today, Busworld organizes bus and …