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.
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has ordered 20 hydrogen double-decker buses from Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) for use on the city region's busiest route, the 10A between St Helens and Liverpool city centre.
Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has won two smaller orders for electric buses from Spain, with a total of six battery-electric buses to be delivered to Martorell and the Basque Country by the end of 2022.
A few months before the official launch of the Ford E-Transit in spring 2022, European fleet customers have now received some pre-production vehicles for real-world field trials. In Germany, two E-Transits are being tested in Cologne.
Volvo Trucks North America has delivered the first of five all-electric VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks to New York City-based beer and beverage distributor Manhattan Beer Distributors, which will use the e-trucks to serve customers throughout New York City, Long Island and surrounding areas.
Starcar has become the first car rental company in Germany to add the Aiways U5 to its fleet. Specifically, at least 130 of the electric cars will be delivered to Starcar in August and distributed to their locations nationwide.
The city of Bonn has announced that it will be procuring a further 25 vehicles with electric drives in the coming months. This step was actually only planned for the years 2024 to 2026. The fact that the procurement is already possible now is also due to the emissions scandal.
The Lower Saxony police have ordered a total of 215 VW ID.3s as emergency vehicles, and will also add a further 175 Passat PHEV models to their existing fleet of 160 VW Passat GTEs.
Hyzon Motors has begun delivering its first fuel cell trucks to European customers. The company is also preparing to launch its first customer trials in the U.S. Hyzon Motors plans to deliver a total of 85 fuel cell trucks by the end of this year.
Oldenburg-based specialist Intax has unveiled a taxi and rental car package for the Tesla Model 3. The company has already converted and delivered the first examples.
FedEx has ordered 120 electric trucks from Xos, which will be used in California, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Texas and delivered in the fourth quarter of 2021 and 2022.
Aiways has sold around 500 units of the Aiways U5 e-SUV to Munich-based car subscription provider Finn.Auto, with an initial delivery of 150 vehicles to Finn.Auto over the next three months.
Aarhus, Denmark's second-largest city, will have several electric buses from Solaris on the roads by the middle of next year. The municipal transport company AarBus has ordered 29 electric buses from the company.