Category : Fleets

Constance public utilities take delivery of six eCitaros

Constance public utilities take delivery of six eCitaros

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.

Siemens Stiftung supports eMobility startups from Africa

Siemens Stiftung supports eMobility startups from Africa

In its first competition in the field of electromobility, the Siemens Stiftung has awarded prizes of between €10,000 and €50,000 to five African social enterprises. The money will be used to help the winners establish their products and services on the market.

Capgemini only procures BEVs and PHEVs as company cars

Capgemini only procures BEVs and PHEVs as company cars

The consulting and IT services company Capgemini has announced that it will only accept orders for electric or hybrid cars for its own fleet of company vehicles with immediate effect. The 12,000 diesel and petrol vehicles currently in use are to be gradually replaced in this way - with the aim of having an all-electric fleet by 2030.

SyltRIDE: Electric on-demand driving service on Sylt

SyltRIDE: Electric on-demand driving service on Sylt

The Sylt public transport company (SVG), together with door2door, has launched an on-demand driving service with electric vehicles to supplement the public transport system under the name SyltRIDE. Three EQVs from Mercedes-Benz will be used.

Renault e-waste truck for Florence

Renault e-waste truck for Florence

After Paris, Lyon and Barcelona, Florence will now also be using an electric Renault truck to dispose of household waste. The Italian company Gorent has recently been using a 26-tonne Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E. for waste disposal in the Tuscan capital.

BMW and Daimler network mobility services

BMW and Daimler network mobility services

BMW and Daimler are dovetailing their Free Now and Share Now offerings. Vehicles from the Share Now car-sharing service can be booked via the Free Now multimobility platform from the end of July in France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

Coca-Cola plans to fleet hundreds of Hyundai Kona electric cars

Coca-Cola plans to fleet hundreds of Hyundai Kona electric cars

Coca-Cola European Partners Deutschland GmbH has received the first Kona electric cars from Hyundai, and the South Korean carmaker is now to deliver up to 200 more electric vehicles to Coca-Cola every year.

Amsterdam: GVB orders another 44 e-buses from VDL

Amsterdam: GVB orders another 44 e-buses from VDL

Amsterdam's public transport operator GVB has ordered 44 Citea SLFA-180 Electric articulated electric buses from VDL Bus & Coach, which are scheduled to arrive in the city in early 2022 to join the 31 VDL electric buses already in use there.

Zurich prepares to purchase 15 more MAN e-buses

Zurich prepares to purchase 15 more MAN e-buses

Zurich Transport Authority (VBZ) has announced the purchase of 15 more electric buses. The new solo buses, manufactured by MAN, are expected to be in use on the city's standard bus routes 66, 77, 78 and 99 from autumn 2022, joining four articulated electric buses already expected in early 2022.

HyTrucks: 1,000 H2 trucks for international port logistics

HyTrucks: 1,000 H2 trucks for international port logistics

A consortium called HyTrucks, formed by Air Liquide, DATS 24 and the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and Duisburg, plans to deploy 1,000 H2 trucks and 25 H2 refueling stations by 2025, contributing to zero-emission trucking between the Netherlands, Belgium and western Germany.

Moscow wants to procure only e-buses from this year onwards

Moscow wants to procure only e-buses from this year onwards

Moscow will stop buying new diesel buses this year and from now on will only purchase e-buses, according to Mosgortrans, the operator of the bus and tram network in the Russian capital. 1,000 electric buses are to be in use by the end of the year.

Regensburg: Service begins for six eCitaro with solid-fuel batteries

Regensburg: Service begins for six eCitaro with solid-fuel batteries

The municipal utility Regensburg Mobilität is putting six Mercedes-Benz eCitaro into operation. The electric vehicles are two-door solo buses with solid-state batteries. The sextet will be used on Regensburg's new P+R line from tomorrow.

London receives 20 double-decker hydrogen buses

London receives 20 double-decker hydrogen buses

England's first hydrogen-powered fleet of double-decker buses has now entered service in London. 20 H2 double-deckers from the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus will be used on route 7 between East Acton and Oxford Circus.