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Bucharest issues 100-units e-bus tender (again)

Bucharest, Romanian capital city, has issued for the third time a 100-units electric bus tender. The procurement failed already for two times due to a lack of suitable offers. The contract is estimated at about RON 304 million (EUR 61.5 million), without VAT, and will be financed with European funds…

Enel X will test Arrival e-bus in Italy

Enel X and Arrival have entered into a partnership to test the zero-emission battery electric bus in Italy. Timing of the trial has not been specified so far. The aim is to foster the growth of electrified public transport globally through increasingly high-performance and competitive solutions. The…

Fuel Cell

CaetanoBus awarded an hydrogen bus tender in France

The French city of Les Sables d’Olonne ordered two Caetano H2.City Gold, the fuel cell bus from CaetanoBus with Toyota technology. The H2.City Gold is a standard low-floor lightweight bus with a 3-door aluminum body. The vehicle is equipped with a Toyota fuel cell with a nominal power of 60 kW, an L…

Coming to Cologne 100 fuel cell hybrid buses by Solaris and Wrightbus

Solaris and Wrightbus will supply the city of Cologne and operator Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH (RVK) with up to one hundred hydrogen-powered fuel cell hybrid buses. «Thanks to the funding from the Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport and the speedy bidding process, we are making great str…

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Infrastructure

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…

Bus2Bus, Kempower presents its fast charging technology

Just a few hours before the start of the third edition of Bus2Bus in Berlin, a preview of a novelty that will be launched during the two-day event: Kempower will be punching its ticket at Messe Berlin and presenting its fast charging technology. Specifically, the EV charging technology provider&#821…

Sustainable Bus Tour

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Konvekta AES-Mode for e-bus heating: energy efficiency grows 50%

Konvekta AES-Mode: energy consumption of e-bus heating can be reduced thanks to a new software used together with the CO2 heat pump. According to tests carried out in Germany, the system requires half energy to generate the same amount of heat. With e-mobility, heating and air-conditioning system su…

CNG & LNG

Alternative drive coach

Trolleybus and tramway

60 new trams for Montpellier. With CAF’s signature

CAF Group has won the tender to supply 60 new trams with an option for an additional 17 units, for Metropole Montpellier Mediterranee, a metropolitan area comprising 31 municipalities around the city of Montpellier in the Occitane region. The value of the order exceeds 200 mln euros. The city of Mon…