London to have Europe’s largest double-decker electric bus fleet

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced the creation of the largest double-decker electric bus fleet in Europe today, as he brought together city leaders from across England and Wales for a national air quality summit. The capital’s zero-emission public transport network is to get even larger as the Mayor declared that 68 new electric double-deckers will join the bus fleet in London. Sadiq revealed that the number of electric double-deck buses in London will increase more than tenfold, and that two routes run by Metroline from Barnet to central…

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Heathrow Signs Landmark Deal to Host One of the UK’s Largest Electric Vehicle Fleets

Heathrow, Jaguar and travel services company WeKnowGroup have signed a landmark deal that will see a fleet of up to 200 fully-electric Jaguar I-PACE vehicles available to passengers for travel to and from Heathrow. The service, to roll-out in summer 2018, will create the largest chauffeur-driven fleet of electric vehicles in the UK and support Heathrow’s commitment to improving air quality around the airport. The deal announced today brings together two iconic British brands and a British SME to lead the way in EV adoption, improving air quality and supporting…

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Premiere for Volvo Trucks’ First All-Electric Truck

Volvo Trucks now introduces its first all-electric truck for commercial use – the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. Sales and series production of the new model will start in Europe next year. With this introduction Volvo Trucks takes the lead in solutions for electrified goods transport in cities. “We’re immensely proud to present the first in a range of fully electrically-powered Volvo trucks ready for regular traffic. With this model we are making it possible for cities that aim for sustainable urban development to…

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