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Iveco Bus to supply electric models to QBUZZ in the Netherlands

Italy-based bus manufacturer Iveco Bus, one of the eight commercial vehicle brands of Iveco Group, has won a tender to supply 140 electric buses to public transport operator QBUZZ in the Zuid-Holland Noord concession area in the Netherlands. The 102 CROSSWAY Low Entry ELEC and 38 E-WAY units are scheduled to begin service by December… Read more »

All EV drivers in the Netherlands can now use Tesla’s Supercharger network

The long-awaited opening of Tesla’s Supercharger network recently took another leap forward as the company expanded access for non-Tesla EVs to all 36 of its locations in the Netherlands. To start using the Superchargers, drivers of CCS-equipped EVs simply need to download the Tesla app. Tesla took the first step towards an open network in… Read more »

Electric paving machine to go into service in the Netherlands

Dutch civil engineering company Bam Infra Nederland has commissioned yellow-machine builder Wirtgen and Dutch powertrain developer New Electric to convert an asphalt spreading machine into “the world’s first fully electric paver.” The conversion team replaced the paver’s stage V motor with an electric drive consisting of a 270 kWh battery pack and two “smartly switched”… Read more »

DAF’s CF Electric refuse truck begins field tests in the Netherlands

As part of a field test of four comparable vehicles, the first DAF CF Electric 6×2 refuse collection truck has begun operations with Dutch public waste disposal firm ROVA. The vehicle will serve the Dutch city of Zwolle. Since the end of 2018, DAF CF Electric 4×2 tractors have been in operation for inner-city distribution… Read more »

Netherlands takes “largest order” title with 259 BYD e-buses

The record for “largest order of electric buses in Europe” is proving to be a rapidly moving target. In November, Volvo sold 157 e-buses to a French public transit operator, and proclaimed that this order was the largest in Europe to date. Now Keolis, a private public transport operator that manages bus and metro systems… Read more »

Ecotap and Allego to deploy 4,500 public chargers in the Netherlands

The Dutch provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel have awarded charger manufacturer Ecotap and charging solution provider Allego a contract to install and operate 4,500 public charging points in 43 cities. The new chargers will make the maximum possible use of sustainably generated energy from local energy coops, and will automatically reduce charging speeds during peak… Read more »

Tritium announces European expansion, opens EU HQ in The Netherlands

Australia-based EVSE manufacturer Tritium has opened a new European headquarters in Amsterdam. The facility will be the center for its European sales program, and will house a training and accreditation unit for technical service and customer support. It also has the capability to customize Tritium’s products to meet local market needs and specific customer requirements…. Read more »

Allego to operate fast charging at Shell stations in Netherlands and UK

Netherlands-based charging operator Allego has partnered with Shell to install and operate DC fast chargers at selected Shell stations in the Netherlands and the UK. The new 50 kW chargers are expected to be operational by the end of 2017. The first locations will be in Greater London, Derby and Randstad in the western Netherlands…. Read more »

Fastned adds Tesla adaptors to its 50 fast charging stations in the Netherlands

Dutch charging network operator Fastned has announced that it will add Tesla adaptors at all of its 50 stations in the Netherlands by the end of March. According to Fastned, there are now almost 5,000 Teslas on Dutch roads, and more being delivered every month. The 50 Fastned locations will surely make a welcome addition… Read more »

Norway and Netherlands lead in plug-in vehicle market share, Koreans feeling left out

It’s no surprise that EV usage is growing much faster in some countries than in others. A recent report from IHS Automotive comparing EV uptake in eight of the world’s most advanced economies shows huge differences not only in the market share of plug-in vehicles, but also in the specific models favored by consumers. Most… Read more »