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 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.
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.