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Otokar turns to Voith Electrical Drive System for the e-Kent C

Otokar relies on Voith Electrical Drive System for the e-Kent C just unveiled in Munich at IAA Mobility 2021. At the IAA Mobility in Munich, Germany, the e-Kent C was in operation as a shuttle bus between the exhibition grounds and the city center on the “Blue Lane” innovation route (whe...

Mercedes-Benz launches an electric bus chassis in Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its first electric bus chassis developed for the Brazilian market. Named eO500U, the chassis will be launched in 2022, meeting the demands of Brazil and Latin American market (but it will also be commercialized in Europe and Oceania, the group says). Mercedes-Benz do Brasi...

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The electric axle ZF on Optare and New Flyer buses

ZF is highlighting two market successes for its AxTrax AVE electric portal axle (initially known as AVE 130). Firstly, 31 of the famous red London double-decker buses will be equipped with this technology. The electric buses will be built by British manufacturer Optare and comply with one of the str...

Firecom Automotive fire extinguishing system approved ECE-R107

Aerosol fire extinguishing system AK0746 by Firecom Automotive has received approval according to the new regulation ECE-R107, which aims to standardize rules for accessories and vehicle spart parts in Europe. The system, which fight fire arising in the engine compartment of of buses and coaches, is...

Alstom chooses Forsee Power batteries for Aptis

Alstom Aptis will be equipped with Nmc Li-ion batteries by Forsee Power. The announcement come from Alstom, that is approaching the begin of serial production of its first electric bus, designed with a innovative design that takes inspiration from tramways and provide large windows and a spacious fu...

Akasol is working on future Nmc battery for Mercedes eCitaro

Following the world premiere of Mercedes eCitaro, when Daimler management announced the roadmap of expected batteries’ development claiming that in 2020 Akasol Nmc batteries will be able to carry 35 per cent more energy in the same space/weight, now Akasol takes the floor, with a press release...

Solaris Bus & Coach, heating an electric bus is a LPG affair

Solaris, the electric bus is heated with Lpg. It’s one of the recent achievements of Solaris Bus & Coach Research and Development Department, which currently employs nearly 150 engineers. One of the areas that Solaris engineers have recently worked on were air conditioning and heating as w...

Zf expands electromobility production capacity. In Serbia

The electromobility production network of Zf is going to expand thanks to a new facility in the Serbian city of Pančevo. The new plant will produce electric and hybrid drives. Zf is investing more than €100 million in the project. Zf ready for e-mobility challenges Zf is getting ready for an importa...

Daimler Trucks, a global organization for e-mobility

Daimler Trucks is establishing a global organization for e-mobility. “We are the undisputed global leader of the trucking industry and we intend to remain in that position with electric trucks and buses – stated Martin Daum, member of the Daimler Board of Management for Trucks and Buses ...
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