Chariot Motors’ partner Higer to make electric and hydrogen buses in Brazil

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Chinese bus maker Higer, part of the group that manufactures King Long and Golden Dragon brands, continues to demonstrate great ambition in the electrification of Latin American public transport. Last November Brazil witnessed the official presentation of the Higer Azure 12BR electric standard in an event chaired by the Mayor of São Paulo. The 12.2…

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Sofia tests Europe’s first 18m ultracapacitor e-bus

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Chariot Motors’ latest product, the 18m UC e-bus, has been road tested in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. The new articulated 18m UC electric bus is a joint effort by Israeli-Bulgarian company Chariot Motors, China’s largest bus manufacturer Higer, and world-leading ultracapacitor maker Aowei. Cutting edge ultracapacitor technology enables these vehicles to reuse brake energy using what…

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Chariot Motors to supply four more ultracapacitor e-buses to Sofia

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13 July 2022: Electric bus and charger pioneer Chariot Motors, supplier of Ultracapacitor (UC) e-buses to Sofia operator Stolichen Elektrotransport, won a tender and signed a contract for delivery of four more UC e-buses. Announced in May, the contest was for fast-charging, low-floor buses plus three electric chargers. Chariot 12-metre-long UC e-buses are produced by…

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Electreon to pilot US subsurface wireless EV road charging in 2023

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Israeli company Electreon has announced it is planning to build the United States’ first road stretch with built-in electric vehicle wireless charging. The pilot project is set to be finished next year in Detroit, Michigan. Initially it will be a mile long. The road will have a sub-surface network of charging coils connected to the…

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Czech electric bus guide includes a key Chariot UC e-bus study

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A key study of ultracapacitor technology used in Chariot fast charging city e-buses, has appeared on the website – page 27. The Czech Ministry of Transport website has also picked up the guide. Read more in English on the Chariot UC e-bus study below: Chariot UC fast charging e-buses and their features The Chariot…

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