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Daimler Buses and ESWE Verkehr open electric bus depot with 120 charging stations

Daimler Buses has delivered an electric bus fleet for the German transport company ESWE Verkehr in Wiesbaden and supplied a total of 120 battery-electric eCitaro buses since the start of the project in 2019.  Daimler Buses supervised all construction measures and oversaw the installation of a total of 120 charging stations. The company deployed charged management… Read more »

Daimler Buses and BMZ Poland collaborate on development of e-bus batteries

Daimler Buses has partnered with lithium-ion and sodium-ion battery manufacturer BMZ Poland for the development and supply of next-generation NMC4 batteries specifically for e-buses. The collaboration combines Daimler’s expertise in bus development and manufacturing and BMZ’s know-how in heavy-duty lithium-ion battery solutions. The aim is to develop batteries with higher energy density for longer range… Read more »

Daimler Buses to supply electric public transport buses and charging infrastructure in The Hague 

Daimler Buses’ e-infrastructure subsidiary, Daimler Buses Solutions, will supply charging stations and charging management, including software and operating concept, for an e-bus depot in the Dutch city of The Hague.  The depot will be operated by public transport provider HTM Personenvervoer. Commissioning of the project is planned for the third quarter of 2024. Daimler Buses… Read more »

Daimler Truck continues to choose Proterra battery technology for electric school buses and delivery vehicles

Proterra’s August bankruptcy filing sent a shock wave through the EV industry, partly because several EV builders depend on Proterra’s well-respected battery technology. Fortunately, the Volvo Group quickly snapped up the company’s battery business, and it appears that business as usual will continue. Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has announced plans to use Proterra’s battery… Read more »

Proterra raises $155 million, will work with Daimler to electrify school buses

Electric bus maker Proterra, a company that we’ve often written about, has secured a new $155-million round of investment, co-led by Daimler (the exact amount Daimler invested has not been divulged). Along with the investment, Daimler and Proterra agreed to “explore the electrification of select Daimler heavy-duty vehicles. The first of these efforts will be… Read more »

Daimler to bring BEV and fuel cell buses into production by 2018

Daimler Buses has announced that it plans to bring both the battery-electric Citaro E-CELL and the hydrogen-powered Citaro F-CELL to production standard and into service by 2018. The two models are based on a joint E-Mobility platform that includes charging systems with plug-in technology as well as current collector systems on the roof of the… Read more »

Daimler India to enter light-duty truck segment with next-generation eCanter

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck, plans to introduce the next-generation eCanter to the Indian market in the next 6-12 months. Production of the eCanter began in 2017 at Daimler Truck subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus in Japan. The next-generation model eCanter premiered in Japan and Europe in 2022…. Read more »

Thomas Built Buses topped 1.5 million electric school bus miles driven in Virginia

In collaboration with the Electric School Bus (ESB) program of Dominion Energy, a regional utility headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Daimler Truck North America subsidiary Thomas Built Buses (TBB) has announced that the state has now surpassed 1.5 million electric school bus miles driven.  Also partnering in the program is Virginia bus dealer Sonny Merryman. The… Read more »

Thomas Built Buses delivers its 1,000th electric school bus

US school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, a brand of the Daimler Group, has delivered its 1,000th Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley battery-electric school bus as part of an order for eight of the buses placed by Meriwether County School System (MCSS) in Georgia. The new buses are fully funded through the EPA’s Clean School Bus grant… Read more »

Accelera, Daimler Truck and PACCAR plan to produce battery cells in Mississippi

Marshall County, Mississippi, is the future site of a planned joint venture of Accelera, the zero-emissions segment of Cummins; Daimler Trucks & Buses US Holding, a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks; and US commercial truck maker PACCAR, which produces diesel and electric models under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF brands. Plans call for the 21 GWh… Read more »