Oslo To Add 70 Electric Buses By Summer Of 2019

Norway is proud of its reputation as a center for electric cars in Europe but until now, its public transportation fleet has not been as green as it might be. That will change when 70 new electric buses are added to routes in and around the city of Oslo by …

Report Shows Half of Public Buses Will be Electric by 2025

The total number of electric buses servicing the public will more than triple by 2025, according to a new report released by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). In 2017, there were 386,000 electric buses in service. The BNEF report predicts that number will balloon to about 1.2 million in the …

China’s EV Charging Point Network Grew 51% In 2017

The number of public charging points for so-called “new energy vehicles” — that is: plug-in electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, amongst a few others — in China grew by around 51% during 2017, the country’s Industry and Information Technology Minister Miao Wei has revealed (as quoted by the country’s …

ABB Automated Fast Charging System for Electric City Buses

With increasing air pollution levels and stronger public commitment to clean transportation, electric city buses offer an ideal opportunity to improve life in cities, while also reducing operational costs. ABB’s automated fast charging system solves the key problems for large-scale adoption of zero-emission electric buses: long charging times and short …

Željko Milković: First Steps towards Electromobility of Public Transport in Serbia

Five electric buses represent heralds of progress that will significantly contribute to the reduction of harmful gas emissions in the future. One should not forget that the road leading to the realization of any significant project starts with a good idea and adequate support – says Željko Milković, General Manager …

Nantes Chooses Breakthrough ABB E-Bus Technology

World’s fastest flash-charging connection technology from ABB to power first fully electric 24-meter buses ABB has won a $20 million order from Swiss bus manufacturer HESS to supply its flash-charging technology for 20 e-buses and related infrastructure for the French city of Nantes. The buses will be operated by public …

C40 Cities Work Together To Invest In Clean Buses

Travelling up to ten times further than the average passenger vehicle, urban buses are a significant source of pollution, impacting local air quality and global carbon emissions. By 2030, urban bus activity is set to grow nearly 50 percent from today’s levels. In addition, buses used for public transit are …