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  1. Electric buses in Oxford

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    Oxford City Council wins £1.7m to introduce Oxford’s first fully-electric double-decker buses | Oxford City Council Wonder what kind of range these 5 buses will get and whether they are viable in the near future without this kind of grant. Great to see though.
  2. Diesel scrappage, pollution and EV ownership on Radio 4's Today this morning

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    At 0740: "Theresa May has asked officials to develop plans to scrap diesel cars as part of proposals to improve air quality. The government is due to announce plans to comply with European Union legislation to improve air quality and meet nitrogen dioxide limits by April 24 following a ruling by...
  3. 600kW rapid charging

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    Yes, it exists, and is in service in Geneva. ABB TOSA system is for buses, and has 15 second contact charging for top-ups at bus stops. 600kW. They have Chademo charging as well at the depot. The chargers at bus stops have local battery storage, which makes sense, since the grid connection...
  4. Kenyan "solar" bus

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    Uganda's Kiira Motors unveils 'Africa's first solar bus' - BBC News Interesting announcement and normally I would ignore the hype of Solar PV and vehicles, but given the market (Kenya) and the strength of the light available I looked a little further; In the spec (here...
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