Three UK projects have received funding to combine the capabilities and skills of original equipment manufacturers, suppliers and academics to further develop the UK’s zero-carbon automotive future.
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The public trial will take place on the Paris-Saclay urban campus, and participants have been selected to represent a general university campus population.
VDL Bus & Coach and Siemens have collaborated to provide more insight into smarter, more efficient use of the existing power grid and new e-vehicle charging technology.
BP Chargemaster is rolling out 150kW ultra-fast rapid charging units with new units installed at a BP retail site in Hammersmith, London.
Intelligent Transport spoke to Mikkel Krogsgaard Niss, from the City of Copenhagen Centre for Urban Development, about the current and future agenda of Copenhagen's mobility network.
The total fleet of e-buses will see Tata Motors controlling more than 80 per cent of the Indian market.
Ten other EU member counties have supported the Danish proposal to ban diesel and petrol car sales by 2040.
The Liverpool City Region has set a target to become zero carbon by 2040, with schemes to support walking and cycling initiatives having already cut carbon emissions in the city region by 1600 tonnes per year.
These clean transport investments will also enable the creation of thousands of jobs in relation to building the new buses, as well as during the implementation phases.
VTT’s Marko Paakkinen and Mikko Pihlatie, and UITP’s Aida Abdulah, explain how the Horizon 2020-funded ASSURED project is driving standards and interoperability forward in electric charging infrastructure, and how it can benefit operators, authorities and cities.
The number of e-buses in operation in Europe reached 1,202 units in 2018, less than 13 per cent of what is rolled out in China on a weekly basis.
700 employees will operate 300 electric buses anticipated to carry 17 million passengers per year.
The project is designed to increase journey efficiency as EV drivers would have to stop less frequently to charge at charging points.