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Proterra Increases the Battery Capacity of Its Popular, Long-Range ZX5 Transit E-Bus
Proterra Increases the Battery Capacity of Its Popular, Long-Range ZX5 Transit E-Bus

15 Apr 2022, 07:51 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Proterra's long-range electric transit bus ZX5 will get an upgrade in battery capacity, allowing it to travel for more than 300 miles on a single charge

 
First 100 Percent Electric Transit Agency in North America Celebrates Its Achievement
First 100 Percent Electric Transit Agency in North America Celebrates Its Achievement

23 Mar 2022, 07:48 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / AVTA recently celebrated its achievement of becoming the first transit agency in North America to operate a zero-emission fleet

 
Sea Electric’s Cost-Effective Zero-Emissions Technology to Power Electric School Buses
Sea Electric’s Cost-Effective Zero-Emissions Technology to Power Electric School Buses

16 Mar 2022, 07:21 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The Sea Type C electric school bus combines an increased range with low maintenance, performance, and an affordable price.

 
The First Electric Bus Designed and Made in Africa to Debut in Kenya This Year
The First Electric Bus Designed and Made in Africa to Debut in Kenya This Year

20 Jan 2022, 08:14 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A Swedish-Kenyan technology startup is revolutionizing public transportation in Africa, with the launch of the first e-bus that's locally developed

 
City Cancels $33M Order for Hydrogen Buses, Turns Out Electric Ones Are Better
City Cancels $33M Order for Hydrogen Buses, Turns Out Electric Ones Are Better

13 Jan 2022, 07:29 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A city in France made waves in the international media after cancelling a significant order for hydrogen-powered buses considered to be too expensive to operate

 
L.A. Gets $6 Million to Install One of the Largest EV Fleet Charging Systems in the U.S.
L.A. Gets $6 Million to Install One of the Largest EV Fleet Charging Systems in the U.S.

9 Nov 2021, 10:52 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Los Angeles is determined to switch to electric buses by 2028 and has been awarded $6 million to install one of the largest EV fleet charging system in the U.S.

 
ElectReon Deploys Large-Scale Wireless EV Charging Infrastructure to Power Up 200 Buses
ElectReon Deploys Large-Scale Wireless EV Charging Infrastructure to Power Up 200 Buses

4 Oct 2021, 20:50 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Israeli company ElectReon announced that it will expand its wireless charging network to supply about 200 electric buses in Tel Aviv

 
Mercedes-Benz Is Actually Putting 2.5 Tons Worth of Batteries on the Roof of a Bus
Mercedes-Benz Is Actually Putting 2.5 Tons Worth of Batteries on the Roof of a Bus

28 Sep 2021, 18:25 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / It looks like Mercedes-Benz learned nothing from its mishap (there's an understatement if we ever saw one!) with the A-Class from the late 1990s. Or has it?

 
Meet Equipmake’s Fully Electric Double Decker Bus, Features up to 250 Miles of Range
Meet Equipmake’s Fully Electric Double Decker Bus, Features up to 250 Miles of Range

22 Sep 2021, 08:02 UTC · By: Sergiu Tudose / Equipmake, together with bus builder Beulas, is introducing the Jewel E, a fully electric double decker bus set to begin testing in Q4 of this year

 
New All-Electric School Bus Boasts Impressive Range, It’s Called “The Beast”
New All-Electric School Bus Boasts Impressive Range, It’s Called “The Beast”

1 Sep 2021, 10:50 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Buses can be revolutionary too, especially with a name like this. The Beast is a purpose-built, all-electric school bus ready to transform U.S. public transport

 
The Winnebago Magic Bus Is an All-Electric, Mobile School
The Winnebago Magic Bus Is an All-Electric, Mobile School

25 Sep 2020, 13:23 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The first of its kind mobile school has a decent range of 100 miles (161 km) and will be traveling from place to place to offer free lessons to kids

 
This Electric Road Charges an EV While You Drive
This Electric Road Charges an EV While You Drive

22 Sep 2020, 08:08 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Tel Aviv launches pilot program whose purpose is to test a new technology that would allow the creation of an electric road to charge electric vehicles

 
Electric Bus Concept Can Plug Into Other Buses and Recharge Itself
Electric Bus Concept Can Plug Into Other Buses and Recharge Itself

10 Sep 2020, 15:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Publictube is an electric bus concept created by designer Andy Kim, should be able to plug into other buses and recharge itself

 
California Plans Full Zero-Emission Public Transport in 20 Years
California Plans Full Zero-Emission Public Transport in 20 Years

24 Dec 2018, 12:35 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Buses and trucks account for only 7 percent of vehicles registered in California, but are responsible for no less than 20 percent of harmful emissions

 
Can You Break This Charming Bus' Heart and Tell It It's Not a Tesla?
Can You Break This Charming Bus' Heart and Tell It It's Not a Tesla?

26 Oct 2017, 12:36 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / A very rare (possibly one-of-a-kind) bus was spotted using the Supercharger network in Minnesota, raising questions about Tesla's design team

 
Proterra Electric Bus Goes Record 1,100 Miles on a Single Charge
Proterra Electric Bus Goes Record 1,100 Miles on a Single Charge

20 Sep 2017, 11:41 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / If the bus you get on a few years from now makes almost no noise and has no tailpipe emissions, it could be because of Proterra's achievement back in 2017

 
BMW and Al Gore Among Investors in Electric Bus Maker Proterra
BMW and Al Gore Among Investors in Electric Bus Maker Proterra

14 Jun 2017, 11:00 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Electric mass transit is becoming a thing, albeit not as quickly as in the personal car area, and US company Proterra seems to find itself in a good position

 
Israeli Company to Start Testing Wireless Charging Road
Israeli Company to Start Testing Wireless Charging Road

17 May 2017, 11:34 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / ElectRoad is a company that does exactly what the name suggests: it advocates the installment of copper plates in the asphalt that can charge EVs wirelessly

 
Volvo's Electric Buses Might Be the Rudest Around, They'll Honk at Pedestrians
Volvo's Electric Buses Might Be the Rudest Around, They'll Honk at Pedestrians

26 Sep 2016, 19:38 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Would you consider a feature that automatically honks at pedestrians and cyclists a safety system? Volvo, apparently, thinks it is

 
Electric Buses That Can Run for a Whole Day Have Become Reality
Electric Buses That Can Run for a Whole Day Have Become Reality

20 Jul 2016, 13:44 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / It took us a while but it looks like somebody found a solution for the electrification of mass public transport, and also authorities willing to implement it