Four vehicle manufacturers are help cities adopt bus fleets equipped with “soot-free” technologies to tackle air pollution. BYD, Cummins, Scania and Volvo Buses have pledged to ensure soot-free engine technology is available for purchase in 20 megacities next year, including Bangkok, Dhaka, Istanbul, Jakarta, Sao Paulo and Sydney. Soot-free technology is any engine that meets […]
ELN reporter Tom Grimwood heads to Waterloo to take a ride on London’s first all-electric buses.
Hybrid and hydrogen powered buses have already been a familiar sight on London’s streets for several years but today for the first time they’re being joined all-electric models. Built by the Chinese firm BYD, two new ‘ebuses’ are first joining the 507 route and later the 521 to undergo trials in the Capital. The routes […]
London is set to have its first fleet of electric minicabs rolled out next year. Chinese car manufacturer BYD will supply GreenTomatoCars with 50 of its all-electric vehicles for trail use in London as part of a new agreement. Known as zero-direct-emission EVs, they emits no harmful toxic emissions or greenhouse gases directly. Mayor of […]