On February 26, Iveco Group announced that DHL Group has ordered 178 IVECO S-Way CNG trucks for its Post & Parcel Germany division, expanding its fleet to over 450 CNG vehicles. The new bio-CNG-powered trucks aim to further reduce DHL Group's carbon footprint, contributing significantly to road transport decarbonizat
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On February 26, Wrightbus secured new orders for 28 hydrogen single-deck buses from Saarbahn GmbH, a German transport company. The orders consist of 28 Kite Hydroliners, with the first vehicles to be delivered in 2024.
The buses will be built at the Wrightbus factory in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. The company has al
On February 27, Wrightbus announced that it is planning to produce a hydrogen coach, which is expected to be in production by 2026. The company also plans to unveil a prototype model, to demonstrate the powertrain, by the end of 2024.
According to the automaker, the concept model is ready, the predevelopment work has
On February 26, Navistar announced the first deliveries of the International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain to several key fleet customers, including Gemini Motor Transport, Saddle Creek Logistics Services, and Paschall Truck Lines.
The S13 Integrated Powertrain is the company's m
On February 22, MAN Truck & Bus will establish battery repair centers across Europe in 2024 and 2025, investing millions over the next two years. Two centers are already operational in Germany and Spain. The expansion is in preparation for the delivery of the new MAN eTruck generation in 2024.
The primary focus is to
On February 26, Daimler Buses announced that it will present the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G fuel cell, an electric articulated bus with a hydrogen fuel cell as a range extender at mobility move 2024, the electric bus conference from March 5 to 7, 2024 in Berlin. The bus is equipped with four battery packs featuring the
On February 26, Kamaz announced that it is planning to assemble 220 vehicles per day by the fourth quarter of this year. At present, it is assembling 200 vehicles per day. Next year, it is targeting the assembly of 240 vehicles per day.
The primary task for this year is the development of the heavy family of K5 gener
On February 20, the Ministry of Transport of China (MOT) announced permission for State Power Investment Corp., Ltd. (SPIC) to serve as the organizer of pilot projects on construction networking and demonstration application of heavy-duty truck battery swapping stations, R&D of hydrogen fuel cells and application of
On February 21, MAN Truck and Bus announced that will feature its fully electric city bus from the "BeIntelli" automation project at the 15th VDV electric bus conference in Berlin from March 5 to 7, 2024. The showcase will focus on eMobility, autonomous driving in city buses, and key topics such as digitalization, fi
On February 19, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) announced it will initiate the MINDED research project (Thermal and energy Management for INcreased Driving range of an Electric minibus including improved user-centric Design and thermal comfort) to enhance EV range through innovative thermal management. The pro
On February 21, Iveco Group announced that it has collaborated with Greece for sustainable mobility, exporting gas technology expertise. The Greek Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport selected Iveco Bus for Urbanway CNG articulated model, running on CNG and compatible with biomethane. Athens will receive 100 Urba
On February 20, Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) announced that it had signed an agreement with the AVM company to create an assembly plant in Zimbabwe. The signed agreement implies the organization of assembly of equipment at the production facilities of AVM with the possibility of subsequent sale to nearby African coun
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (hereafter "Mitsubishi Fuso") announces the launch of all-new Canter light-duty truck in Japan which will go on sale in February. The price (in the Tokyo area, including consumption tax) is JPY 6,526,300.
The new Canter is powered by the 4P10+ engine with a maximum output of
Announced on February 21, 2024, Thailand’s EV board meeting has approved incentives that aim to encourage companies to change their commercial fleets of large trucks and buses to BEVs.
The support (for eligible companies) will be granted as a special tax deduction, effective until December 2025. Companies purchasing
Announced on February 20, 2024, Daimler Commercial Vehicles Indonesia (DCVI) and Daimler Commercial Vehicles Manufacturing Indonesia (DCVMI), on February 19, held a groundbreaking ceremony for a brand-new production and assembly facility in Cikarang, West Java.
This state-of-the-art facility promises (i) Increased p
On February 19, Wuling Motors officially started accepting pre-orders for the Wuling Yangguang next-generation New Energy commercial vehicle (NECV). The vehicle is available in three variants, with pre-order prices ranging from CNY 73,800 to CNY 85,800.
Based on a new platform, the Wuling Yangguang has a rear-engine
On February 16, Indcar, a Spanish-based coachbuilder, carried out new tests of the e-B6 electric model with Sagalé, a Spanish public transport operator. The trials were conducted within the municipalities of Parets del Vallès and Santa Pèrpetua de Mogoda, in Barcelona, Spain.
The e-B6 model is a 100% electric vehicle
On February 6, Foton Motor announced the recent signing of a strategic cooperation agreement with Indomobil, an Indonesian company, in Jakarta, Indonesia. This marks the official implementation of a cooperative project between the two parties after they formed a strategic partnership in July 2023.
First, Indomobil wi
On February 16, Tata Motors along with its authorized distributor, Tata Africa Holdings Limited, announced the commercial launch of its range of multipurpose heavy-duty trucks – Ultra T.9 and Ultra T.14, in South Africa.
The Ultra truck T.9 (powered with a 3.3L engine) and Ultra T.14 (powered with a 5.0L engine) com
On February 14, Iveco Group announced that its urban bus brand, HEULIEZ, secured a EUR 125 million contract from Marseille's public transport operator, Régie des Transports Métropolitains (RTM), for the supply of 200 electric buses. The order is a significant step in electrifying over a third of RTM's fleet by 2027,