Stadtwerke Konstanz has purchased six new electric buses as a prelude to the long-term conversion of its bus fleet. The new Mercedes eCitaro e-buses have already been delivered and are scheduled to enter service on routes 6 and 14 in February.
The Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan region will get its first battery-electric regional trains from December 2024. Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB), which was awarded the renewed contract for the network at the beginning of June, has ordered 31 two-car battery trains of the Mireo Plus B type from Siemens Mobility.
In New Zealand, Auckland Transport and bus operator NZ Bus have reached an agreement to put 152 more battery-electric buses on Auckland's roads over the next four years, with the first of the new e-buses due to enter service in October 2022.
The London transport company Go-Ahead orders its first fuel cell buses: The order with the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus comprises 20 H2 buses of the type GB Kite Hydroliner, which are to be used in the greater Gatwick area of London Airport from June 2022.
Citroën is working with partners to transform the Greek island of Chalki, located in the southeastern Aegean Sea, into an emission-free, energy-autonomous eco-island. In the medium term, every vehicle on Chalki is to be replaced by an e-car.
Glasgow-based taxi and hire car company GlasGo Cabs has ordered 360 Nissan Leafs to replace existing internal combustion models with its e-fleet. The 360 electric cars are to be delivered over a three-year period, with the first eleven to be delivered this year.
The professional fire brigade of the canton of Basel-Stadt has ordered four all-electric fire engines of the RT model series from Rosenbauer. This is the first fleet order for the E-vehicle. Independently of this, Rosenbauer announces that it will now also present the first turntable ladder with E-drive.
Nikola has entered into an agreement with Florida-based beverage wholesaler Tri-Eagle Sales to lease 10 Nikola Tre BEV trucks, with the first deliveries scheduled for 2022. Ring Power Corporation, a member of Nikola's sales and service dealer network, is acting as the broker.
Solaris has received an order for 14 double-articulated electric buses from Tide Bus Danmark. The Urbino 24 electric in the MetroStyle version will strengthen public transport in the Danish city of Aalborg.
FES Frankfurter Entsorgungs- und Service GmbH has ordered eight Mercedes eEconic. After various practical tests and extensive market research, the choice fell on the e-waste collection vehicle from Daimler Truck.
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.