Solaris delivers 100 Urbino 12 hybrid buses to Cagliari city

Solaris will deliver 100 Urbino 12 hybrid buses to Cagliari, the Sardinian capital. The contract is part of a framework agreement signed in 2021 with joint-stock company Consip owned by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF). Under that agreement, public transport companies (TPL, Italian: Trasporti Pubblici Locali) are allowed to order vehicles directly or make a call for tender targeting chosen suppliers. The Solaris vehicles will arrive to Sardinia […]

Toshiba unveils new chip for BMS in battery and hybrid EVs

Toshiba Electronics Europe (‘Toshiba’) has launched a new normally open (NO) 1-Form-A photorelay that is intended for use in a multitude of battery- and hybrid-electric vehicle applications including within the battery management system (BMS), ground fault detection and identifying faults with mechanical relays. The new TLX9160T is said to be Toshiba’s first device with a […]