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.
London's largest taxi and for-hire company Addison Lee announces it will only use all-electric cars from 2023.Addison Lee already has 650 e-cars in service, and plans to add 200 VW ID.4s every month from November.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan announces that from now on all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for the UK capital will be locally zero emission.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, together with mobility service provider Moia and software company Argo AI, has unveiled plans for an autonomous ridepooling pilot project based on the all-electric VW ID. Buzz AD aims to develop an autonomous, internationally scalable ridepooling system in Hamburg by 2025.
Hermes is using nine new electric vans in Reutlingen and the neighbouring towns of Pfullingen and Lichtenstein - and is phasing out diesel vans to do so. By 2025, the logistics group wants to switch to emission-free deliveries in the inner city areas of Germany's 80 largest cities.
US manufacturer Hyzon Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with logistics and leasing group Shanghai Hydrogen HongYun Automotive for the purchase of 500 fuel cell trucks, with an initial order of 100 expected to be placed this year.
Volvo Buses has received three orders from operator Nobina for a total of 122 electric buses for use in the Swedish cities of Gothenburg, Malmö and Hässleholm. The Volvo 7900 Electric and 7900 Electric Articulated are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2023.
ALD Automotive is now offering leasing services for Tesla in 16 European countries. Companies can take advantage of ALD Automotive's full-service leasing packages for the Model 3, Model Y, Model S and Model X.
In November, Wiener Linien will take delivery of the first hydrogen bus in the Austrian city transport system, the Hyundai Elec City Fuel Cell Bus. In Munich, too, two examples of the H2 bus model have recently been in operation for test purposes.
Spanish micromobility company CityBike Global has signed an agreement with the city of Stockholm to implement one of the largest e-bike sharing services in Europe, with plans to deliver over 5,100 e-bikes to the Swedish capital.
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.