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Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet

Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet

As part of the Low Emissions Roadmap, Auckland Transport plans to only procure low emission buses from 2025 and have a full low emission fleet by 2040.

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Christchurch and Auckland prepare to roll-out electric bus fleets

Electrification of the country’s transport sector will further drive New Zealand’s decarbonisation efforts and support its aims to have a full zero emission bus fleet by 2040.

Swedish transport authority awards fossil-free bus contract

Swedish transport authority awards fossil-free bus contract

Storstockholms Lokaltrafik has awarded Keolis a €500m, four-year extension to operate and maintain the fleet, which will serve the centre of Stockholm and Lidingö island.

Electric bus roll-out planned for Greater Copenhagen

Electric bus roll-out planned for Greater Copenhagen

East Denmark’s public transport authority has awarded Keolis a 10-year contract to operate and maintain 47 buses, including 32 which are fully electric.

LA orders 155 electric buses

LA orders 155 electric buses

The first vehicles are expected to be in service by summer, with the full fleet deployed by the end of next year.

World's first hydrogen bus fleet rolls out in France

World's first hydrogen bus fleet rolls out in France

The new service will see eight 18-metre long Van Hool buses operate on a 6km dedicated line in the centre of Pau.

Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative

Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative

The goal of Project Qatar Mobility is to develop a sustainable and commercial deployment of autonomous driving shuttles and bus services.

US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects

US DOT announces more than $110m in funding for bus and ferry projects

Grants will help to expand advanced bus technologies in 38 states and enhance mobility for ferry users across the US.

New contract opens up integrated mobility options in Bergen

New contract opens up integrated mobility options in Bergen

Public transport authority Skyss will roll out a mainly electric bus fleet this year, run by Keolis which already operates the Norwegian city’s light rail network

Electric buses roll out in Northern France

Electric buses roll out in Northern France

Keolis has begun operating 43 fully electric buses on three of the four new bus rapid transit routes in Amiens on behalf of Amiens Métropole.