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Rampini e-midibus range has flexibility in its DNA

A 8-meter electric midibus offered in the two technologies that are revolutionizing the public transport sector: Eltron and Hydron are, respectively, Rampini’s response to the challenges of the energy transition to electric and hydrogen mobility. Based in the Italian town of Passignano sul Tra…

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63 Solaris mild hybrid buses on their way to Łódź in Poland

Representatives of Solaris and MPK Łódź in Poland signed a contract for the lease of 63 buses with mild hybrid drive. The contract includes servicing and maintenance of the vehicles for a period of 10 years. Deliveries of the 12- and 18-meter low-emission buses are scheduled for the last quarter of …

Electric Bus

Fuel Cell

Another batch of Solaris fuel cell bus headed to Frankfurt

Frankfurt operator In-der-City-Bus GmbH (ICB) has placed an order for 9 Solaris Urbino 18 hydrogen buses. There are already 23 hydrogen-powered Solaris buses running in the metropolis, supplied in 2022 and 2024. Deliveries of the articulated buses from the latest order are scheduled for July 2025. S…

Interviews

“Next-level battery technology is just around the corner”: BorgWarner’s strategies for commercial vehicles, explained by R&D lead Martin Busche

At Mobility Move live in Berlin on 5-7 March 2024, BorgWarner showcases its battery portfolio tailored for electric buses. The company’s three-pillar approach emphasizes innovation, sustainability, and strategic partnerships. BorgWarner has recently announced that it entered a deal with BYD’s …

Infrastructure

Sustainable Bus Tour

End of public transport as we know it? Tune in on 14th December for a videoreporting dealing with on-demand transport and autonomous driving

The landscape of public transport is on the brink of transformation, as technology opens doors to unprecedented flexibility. In our upcoming videoreporting belonging to the Sustainable Bus Tour 2023 initiative, we delve into the intriguing topic: “End of public transport as we know it? On-dema…

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CNG & LNG

Solaris to provide 244 CNG buses (and 110 mild hybrids) in Roma

A few months ago Solaris won tender in Rome for delivery of 110 mild hybrid buses. In last days Solaris has won order for the delivery of 244 CNG buses for the ATAC carrier in Rome (out of a framework agreement for up to 322 vehicles). With the maximum use of options by the ordering party, both cont…

100 CNG-powered Iveco Urbanway are headed to Athens, Greece

Iveco Bus is set to export as many as 100 Urbanway CNG in Athens, Greece. The Greek Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has indeed chosen Iveco Bus for its Urbanway CNG articulated model. This bus runs on compressed natural gas (CNG) and is compatible with biomethane. A total of 100 units buses…

Solaris wins 322 CNG buses and 110 mild hybrid in Rome

Solaris has won both lots of the tender called by Giubileo 2025 spa for a total of 110 hybrid articulated city buses and as many as 322 CNG vehicles, of which 244 are to be supplied immediately plus 78 are subject to the approval of ATAC‘s new Economic and Financial Plan. The news is reported …

Alternative drive coach

Wrightbus to launch a H2 coach in 2026

Jean-Marc Gales, Wrightbus CEO, is quoted by Bus & Coach Buyer as saying that "The concept is ready, the predevelopment work has been done, so we are confident we can launch it in 2026". It's not yet clear if the vehicles will be in-house built or realized in cooperation with bodybuilder partners.

Trolleybus and tramway

Busworld South East Asia 2024: an overview from Jakarta

The third edition of Busworld South East Asia, currently live in Jakarta (14-17 May 2024), provides a interesting look into a market rich in peculiarities. The event highlights the latest technological innovations in the region and offers a platform for networking. The Indonesian market is skewed to…