Daimler gets on board shift to electric school buses

A yellow icon of American transport is looking to go green, with Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses signaling a shift away from diesel-powered pupil-movers in favor of an electric variant. The Jouley electric school bus that was debuted at the National Association of Pupil Transportation in Ohio this week can carry up to 81 kids and is powered by a 160-kWh battery. This affords it a 160-km (100-mi) run on each charge, while additional battery packs can be added to stretch out that range... Continue Reading Daimler gets on board shift to electric school buses Category: Automotive Tags: Daimler Diesel Electric Vehicles Related Articles: VW "Dieselgate" computer code revealed amid suspicions of fraud at Daimler Mercedes introduces hi-tech pistons made from steel Mercedes energy storage units headed for UK homes 3D printin

Daimler gets on board shift to electric school buses

A yellow icon of American transport is looking to go green, with Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses signaling a shift away from diesel-powered pupil-movers in favor of an electric ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Gizmag

Mitsubishi Fuso to Launch 'World's 1st' Electric Truck in Japan (1)

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp (Mitsubishi Fuso) announced Oct 19, 2017, that it will start to deliver the "eCanter," which the company claims is the world's first mass-produced compact ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Tech-On

Mitsubishi Fuso to Launch 'World's 1st' Electric Truck in Japan (2)

The battery, motor, inverter, etc, which are the main components of the electric truck, are procured from European, South Korean and the US companies. The capacity of the Li-ion battery (the ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Tech-On

Mitsubishi Fuso to Launch 'World's 1st' Electric Truck in Japan (3)

As a driving motor, a "permanent magnet-type synchronous motor" was employed. It is procured from a Europe-based motor manufacturer. Its maximum output and maximum torque are 135kW and 390N·m, ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Tech-On

Sri Lanka plans to scrap state-owned fossil fuel vehicles by 2025

Sri Lanka announced Thursday plans to replace all state-owned vehicles with electric or hybrid models by 2025, a move that will be extended to private vehicles by 2040.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from Phys.org

Volvo 7900 Electric bus offers more range, good looks - Roadshow

Good looks compared to other buses, that is to say.

Mon 6 Nov 17 from CNET

E-Fuso Vision One Wants To Pull The Heavy Weight

Thu 9 Nov 17 from CleanTechnica

Canada’s Largest Retailer Unveils Fully Electric Class 8 Truck

Canada's largest retailer specializing in food and pharmaceuticals has unveiled a 53 foot, fully electric class 8 BYD truck that is the first in a transition of its company-owned fleet to electric ...

Mon 6 Nov 17 from CleanTechnica

Self-driving buses to ply in China

China has developed its first solely electric-powered self-driving buses that can travel up to 150 km on a single charge and plans to deploy them later this month, media reports said on Tuesday. ...

Tue 7 Nov 17 from The Hindu

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