BYD wins order for another 406 electric buses in Bogotá, Colombia

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A joint venture between Colombian business group Fanalca and international public transport operator Transdev used BYD’s integrated E-bus solutions to bid and successfully won the tender.

COP26 declaration on accelerating the transition to 100% zero emission cars and vans

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All governments should also support the transition of these light vehicles to zero emission vehicles; Kenya; Secretariat of Economy, Mexico; Morocco; Paraguay; Rwanda; Turkey; Uruguay.

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BYD lands contract for 35 electric buses at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

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It features an all-aluminum frame with appropriate weight distribution with an internally developed energy recovery system (during braking). Orders have been awarded in China, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Uruguay, North and South America. BYD Company, Ltd. has been selected to supply 35 all-electric buses to be used to transfer passengers between airport terminals and aircraft at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Eaton signs long-term agreement with Argentine bus manufacturer TATSA to design and supply hybrid systems

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As a member of the Argentine commercial vehicle industry, TATSA is engaged in an expansion process in both domestic and international markets. Since 2005, the company has been building commercial vehicles at a plant in San Martin, Buenos Aires, and this year will start production in a new plant located in Maldonado, Uruguay. Eaton Corporation has signed a long-term agreement to design and supply Argentine bus manufacturer Tecnología Avanzada en Transporte S.

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GM Creates New South America Regional Organization

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GM South America includes GM’s existing sales and manufacturing operations in Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela as well as sales activities in those countries and Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. The GM International Operations team is doing a great job expanding our global presence. General Motors is creating a new regional organization to meet rising customer demand in South America.

Nations agree on global, legally binding treaty on mercury emissions: Minamata Convention on Mercury

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At the conclusion of the International Negotiating Committee on Mercury ( INC5 ) meeting in Geneva ( earlier post ), nations agreed on a global, legally-binding treaty to prevent mercury emissions and releases. The Committee, chaired by Fernando Lugris of Uruguay, will present the Convention text to the UNEP Governing Council for adoption next month. The international negotiators selected the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to fund implementation of the new Mercury Convention.