It has been fairly a while since Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), the Berlin public transport firm, positioned an order for 90 Solaris Urbino 12 electrical buses in June 2019.

Simply earlier than the top of the yr, Solaris accomplished the deliveries and BVG can now take pleasure in one of many largest EV bus fleets, which features a complete of 123 Solaris EVs. Along with EVs from different producers, like Mercedes-Benz, the German capital is lastly eradicating a major variety of diesel automobiles.

“The automobiles function batteries boasting a complete nominal capability of 300 kWh. They’re charged utilizing a plug-in system. Every of the 90 buses ordered by BVG can carry as much as 65 passengers. The electrical Solaris-buses are outfitted with, amongst different issues, air-con with CO2 warmth pump, CCTV cameras and USB ports obtainable to passengers. As well as, a turning digicam helps the motive force when turning proper, which additional will increase security when maneuvering in metropolis visitors.”

Solaris Urbino 12 electric in Berlin, Germany

Solaris Urbino 12 electrical in Berlin, Germany

In response to Solaris, the corporate produced practically 25% of all newly registered buses with electrical drives in Western Europe within the first three quarters of 2020.

The full quantity in the course of the interval was 242, which signifies that the full was near 1,000 – or greater than 100 monthly.