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Acea: 68.8% of new buses are diesel-powered in 2021

According to Acea, overall in 2021, 68.8% of all new buses registered in the European Union ran on diesel. Electrically-chargeable buses posted strong growth, resulting in their market share increasing from 6.1% in 2020 to 10.6% last year.
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Cummins at Busworld Europe with its battery system

Cummins decided to reveal its Next Generation Battery Electric System, including its new low-profile battery, for the first time at the Busworld Europe 2019, as a demonstration of the advances that the company is making in powertrain technology for the European bus market. The event will take place ...

ABB and ASSURED: charging infrastructures standardization

ABB is part of ASSURED consortium, that has developed a new strategy that will bring public transport market another step forward in the standardization of ebus charging infrastructure. Next steps are occurring since the last quarter of 2019. The four-year project, funded by the European Union under...

Nuvera and engines 2.0: between hydrogen and fuel cells

At this year’s F-cell+HFC event in Canada, Nuvera held a seminar that highlighted the use of fuel cells for port operations management. The role played by hydrogen and fuel cells in the transformation of the transport sector has been one of the main topics at several international meetings in ...

Buses: diesel or alternatives? For now, diesel wins

For long-distance buses, the evolution towards less polluting forms of traction calls into question a series of perspectives that are still not defined and with a timing not particularly close. Until beyond 2030, there is no possibility of replacing diesel on long-distance roads. That’s what t...

China cuts subsidies, city ebus market decreases

Below, a contribution from Interact Analysis, a market research firm focused on intelligent automation, with a specific department for truck, bus and off-highway electrification in China. Interact Analysis recently wrote about the following topic: “New Chinese Subsidy Policy Results in 130,000...

Volvo Penta brings electricity into the water with a ferry

Volvo Penta-powered electric ferry service gets into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem Starting from the Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, an all-electric ferry service will join the City’s existing electric bus service. The electric marine propulsion system is provided by Volvo Penta, who joins t...

Fpt Industrial. Between axles and transmissions

Fpt Industrial also deals with axles and transmissions for trucks and buses It all started with the joint venture between Iveco and Rockwell that coincides with the beginning of the Iveco axles history. We are talking about the glorious seventies and we will have to wait until 1991 to see the birth ...
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Solaris and the lightweight hybrid

The lightweight hybrid is 12 meters and less than 9 tonnes Here it is. The lightweight hybrid bus from Solaris, with an empty weight of less than 9 tonnes and 12 meters long. Its weight with passengers is around 15 tonnes. Urbino and Trollino change their look. Solaris has presented at the Czechbus ...
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