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Germany, carrier RSVG to deploy 6 e-buses from BYD

The Rhein-Sieg-Verkehrsgesellschaft (RSVG) operator in Germany is set to deploy six BYD K9UD electric buses in the city of North Rhine-Westphalia, not far from Cologne. The’ll be based at the Hennef depot and will have their own newly created charging infrastructure there. The six electric bus…

Electric Bus

Germany, carrier RSVG to deploy 6 e-buses from BYD

The Rhein-Sieg-Verkehrsgesellschaft (RSVG) operator in Germany is set to deploy six BYD K9UD electric buses in the city of North Rhine-Westphalia, not far from Cologne. The’ll be based at the Hennef depot and will have their own newly created charging infrastructure there. The six 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…

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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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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 …

Volvo Buses signs partnership with Optibus and Stoneridge

Optibus and Stoneridge have been chosen by Volvo Buses as new partners in the contexts of connected services and digital solutions. Volvo’s aim is “The aim is “to make Optibus’ public transport management software and Stoneridge’s data and artificial intelligence fuel advice soluti…
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PSI to provide smart charging system to ÜSTRA’s e-bus fleet in Hannover

Hannover’s public transport operator ÜSTRA has commissioned PSI Transcom with the delivery of smart charging load and charging management system. The same provider is also in charge of BVG Berlin charging management technology and active in Munich. ÜSTRA has goal of operating entirely emission…
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RATP tests passenger information via virtual avatar in Brest (France)

RATP is testing a “virtual avatar” in the French city of Brest for passenger information on the Bibus network. A virtual avatar is indeed on hand in Brest to provide passengers with information about their journey in a innovative way. Bibus and RATP Dev are adding this new technology to …
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EuMo 2024, towards the Talent in Mobility Awards: time to apply!

Talent in Mobility is the initiative of the EuMo-European Mobility Expo (October 1-3, exceptionally in Strasbourg) to reward public transport professionals. As we told you in late May, nominations are now open for the award, or rather the awards celebrating women and men for their contribution to th…