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 …

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 …

Clean Air and Green Jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean Thanks to E-Mobility

The transport sector is responsible for 15 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in the region. New report calls to prioritize the electrification of public transport, especially when updating old bus fleets. Electric mobility could foster new investments and jobs, which are key to COVID-19 recovery efforts. The transition to …

Can Electricity Decarbonize the Energy Sector?

The energy sector currently accounts for two-thirds of global carbon emissions; Expedited progress on energy efficiency and low-carbon sources in the energy mix is required to achieve deep decarbonization; As the demand to “electrify everything” grows, the carbon footprint associated with every step of the electricity generation process must be …

ABB and Volvo to Electrify Gothenburg’s City Streets

Starting in 2020, 157 new Volvo electric buses will start trafficking the streets of Gothenburg, Mölndal and Partille, powered by charging infrastructure solutions from market leading provider, ABB. This landmark announcement represents an important step towards achieving a sustainable public transport solution for the 180 million trips made by bus …

ABB Unveils Its First Carbon-Neutral Factory

At its site in Lüdenscheid, in the presence of Nico Rosberg, ABB shows how the sustainable energy transition can succeed with digital energy management. With its “Mission to Zero”, the leader in digital technology drives the transition from fossil fuels. After a two-year design and construction phase, as part of …