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Alexander Dennis to provide 50 additional electric buses to Greater Manchester

British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, a subsidiary of NFI Group, has received an order from Transport for Greater Manchester for an additional 50 zero-emission double-deck buses, doubling the agency’s initial order. The Manchester bus fleet, which has been franchised to Go-Ahead Group and dubbed Bee Network, will now include 100 NFI vehicles. These additional 50… Read more »

Alexander Dennis adds two new electric buses, designed in-house, to its lineup

Bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, (ADL) a subsidiary of the NFI Group, is expanding its zero-emission bus portfolio with the addition of two new electric bus products fully designed and integrated in-house. The two new models, a small bus and double-decker, are expected to be available for customer delivery from late 2023. They will complement the… Read more »

London bus operator orders 195 electric buses from Alexander Dennis and BYD

Five years ago, Alexander Dennis (ADL), a subsidiary of global bus manufacturer NFI Group, formed a partnership with BYD UK to build electric buses, using BYD’s battery-electric driveline technology and ADL’s British-built, customizable bodies. There are now over 400 BYD ADL electric buses operating in London alone, and another 300 vehicles are on order. Now… Read more »

Alexander Dennis launches double-deck hybrid bus with extended electric range

British bus and coach manufacturer Alexander Dennis has launched the Enviro400ER Electric Range, a double-deck hybrid bus that can run up to three miles in electric mode. Built in partnership with BAE Systems, the Enviro400ER’s lithium nickel manganese cobalt battery has a capacity of 32 kWh. Arthur Whiteside, Managing Director of UK Sales at Alexander… Read more »

Fourth London bus route goes electric with Alexander Dennis/BYD e-buses

London’s world-famous red buses are steadily going electric. Route 153 serves many of the City of London’s most congested streets, between Finsbury Park in the north and Moorgate in the heart of the financial district. This route will be the fourth in the capital to go fully electric, with a new fleet consisting of eleven… Read more »

To catch up on electric buses, Europe’s transit firms are working with China

When it comes to the EV race, China hasn’t just lapped the US and Europe—they’re running circles around us. No segment illustrates this embarrassment better than the electric bus market. As Michael Barnard reports in a recent CleanTechnica article, China currently has around 600,000 battery-electric buses operating in its cities. The US (which has 24%… Read more »

First Bus to build charging hub with 160 e-bus charge points in Glasgow

Transit operator First Bus plans to install 160 charging points at its Caledonia bus depot in Glasgow. There will be space to charge up to 320 electric buses on site. First Bus, which currently operates 337 buses out of the depot, eventually plans to replace half its fleet with electric buses. The first phase of… Read more »

NFI unveils electric double-decker bus for North America

Bus and coach manufacturer the NFI Group has unveiled its first zero-emission, three-axle double-deck bus. The Enviro500EV CHARGE is the North American all-electric version of the company’s popular double-decker bus, and is produced by NFI subsidiary Alexander Dennis (ADL). The 45-foot Enviro500EV CHARGE offers panoramic views, low-floor entry, reclined seating, overhead reading lights and air… Read more »

MCI launches new D series battery-electric commuter coach

Bus and coach manufacturer Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of the NFI Group (which also includes the New Flyer and Alexander Dennis brands), has unveiled its new zero-emission commuter coach, the D45 CRT LE CHARGE, and also launched its new D series of coaches. The battery-electric D45 CRT LE CHARGE integrates CHARGE propulsion technology… Read more »

Proterra launches program to help OEMs build EVs for commercial fleets

California-based electric bus maker Proterra has launched a new program, Proterra Powered, to help automakers manufacture their own electric fleet vehicles. Proterra designs and manufactures battery systems, electric drivetrain technology, and standardized, heavy-duty charging systems for commercial vehicle applications. As part of Proterra Powered, Proterra will provide OEMs with the electrification hardware as well as… Read more »