Apr 20

Can Fast-Charging Damage Electric Bus Batteries?

Fast-charging, also called opportunity charging, can be convenient when it comes to charging electric buses. It can lower the charging wait time to 10 minutes, or almost equivalent to the time it takes to refill a fuel bus. Since the battery is one of the biggest investments in an electric... read more →
Apr 14
Mar 25

Understanding and Navigating The 2 Stages of a Mixed Bus Fleet

How to Deal with a Mixed Fleet  As it becomes increasingly common for bus fleets to transition and integrate more electric vehicles, mixed fleets are becoming more prevalent. There are many factors to take into consideration when dealing with a mixed fleet depending on the stage of the transition and... read more →
Mar 16
Feb 25

London’s Electric Bus Sounds

With the introduction of electric buses in cities, the air is becoming cleaner, reducing pollutants like nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM). Cities are becoming quieter and in turn, a healthier and more enjoyable environment for citizens to live in.  However, since electric buses are so quiet new sounds... read more →
Feb 18

The Effect of Cold Weather on Electric Bus Range

During this time of year, one of the most important factors in the reduction of range in electric buses is the cold weather.  Even though there is a lot of empirical evidence that this is true, we rarely can find some hard evidence that helps us understand the effects of... read more →
Feb 11
Jan 24
Jan 16

Understanding Battery Warranty For Electric Buses

Did you know a standard Lithium-ion battery experiences 10 times more degradation when operated near 100% cycle DoD compared to when operating at a 10% DoD for the same amount of charged power (DOD = Depth of Discharge)? So why is that important to know? Well, in practical terms, when... read more →
Dec 19

Qbuzz turns Groningen green with 152 Electric Buses

For the first time in Europe, 152 electric buses have been introduced to one city at the same time. This makes this extensive project the largest introduction of electric buses in one go (outside of China). And together with the 12 electric buses already in usage, the e-fleet now totals... read more →