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How Geofencing can become part of our cities
6 December 2018
The new action plan for geofencing is to eventually make cities safer, the air cleaner and the noise level lower. The measures in the action plan also contribute to improved accessibility through a calmer and more consistent pace of traffic.
Pioneering automation: Volvo demonstrates autonomous electric bus
20 June 2018
Starting on June 15 and throughout the Volvo Ocean Race competition in Gothenburg, Sweden, the pioneering autonomous Volvo bus will be shown to specially invited guests.
Volvo Ocean Race signals the start for electric articulated buses in Gothenburg
1 June 2018
When Gothenburg, Sweden, welcomes the Volvo Ocean Race on June 14–21, the city will also welcome two all-electric articulated Volvo buses which will carry visitors between downtown Nordstan and the event venue in Frihamnen.
Electric articulated buses being tested in Gothenburg – operations start in June
26 March 2018
In June, regular traffic with electrified buses will expand in Gothenburg. Two prototype all-electric articulated buses will be tested on part of route 16, which has frequent departures and carries a large number of passengers. The trial is being run within the framework of ElectriCity, which since 2015 has been running electrified buses in demo traffic on route 55 in Gothenburg.
Passengers appreciate the silence in electric buses
8 March 2018
ElectriCity and the opportunities for cities and passengers from different user perspectives, was in focus during a recent workshop at Chalmers University of Technology.
ElectriCity in new toolkit from the Swedish Institute
15 February 2018
ElectriCity and route 55 is one of eight Swedish initiatives for a sustainable city development that are presented in a new toolkit for communications, events and exhibitions produced by the Swedish Institute.
Passengers turned the electric bus stop into a living room
22 January 2018
A living room with lots of green plants, a place to meet, study or have a cup of coffee. That was the result when Chalmers researchers asked passengers on the electric bus route 55 to design an indoor stop where people want to stay.
Seasonal atmosphere at city bus stops
29 November 2017
On November 30 Gothenburg will once again be transformed into the Christmas City, with everything that means in terms of beautiful sights and a wonderful seasonal atmosphere.
Summit meeting on board electric buses
20 November 2017
In connection with the recent EU summit meeting in Gothenburg, several of the visiting politicians had the chance to test the electric buses that usually operate on route 55.
New research project on bus route 55: Drivers test Volvo Dynamic Steering
4 September 2017
Seven buses on bus route 55 have been equipped with Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS) in preparation for the start of service in August. The system is specially designed to facilitate steering, reduce steering wheel vibration and compensate for road unevenness, in order to make driver's work easier and reduce work-related injuries.
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Electric buses on route 55 and EL16
Electric buses now operate on route 55 and part of route 16.
For researchers and companies
ElectriCity gives research institutes and companies scope for developing solutions for sustainable travel.
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