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London rolls out double decker e-bus

London rolls out double decker e-bus

The iconic red London double decker bus now has a fully EV version, with the first busses now in service. The first five E-buses will operate on London’s Route 98, running between ...

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UK e-truck investment by Russian entrepreneur

UK e-truck investment by Russian entrepreneur

A Russian entrepreneur and former Governmenet minister who made his fortune in the mobile phone industry has invested in a UK company developing electric drive trains for trucks a ...

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E-bus boom in China

E-bus boom in China

Sales of electric buses in China have surged 160 percent year on year and are expected to grow by an annualised 33.6 percent in the years to 2020. Around 27,000 electric busses we ...

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EV factory for Thailand

EV factory for Thailand

Thai engineering company Kwaithong Motor is investing around US$150 million in an electric vehicle (EV) assembly plant in the country. The company, which predominantly makes agric ...

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EV minibuses for Ho Chi Minh City

EV minibuses for Ho Chi Minh City

The south Vietnamese destination Ho Chi Mink City is considering a plant for a fleet of electric minibuses to ferry tourists through the city’s attractions. A plan to operate elec ...

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Toyota and Hino test fuel-cell bus

Toyota and Hino test fuel-cell bus

Japanese auto makers Toyota and Hino will carry out field tests this month of a fuel-cell bus, to determine the technology’s suitability for urban public transport. These field te ...

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BYD to build EV bus for London

BYD to build EV bus for London

Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD Auto will build an electric powered double decker bus for London’s transport authority. The announcement was made at the C40: Clean Bus S ...

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Ballard deal pushes fuel-cell buses for China

Ballard deal pushes fuel-cell buses for China

Canadian fuel-cell developer Ballard Power Systems has announced a US$10 million contract to develop buses for two Chinese cities. Under the deal Ballard will deliver products and ...

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India orders hybrid buses

India orders hybrid buses

An Indian transport organisation has ordered the first order of hybrid buses from India’s largest automotive manufacturer, as part of the government’s national urban renewal missi ...

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$1b battery deal for Chinese electric buses

$1b battery deal for Chinese electric buses

A US lithium-ion battery maker, XALT Energy has closed a $1 billion deal to supply batteries to a Chinese bus manufacturer. Hybrid Kinetic Group (HK Group) build and supply electr ...

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