Tata Motors has received two more major orders for electric buses in India, with West Bengal Transport Corporation and Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation ordering a total of over 2,000 e-buses in August.
The New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) is ordering 184 all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E GTs for the New York City Police Department and other agencies, as well as 250 Tesla Model 3s - but no purchase agreement has been signed yet.
California-based Karat Packaging, a manufacturer of disposable food products, has ordered ten Tesla Semi's. The order is part of Karat Packaging's plan to expand its logistics offerings geographically from its existing distribution centers in Texas, New Jersey and South Carolina, as well as continue to expand in California.
Milan's public transport operator ATM has ordered 50 more trolleybuses from Solaris. The order for 50 Trollino 18s is the outstanding part of a 2018 framework agreement under which Solaris has already delivered 30 trolleybuses.
Turkish bus builder Karsan has received a new order for 26 electric buses from Romania, with the city of Deva ordering 22 units of the 6-meter e-Jest minibus and four units of the 8-meter e-Atak model. The order brings Karsan's sales of electric buses to Romania to 158 units.
The UK government is funding five local transport authorities with a total of almost £71 million under the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area programme to support the introduction of up to 335 zero emission buses.
BYD reports another large electric bus order from Finland, with local transport operator Nobina ordering another 70 e-buses, including 42 with a length of 13 meters and 28 with a length of 15 meters.
App-based taxi service Drivr has put more than 100 hydrogen taxis into service in Copenhagen. The fleet of Toyota Mirai taxis comes as the Danish government has set a target of no new taxis with internal combustion engines on the roads from 2025, and all existing taxis must be zero-emission by 2030.
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.