Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ has opened a plant to produce electric buses on the property of the Sokolniki Car Repair and Construction Plant (SVARZ) in Moscow. An assembly line designed to produce up to 500 electric buses per year will operate at SVARZ as the first stage. In the second stage, KAMAZ will construct another… Read more »
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If someone asked you which of the world’s major cities has the most electric buses in operation outside of China, would your first guess be the capital of a country that’s one of the planet’s largest fossil fuel producers, and that seldom generates any EV-related news in the US press (except for an impractical plan… Read more »
Moscow boasts the largest fleet of electric transit buses in Europe. By the end of 2021, there will be 1,000 e-buses on the streets of the Russian capital. Now the Moscow transit authority reports that it will generally buy no more diesel buses. “Starting this year, by the decision of the Mayor of Moscow, we… Read more »
What city currently operates the largest fleet of electric buses in Europe? It’s not Oslo or Amsterdam, but Moscow, which just launched its 500th electric bus. Moscow’s electric fleet is thus the largest in Europe. That’s right—as of October, there were 300 electric buses in London, 259 in Paris, 200 in Berlin and 164 in… Read more »
Electric buses are proliferating, many of them far beyond the expected early-adopting cities. Russia is hardly an EV hotspot, but there are already 450 electric buses on the streets of Moscow, running on 36 routes. The capital prides itself on having one of the largest e-bus fleets outside of China. Mosgortrans, the city’s major bus… Read more »