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NFI to Deliver Electric Buses to Dallas, New York and Santa Barbara

NFI to Deliver Electric Buses to Dallas, New York and Santa Barba...

NFI is delivering battery-electric buses to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, New York’s CDTA, and California’s Santa Barbara MTD.

EMT Madrid Orders 150 Electric Buses from Irizar and Solaris

EMT Madrid Orders 150 Electric Buses from Irizar and Solaris

EMT Madrid has awarded contracts to Irizar e-mobility and Solaris Bus & Coach to supply a total of 150 electric buses.

Volgren to Trial Wrightbus Hydrogen Powertrains in Australia

Volgren to Trial Wrightbus Hydrogen Powertrains in Australia

Wrightbus will supply hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology for two zero-emission Volgren hydrogen buses.

Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK Begins Operations in Norway

Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK Begins Operations in Norway

The Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK has commenced passenger operations in Stavanger, Norway, becoming the first self-driving bus in a European city.

Maryland Transit Administration to Pilot 7 NFI Electric Buses

Maryland Transit Administration to Pilot 7 NFI Electric Buses

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has contracted NFI to supply the agency's first seven zero-emission electric buses.

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electric Bus

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electr...

UTAC assessments have revealed that Wrightbus' StreetDeck Electroliner is the world's most efficient double decker battery-electric bus.

San Diego MTS Begins Construction on Overhead Bus Charging System

San Diego MTS Begins Construction on Overhead Bus Charging System

The San Diego Metropolitan System (MTS) has celebrated the start of construction on an overhead electric bus charging system in South Bay.

Czech Republic: Solaris Electric Buses Enter Service in Ostrava

Czech Republic: Solaris Electric Buses Enter Service in Ostrava

Eight Solaris Urbino 12 zero-emission electric buses have been delivered in Ostrava, Czech Republic for operator Dopravní podnik Ostrava.

30 Golden Dragon Electric Buses Delivered to Bermuda

30 Golden Dragon Electric Buses Delivered to Bermuda

Golden Dragon has delivered 30 8-metre electric buses to Bermuda, providing the first electric buses purchased by the government.

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio London has launched an additional 41 buses on new TfL routes, increasing its fleet size by 5 percent in a single night.   

Deutsche Bahn Signs Framework Agreement to Modernise Bus Fleet

Deutsche Bahn Signs Framework Agreement to Modernise Bus Fleet

Deutsche Bahn has signed a framework agreement with manufacturers MAN and Ebusco for approximately 1,200 new buses.

COTA Orders 8 NFI Electric Buses and Chargers in Ohio

COTA Orders 8 NFI Electric Buses and Chargers in Ohio

COTA has ordered eight more NFI battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses and charging infrastructure in Ohio.

EKA Partners with NuPort to Introduce AI-Enabled Buses in India

EKA Partners with NuPort to Introduce AI-Enabled Buses in India

EKA electric vehicle manufacturer has partnered with NuPort Robotics to incorporate Level 2 autonomy within its electric buses in India.

Bridgestone Unveils Specially Designed Tyre for Electric Buses

Bridgestone Unveils Specially Designed Tyre for Electric Buses

Bridgestone has launched the Bridgestone R192E all-position radial tyre, which has been designed for electric buses.

The Bus-News Magazine Issue 1 2022 Is Here!

The Bus-News Magazine Issue 1 2022 Is Here!

The first issue of the Bus-News eMagazine of 2022 takes a look at Busworld Turkey, which is taking place in Istanbul later this month.

Hong Kong Launches First Double-Decker Electric Bus

Hong Kong Launches First Double-Decker Electric Bus

Hong Kong's first double-decker electric bus has been officially unveiled as part of Bravo Transport's #MissionZero campaign.

Bus Supplier News

COMECA GROUP – Designing for Safety

COMECA GROUP – Designing for Safety

To avoid internal arcing in your electrical equipment, COMECA GROUP recommends reviewing your electrical installations regularly.

Sintrones Applications for Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations

Sintrones Applications for Electric Vehicles and Charging Station...

Sintrones has a layout of applications for electric vehicles and charging stations – pursuing explosive growth in 2022.

Meet Skeleton at Hannover Messe: One of the World’s Largest Trade Fairs

Meet Skeleton at Hannover Messe: One of the World’s Largest...

A countdown to one of the largest fairs in the world is starting - meet Skeleton at Hannover Messe from the 30th May to the 2nd June!

Stratio to Discuss Predictive Battery Analytics at Sustainable Bus Webinar

Stratio to Discuss Predictive Battery Analytics at Sustainable Bu...

Stratio will discuss how predictive battery analytics is essential for a successful transition to EVs for public transport fleet operators.

Skeleton’s Wind and Grid Industry Solutions on Show at Cleanpower 2022

Skeleton’s Wind and Grid Industry Solutions on Show at Cleanpow...

Skeleton Technologies will be attending the Cleanpower 2022 expo from the 16-18th May, showcasing their renewable energy storage solutions.

Meet Skeleton’s Grid Experts at EES Munich on 11-13 May

Meet Skeleton’s Grid Experts at EES Munich on 11-13 May

The EES exhibition in Munich, Germany, kicks off a busy trade fair season for Skeleton's energy storage experts.

Top Takeaways from the State of Public Transit 2022

Top Takeaways from the State of Public Transit 2022

This year, Swiftly analyzed millions of data points and conducted an in-depth survey of transit professionals to dig into what makes public transit tick.

Woodall Nicholson Hydrogen Minibuses with MASATS Doors

Woodall Nicholson Hydrogen Minibuses with MASATS Doors

Masats has been chosen to supply advanced electric door systems for the new HYVIA project of hydrogen-powered urban minibus.

Comeca Middle East Will Be Attending Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit

Comeca Middle East Will Be Attending Electric Vehicle Innovation ...

Comeca Middle East will be participating in the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit event in Abu Dhabi, from 23rd to 25th of May.

Hacon and Padam Mobility Launch Joint On-Demand Project: SALÜ

Hacon and Padam Mobility Launch Joint On-Demand Project: SALÜ

SALÜ, an on-demand service offered by Swiss transport operator BUS Ostschweiz AG, was launched in March for the city of Wil.

Skeleton Attended the Energy Tech Summit in Warsaw

Skeleton Attended the Energy Tech Summit in Warsaw

Skeleton sales director, Tony Moberg, attended the Energy Tech Summit in Warsaw Poland from 26th-28th April 2022. These are his insights.

Subsidies per Passenger – The £3 Challenge

Subsidies per Passenger – The £3 Challenge

Councils often use metrics like subsidy per passenger journey as a means of deciding value for money. Can DRT compete with public transport?

Stratio to Present Predictive Fleet Maintenance Solution at 2022 IT-TRANS

Stratio to Present Predictive Fleet Maintenance Solution at 2022 ...

Stratio is set to present their new real-time predictive fleet maintenance solution for EVs at the 2022 IT-TRANS Conference.

The First Hydrogen Bus in Spain with MASATS Doors

The First Hydrogen Bus in Spain with MASATS Doors

MASATS has supplied the doors for the first zero-emissions hydrogen bus recently put into circulation in Barcelona.

COMECA at HyVolution 2022 on May 11 & 12 in Paris

COMECA at HyVolution 2022 on May 11 & 12 in Paris

COMECA's teams will be at the HyVolution exhibition in Paris on May 11 & 12 to speak about their offer for hydrogen production.

What Does the European Regulation on Energy Transition Say?

What Does the European Regulation on Energy Transition Say?

COMECA GROUP explains the European energy transition towards more ecological transport and what financial aids are available.

Bus Fleet

NFI to Deliver Electric Buses to Dallas, New York and Santa Barbara

NFI to Deliver Electric Buses to Dallas, New York and Santa Barba...

NFI is delivering battery-electric buses to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, New York’s CDTA, and California’s Santa Barbara MTD.

EMT Madrid Orders 150 Electric Buses from Irizar and Solaris

EMT Madrid Orders 150 Electric Buses from Irizar and Solaris

EMT Madrid has awarded contracts to Irizar e-mobility and Solaris Bus & Coach to supply a total of 150 electric buses.

Maryland Transit Administration to Pilot 7 NFI Electric Buses

Maryland Transit Administration to Pilot 7 NFI Electric Buses

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has contracted NFI to supply the agency's first seven zero-emission electric buses.

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electric Bus

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electr...

UTAC assessments have revealed that Wrightbus' StreetDeck Electroliner is the world's most efficient double decker battery-electric bus.

Czech Republic: Solaris Electric Buses Enter Service in Ostrava

Czech Republic: Solaris Electric Buses Enter Service in Ostrava

Eight Solaris Urbino 12 zero-emission electric buses have been delivered in Ostrava, Czech Republic for operator Dopravní podnik Ostrava.

30 Golden Dragon Electric Buses Delivered to Bermuda

30 Golden Dragon Electric Buses Delivered to Bermuda

Golden Dragon has delivered 30 8-metre electric buses to Bermuda, providing the first electric buses purchased by the government.

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio London has launched an additional 41 buses on new TfL routes, increasing its fleet size by 5 percent in a single night.   

Deutsche Bahn Signs Framework Agreement to Modernise Bus Fleet

Deutsche Bahn Signs Framework Agreement to Modernise Bus Fleet

Deutsche Bahn has signed a framework agreement with manufacturers MAN and Ebusco for approximately 1,200 new buses.

COTA Orders 8 NFI Electric Buses and Chargers in Ohio

COTA Orders 8 NFI Electric Buses and Chargers in Ohio

COTA has ordered eight more NFI battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses and charging infrastructure in Ohio.

Hong Kong Launches First Double-Decker Electric Bus

Hong Kong Launches First Double-Decker Electric Bus

Hong Kong's first double-decker electric bus has been officially unveiled as part of Bravo Transport's #MissionZero campaign.

TriMet to Purchase 24 GILLIG Electric Buses in Oregon

TriMet to Purchase 24 GILLIG Electric Buses in Oregon

TriMet’s Board of Directors has approved resolutions to initiate TriMet’s first bulk purchase of battery-electric buses in Portland, Oregon.

ATM Milano Orders 75 Electric Solaris Buses for Milan

ATM Milano Orders 75 Electric Solaris Buses for Milan

ATM Milano has placed an order for an additional 75 Solaris electric buses for Milan, Italy under a framework agreement for up to 250 buses.

Pardubice City Orders New Škoda Trolleybuses

Pardubice City Orders New Škoda Trolleybuses

Pardubice City Transport Company has ordered ten low-floor modern trolleybuses from Škoda Transportation Group.

MARTA Launches Electric Buses in Atlanta

MARTA Launches Electric Buses in Atlanta

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) launched its first electric buses on 22 April in celebration of Earth Day.

Metro Electric Bus Arrives for Testing in Brisbane

Metro Electric Bus Arrives for Testing in Brisbane

Brisbane City Council has announced that a pilot metro electric bus has arrived in Brisbane for testing throughout 2022 and 2023. 

Solaris to Deliver 10 Hydrogen Buses in Upper Bavaria

Solaris to Deliver 10 Hydrogen Buses in Upper Bavaria

Solaris Bus & Coach will deliver a total of 10 hydrogen-powered buses to two operators in Upper Bavaria next year.

Videos

City Bus CMS: Brake Smarter, Not Harder!

ZF's collision mitigation system (CMS) specifically engineered for city buses serves the increasing safety demands of the public transport sector.

Bus Infrastructure

San Diego MTS Begins Construction on Overhead Bus Charging System

San Diego MTS Begins Construction on Overhead Bus Charging System

The San Diego Metropolitan System (MTS) has celebrated the start of construction on an overhead electric bus charging system in South Bay.

Community Transit Breaks Ground on Swift BRT in Washington

Community Transit Breaks Ground on Swift BRT in Washington

Community Transit has celebrated the start of construction on the Swift Orange BRT Line in Snohomish County, Washington.

Sydney Integrates Electric Bus Charging with Energy Grid

Sydney Integrates Electric Bus Charging with Energy Grid

Three Australian companies have launched a trial in Western Sydney to integrate bus depots with the energy grid to charge electric buses.

US DOT to Use Buses to Generate Power During Natural Disasters 

US DOT to Use Buses to Generate Power During Natural Disasters 

The US FTA has published a $1 million NOFO for an initiative to generate power from electric and fuel cell-powered buses.

US: Siemens Provides Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in North Carolina

US: Siemens Provides Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure in Nort...

Siemens has manufactured charging infrastructure for two of North Carolina's largest transit agencies to aid their electrification efforts.

Australia’s First 100% Electric Bus Depot Opens in Queensland

Australia’s First 100% Electric Bus Depot Opens in Queensla...

Austalia's first 100% electric bus depot has opened in preparation for 30 new electric buses that will enter service in Queensland. 

Service Begins on Van Ness BRT Corridor in San Francisco

Service Begins on Van Ness BRT Corridor in San Francisco

On 1 April, SFMTA cut the ribbon on San Francisco’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor on Van Ness Avenue.

King County Metro Opens Electric Bus Charging Facility

King County Metro Opens Electric Bus Charging Facility

King County Metro has celebrated the opening of a new electric bus charging facility, enabling the launch of their battery-electric bus fleet.

MTA Issues RFP for Bronx Electric Bus Depot

MTA Issues RFP for Bronx Electric Bus Depot

The MTA has released a RFP to facilitate the development of an electric bus charging facility on Gun Hill Road in the Bronx. 

Switch Mobility Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Centre in Spain

Switch Mobility Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Centre in Spain

Switch Mobility, has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new advanced manufacturing and technology facility in Valladolid, Spain. 

NJ TRANSIT Unveils Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure

NJ TRANSIT Unveils Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure

NJ TRANSIT has announced that the charging infrastructure for their first 8 electric buses has been installed at Newton Avenue Bus Garage.

Sound Transit Secures $15.9 Million for Stride BRT

Sound Transit Secures $15.9 Million for Stride BRT

Sound Transit has secured 15.9 million USD in federal funding for the Stride BRT lines, which will improve bus services in the region.

Hitachi Energy’s Grid-eMotion Fleet to Charge BVG Buses in Berlin

Hitachi Energy’s Grid-eMotion Fleet to Charge BVG Buses in ...

Hitachi Energy has won a contract from BVG to supply its Grid-eMotion Fleet smart charging infrastructure to electrify Berlin's bus fleet.

NJ TRANSIT Awards Garage Modernisation Design Contract

NJ TRANSIT Awards Garage Modernisation Design Contract

NJ TRANSIT has contracted AECOM to design infrastructure for battery electric buses at Hilton Garage for the garage modernisation programme. 

Work Begins on MBTA’s Sustainable Bus Maintenance Facility

Work Begins on MBTA’s Sustainable Bus Maintenance Facility

Construction is underway on the MBTA's sustainable Quincy Bus Maintenance Facility, which will aid the transition to a zero-emission fleet.

IndyGo Breaks Ground on BRT Purple Line

IndyGo Breaks Ground on BRT Purple Line

IndyGo has celebrated the start of construction for BRT Purple Line that will connect Indianapolis to the City of Lawrence.

All the Latest News

NFI to Deliver Electric Buses to Dallas, New York and Santa Barbara

NFI to Deliver Electric Buses to Dallas, New York and Santa Barba...

NFI is delivering battery-electric buses to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, New York’s CDTA, and California’s Santa Barbara MTD.

EMT Madrid Orders 150 Electric Buses from Irizar and Solaris

EMT Madrid Orders 150 Electric Buses from Irizar and Solaris

EMT Madrid has awarded contracts to Irizar e-mobility and Solaris Bus & Coach to supply a total of 150 electric buses.

Volgren to Trial Wrightbus Hydrogen Powertrains in Australia

Volgren to Trial Wrightbus Hydrogen Powertrains in Australia

Wrightbus will supply hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology for two zero-emission Volgren hydrogen buses.

Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK Begins Operations in Norway

Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK Begins Operations in Norway

The Karsan Autonomous e-ATAK has commenced passenger operations in Stavanger, Norway, becoming the first self-driving bus in a European city.

Maryland Transit Administration to Pilot 7 NFI Electric Buses

Maryland Transit Administration to Pilot 7 NFI Electric Buses

The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has contracted NFI to supply the agency's first seven zero-emission electric buses.

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electric Bus

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electr...

UTAC assessments have revealed that Wrightbus' StreetDeck Electroliner is the world's most efficient double decker battery-electric bus.

San Diego MTS Begins Construction on Overhead Bus Charging System

San Diego MTS Begins Construction on Overhead Bus Charging System

The San Diego Metropolitan System (MTS) has celebrated the start of construction on an overhead electric bus charging system in South Bay.

Czech Republic: Solaris Electric Buses Enter Service in Ostrava

Czech Republic: Solaris Electric Buses Enter Service in Ostrava

Eight Solaris Urbino 12 zero-emission electric buses have been delivered in Ostrava, Czech Republic for operator Dopravní podnik Ostrava.

30 Golden Dragon Electric Buses Delivered to Bermuda

30 Golden Dragon Electric Buses Delivered to Bermuda

Golden Dragon has delivered 30 8-metre electric buses to Bermuda, providing the first electric buses purchased by the government.

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio London has launched an additional 41 buses on new TfL routes, increasing its fleet size by 5 percent in a single night.   

Deutsche Bahn Signs Framework Agreement to Modernise Bus Fleet

Deutsche Bahn Signs Framework Agreement to Modernise Bus Fleet

Deutsche Bahn has signed a framework agreement with manufacturers MAN and Ebusco for approximately 1,200 new buses.

COTA Orders 8 NFI Electric Buses and Chargers in Ohio

COTA Orders 8 NFI Electric Buses and Chargers in Ohio

COTA has ordered eight more NFI battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses and charging infrastructure in Ohio.

EKA Partners with NuPort to Introduce AI-Enabled Buses in India

EKA Partners with NuPort to Introduce AI-Enabled Buses in India

EKA electric vehicle manufacturer has partnered with NuPort Robotics to incorporate Level 2 autonomy within its electric buses in India.

Bridgestone Unveils Specially Designed Tyre for Electric Buses

Bridgestone Unveils Specially Designed Tyre for Electric Buses

Bridgestone has launched the Bridgestone R192E all-position radial tyre, which has been designed for electric buses.

The Bus-News Magazine Issue 1 2022 Is Here!

The Bus-News Magazine Issue 1 2022 Is Here!

The first issue of the Bus-News eMagazine of 2022 takes a look at Busworld Turkey, which is taking place in Istanbul later this month.

Hong Kong Launches First Double-Decker Electric Bus

Hong Kong Launches First Double-Decker Electric Bus

Hong Kong's first double-decker electric bus has been officially unveiled as part of Bravo Transport's #MissionZero campaign.

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