In the Polish city of Rybnik, a total of 16 Solaris electric buses will be in service from spring 2022. The order placed by the local transport company Klosok comprises eleven Urbino 12 electric solo buses and five articulated Urbino 18 electric buses.
Stellantis subsidiary Leasys has unveiled its electric mobility strategy. One measure is that the vehicle fleet for short-term rentals is to be completely converted to e-drives by the end of 2027. However, it remains open how large the e-share of the total fleet is to become.
Volvo Trucks announces its largest electric truck order to date, with Northern European shipping and logistics company DFDS ordering 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks for delivery between late 2022 and 2023. The large order was preceded by a customer trial.
WeShare, Volkswagen's all-electric free-floating carsharing service, has renewed its Berlin fleet and is adding the all-electric ID.4 to its vehicle line-up. Initially, around 100 ID.4s will be added successively in the capital.
Stadtwerke Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz will be relying exclusively on electric buses from 2023 onwards. The new e-buses will gradually replace the diesel models currently in use.
London's largest taxi and for-hire company Addison Lee announces it will only use all-electric cars from 2023.Addison Lee already has 650 e-cars in service, and plans to add 200 VW ID.4s every month from November.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan announces that from now on all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for the UK capital will be locally zero emission.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, together with mobility service provider Moia and software company Argo AI, has unveiled plans for an autonomous ridepooling pilot project based on the all-electric VW ID. Buzz AD aims to develop an autonomous, internationally scalable ridepooling system in Hamburg by 2025.
Hermes is using nine new electric vans in Reutlingen and the neighbouring towns of Pfullingen and Lichtenstein - and is phasing out diesel vans to do so. By 2025, the logistics group wants to switch to emission-free deliveries in the inner city areas of Germany's 80 largest cities.
US manufacturer Hyzon Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with logistics and leasing group Shanghai Hydrogen HongYun Automotive for the purchase of 500 fuel cell trucks, with an initial order of 100 expected to be placed this year.
Volvo Buses has received three orders from operator Nobina for a total of 122 electric buses for use in the Swedish cities of Gothenburg, Malmö and Hässleholm. The Volvo 7900 Electric and 7900 Electric Articulated are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2023.
ALD Automotive is now offering leasing services for Tesla in 16 European countries. Companies can take advantage of ALD Automotive's full-service leasing packages for the Model 3, Model Y, Model S and Model X.
In November, Wiener Linien will take delivery of the first hydrogen bus in the Austrian city transport system, the Hyundai Elec City Fuel Cell Bus. In Munich, too, two examples of the H2 bus model have recently been in operation for test purposes.