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Konvekta for vehicle air conditioning in public transport

A regular air conditioning service on board public transport vehicles is a very important comfort for users-passengers taking the bus, subway or train, in all weather conditions. from the cold of winter to the heat of summer. An air conditioning unit not only contributes to passenger comfort, but is…

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Why do fuel cell buses also have a battery? [The Hydrogen Hub #2]

Below, a contribution from EMCEL, a German-based engineering company focusing on hydrogen, fuel cells and e-mobility.It’s the second of a series of articles on topics around hydrogen economy and applications.Feedbacks, questions and contributions are welcome (at info@sustainable-bus.c…

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Infrastructure

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…

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Konvekta for vehicle air conditioning in public transport

A regular air conditioning service on board public transport vehicles is a very important comfort for users-passengers taking the bus, subway or train, in all weather conditions. from the cold of winter to the heat of summer. An air conditioning unit not only contributes to passenger comfort, but is…

CNG & LNG

CNG buses from New Flyer in California. A follow up order by NCTD

The North County Transit District has exercised options for 50 Xcelsior compressed natural gas buses, converted from New Flyer’s backlog. The first option conversion occurred in 2020 with 20 buses ordered, with the remaining 30 ordered in 2021.  CNG buses for NCTD The options are part of a five-year…

Up to 150 CNG buses by Solaris headed to Tallinn (Estonia)

100 Solaris CNG buses will cruise Tallinn’s roads. And there is an option to increase the number to 150 units. Representatives of Solaris Bus & Coach and of the Estonian operator Aktsiaselts Tallinna Linnatransport (TLT) have signed a deal for the supply of&nb…

Battery analytics firm TWAICE raises a $30 million funding led by Coatue

Battery analytics company TWAICE has raised 30 million dollars in additional Series B financing led by global investment firm Coatue. The round extension, which includes personal investment from Lip-Bu Tan and participation from existing investors, builds on TWAICE’s $26 million Series B in May 2021…
ITS

Volvo launches new customer portal for bus fleets’ connected services

Volvo Connect, launched yesterday 28th April 2022, is Volvo Buses new customer portal where operators and owners can access Volvo Bus services. With the connected services in one place, together with services for workshop efficiency, Volvo’s customers will have a new set of tools to increase uptime …
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Alternative drive coach

Long-distance truck and coach market according to Interact Analysis: an ‘electrification battle’ between battery-electric and H2 technology

Heavy-duty commercial vehicles, being them trucks of coaches, will continue to be diesel-powered for a few years. Anyhow, «In the long term, we’re looking at an electrification battle between battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell technology in this sector». Who is going to win? «In the wider comme…

Trolleybus and tramway

Bratislava’s new trolleybuses are powered by Skoda

Bratislava is ready to modernise its trolleybus fleet. To do so, it has commissioned Skoda Transportation Group and Solaris, which together have won two tenders for the supply of 23 bi-articulated trolleybuses and 16 three-articulated trolleybuses with high passenger capacity. The value of the two o…

IT-TRANS 2022, a record-breaking edition: all the numbers of success

IT-TRANS 2022, held in Karlsruhe May 10-12, bringing together 276 exhibitors from the ITS, ticketing and MaaS world was a success, taking home record numbers. Coming then just to the numbers, here are 800 delegates at the conferences, 6,500 visitors to the exhibition, 276 exhibitors (as noted above)…