18 Oct 2022
Impact, Toshiba, Itochu in New Hydrogen Project
Impact Clean Power technology S.A., ITOCHU Plantech Inc and Toshina Energy Systems and Solutions Corp. started the development of hydrogen fuel cell system dedicated for heavy duty transportation.
16 Sep 2022
Solaris Unveils Urbino 18 Hydrogen Bus
The Urbino 18 hydrogen bus is now Solaris's second hydrogen bus in its zero-emission offering. As with the shorter version, the main energy source in this vehicle is hydrogen. With this 18-metre model, the manufacturer is responding to the growing market for vehicles of this type. This also reflects the commitment of Solaris when it comes to the development of zero-emission solutions and its desire to provide its clients with the widest possible range of environmentally friendly vehicles.
18 Jul 2022
Allison Transmission: eAxles for Commercial Vehicles
Allison Transmission is the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. It is also the leader in hybrid propulsion systems for city buses.
During this interview, IDTechEx focussed on Allison Transmission's products and progress in providing electric drive systems to commercial vehicles.
16 May 2022
Madrid Orders 60 Solaris Electric Buses
EMT, the public bus operator in the City of Madrid, has commissioned 60 electric buses from Solaris. Madrid bets on high energy batteries and pantograph charging which will ensure high operability in all kinds of conditions. The silent and emission-free Urbino 12 electric buses are flagship vehicles of the manufacturer. Contract value is over 30 million EUR.
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.