More & More Bus Fleets Transition From Diesel To Battery-Electric

Up until recently, the majority of the US public transit system was powered by polluting fossil fuels such as diesel, which pose a serious risk to public health and contribute to global warming. Now, as cities turn to zero emission transportation goals and bus fleets transition to battery-electric vehicles, quiet …

New All-Electric Niagara Falls Tour Ferries Powered by ABB Enter Service

Tour boat passengers will be able to experience one of the wonders of the natural world undisturbed by exhaust fumes, engine noise or vibrations, after a pair of vessels installed with all-electric propulsion from ABB have been approved to enter service on October 6, 2020. The zero-emission ferries – named …

Taking Charge for an Electric Future

On World EV Day, (9th September) drivers from more than 60 countries have made a firm commitment to transition to an electric vehicle. The online pledge campaign, which was launched by ABB and Green. TV as part of World EV Day, encourages drivers to recognize the crucial role that electric …

Ireland: Some Residents Replace School Buses With Bike Buses

Society has had to adapt to the covid era in a variety of ways. One solution out of Ireland, though, seemed too cool to pass up. Naturally, it’s a bit stressful having kids go back to school, and many systems have had to be put into place to prevent the …

Volvo Buses Inks New Electric Bus Orders In Norway

Norway is one of the most active nations when it comes to cutting carbon emissions. That means putting significant incentives in place for electric vehicles, be they passenger vehicles, trucks, ferries, or buses. One of its policy initiatives calls for all urban buses in the country to be battery electric …

Over 150 Solaris Electric Buses Now in Poland

Ostrołęka was the leader of this transformation towards electric mobility, as they were the first to order electric buses from Solaris. The first electric buses though appeared in the streets of Jaworzno. Today the fleet of the public transport carrier PKM in Jaworzno comprises 23 electric buses manufactured by Solaris. Further 20 are in production. The following cities have already chosen the Solaris state-of-the-art electric …

Some Electric Vehicles Are More Affordable Than Petrol Cars in UK

Electric vehicles (EVs) are often seen as being more expensive than petrol cars, but if the fuel saving costs are taken into account and the upfront purchase price is spread across monthly leasing payments, then a new EV could cost the equivalent of less than £200 per month. If the …