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BYD Celebrates 10 Years of Making Electric Buses

New energy vehicle and power batteries manufacturer BYD recently announced that it has achieved another significant milestone. The company is celebrating a decade since it accomplished a ‘world-first’ when it’s pure-electric bus fleet first entered commercial operation as part of its vision for electrification to ease environmental pollution. Through pioneering innovation in battery technology, BYD […]

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BYD Wins Major Share of Israel’s Largest Ever eBus Tender

Electric bus manufacturer BYD recently announced that it has been successful in winning the majority share of Israel’s largest ever electric bus tender. The substantial order for 100 new generation BYD 12-metre eBuses has been placed by Egged, Israel’s largest city and intercity public transport operator. The order comes as part of Egged’s initiative to […]

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Jewel E Sets Benchmark for EV Double-Decker Buses

Electric powertrain experts Equipmake and Spanish bus builder Beulas introduced the Jewel E, a cutting-edge EV bus. With battery options of up to 543kWh, it boasts the largest battery of any single axle double decker electric bus and the longest range too, with a maximum of 400 km on a single charge. Set to be […]

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BYD is First Chinese Auto Brand with “Zero Carbon” Headquarters

Electric commercial vehicle manufacturer BYD recently launched the “Zero Carbon Industrial Campus” in Pingshan, China, which would become the first zero-carbon HQ of Chinese automobile brands. Founded in September 2006, BYD Pingshan Industrial Campus covers an approximate area of 2.3 million square meters, employing approximately 50,000 people. Promoting carbon emission reduction Promoting carbon emission reduction […]

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Finland Completes Largest Order of Electric Buses

Electric bus manufacturer BYD announced that it has successfully delivered 119 units of electric buses in Finland, making it the largest ever order for electric bus in the country. Delivered in batches, the buses will be owned by a company called Nobina, which purchased a broad range of BYD eBus models, including 23 units of […]

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Iveco to Supply 180 Electric Buses to Paris

The Parisian transport authority, Île-de-France Mobilités and the city’s transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) have awarded a major European tender to Iveco Bus for the supply of its 12-meter full electric buses. This order for 180 electric buses, together with the 247 already in operation, will see Iveco Bus become the foremost supplier of electric buses […]

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Volvo Electric Buses Undergo Extreme Weather Testing

Volvo is currently testing its electric buses in warm climates as part of challenging test programmes in countries like Spain and Mexico, among other places. For example, during 2020 the fully electric Volvo 7900 Electric bus was tested in Spanish cities, including Zaragoza, Santander and Madrid, where the ambient temperature during the test period sometimes […]

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Mercedes-Benz ECitaro Buses Clock 200k KM In A Year

Two fully electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro urban buses have covered a combined 200,000 kilometres within the space of exactly one year of tough regular-service operations, proving the reliability and durability of the eCitaro. Operated by the Egenberger bus company from Thierhaupten near Augsburg, Germany, the buses have saved more than 100 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Permanent operation […]

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Vietnam Welcomes First Smart Electric Bus

 VinBus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company officially opened and put into operation the first smart electric bus in Vietnam. The first electric bus lines will operate in Vinhomes Ocean Park (Gia Lam) while waiting for finishing the procedures to connect with the city’s public passenger transport system in the coming time. VinBus is an electric […]

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Malaysian Budget 2020, lower tolls, electric buses and more

The Budget 2020 seems to take care of the common Malaysian and it starts right with toll charges. The Malaysian government will work with PLUS Malaysia Bhd which could see 18% discount on toll rates, saving some RM1.13 billion for users and RM43 billion until the end of concessions in 2038. The Malaysian government has […]

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