10 Jul 2021
Solaris Bus & Coach
Solaris Bus & Coach, part of the CAF Group, is one of Europe's foremost bus and trolleybus manufacturers. With growing electric bus sales and a developing fuel cell bus business, they are a leading OEM in the European zero-emission bus market. In June 2021 IDTechEx Technology Analyst David Wyatt spoke with Solaris' Mateusz Figaszewski, E-mobility Development and Market Intelligence Director.
23 Apr 2021
A $174 Billion EV Investment Would Transform the American Bus Market
The deployment of zero-emission buses in the US has lacked the impetus of the electrification efforts seen in China and Europe, as discussed in IDTechEx's report "Electric, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Buses 2021-2040". This is about to change.
18 Jun 2020
e-troFit: Converting Public Transport to Electricity
e-troFit provide a kit for converting commercial vehicles to electric drivetrains. With emissions targets on the increase, this technology represents a possible solution.
10 Jun 2020
Electric Road Inaugurated in Lund, Sweden
Electric Road Systems are an important part of the solution to reduce emissions, and the Evolution Road project will provide crucial knowledge for this important mission.
29 Apr 2020
Solaris to Introduce 15 Meter Electric Bus
This year, Solaris will introduce a 15-meter Urbino version to the electric bus portfolio. Up until now, the "electric offer" of Solaris encompassed only city buses, the 15-meter version of the Urbino will also meet requirements of inter-city transport.
30 Jan 2020
Solaris to Present New 15 Meter Electric Bus
This year Solaris is going to showcase a new addition to its electric bus segment on offer. This will be the low-entry Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric. The tri-axle bus is built mainly with customers of the Scandinavian market in mind.
13 Nov 2019
The German Bus Industry is Dying
Daimler was once number one in buses worldwide. Now it is the Chinese with Yutong number one worldwide almost entirely due to dominating in the huge Chinese market which did not exist in Daimler's glory days.
24 Oct 2019
Will Fuel Cells Succeed in Buses?
At the world's largest bus event, Busworld in Belgium in October 21-23 2019, Herald Ruijters of DG Move in the European Commission was very enthusiastic about fuel cell buses.
14 Aug 2019
30 Solaris Urbino electric buses for Italy
The Solaris Bus & Coach company has won another zero-emission order for Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses in Italy. Following the agreement recently signed with ATM Milan, in line with which up to 250 vehicles of this type will be delivered in Milan, the Polish manufacturer has received an order from the transport operator ACTV SPA Venezia for 30 urban electric 12 electric buses and infrastructure for battery charging. The total value of the contract acquired exceeds 20 million euros.
19 Jul 2019
Electric bus demand surging outside China
In electric vehicles, China is not what it used to be. Electric bike demand collapsed five years ago, and electric bus demand followed two years ago. With electric buses, the reason was entirely a precipitous drop in government financial support of demand and production, the peak being accentuated by pulling forward to grab subsidies while there were available. In 2020 they will be zero but despite this, in 2027 China plans that full electrification of its bus fleet will be complete.
28 Feb 2019
Electric Vehicle Motor Proliferation Spurs Huge Market
Traction motor sales grow faster than electric vehicle sales because small vehicles such as mobility for the disabled have two motors. IFEVS has put two in microcars for four-wheel drive. In larger cars, two motors is now commonplace for economy, performance, four-wheel drive, vectored steering and attack survival.
9 Nov 2017
A report from UITP-Busworld 2017
UITP-Busworld 2017 took place at Kortrijk Expo from the 23rd to the 25th October 2017. Running for over 40 years it is the worlds oldest and largest bus and coach exhibition. This year UITP and Busworld announced the first collaboration of their international bus conference in parallel to the Busworld exhibition.
Analyst Aman Atak was there to learn about new developments and products, as well as attending the conference, in parallel, on the outlook of electric buses in China.