Solaris, the Polish bus producer (a part of the CAF Group), has launched its new all-electric mannequin, the Solaris Urbino 15 LE electrical, hinted at in the Spring.

It is a 15-meter lengthy, tri-axle, low entry bus, envisioned for metropolis and intercity transport. This new mannequin to be provided solely with zero-emission drivelines.

Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric
Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric

In line with the producer the highest model will be outfitted with a 470 kWh battery (six packs) and a 300 kW electrical motor, powered by SiC energy electronics. We should though keep in mind that on the bus market, the spec will depend on explicit buyer order.

“The newest era Solaris Excessive Power+ batteries provide ranges of as much as a couple of hundred kilometres on a single cost. This bus is the reply to expectations of municipal carriers, as properly as intercity transport operators. The batteries in the brand new mannequin can be recharged in quick mode, utilizing a pantograph – each a typical, roof-mounted one, as properly as an inverted one, lowered onto the bus roof at the charging station. Furthermore, every mannequin of the tri-axle electrical bus is fitted with a plug-in connector for recharging autos on the premises of a bus depot. For the comfort of the purchasers, the producer has devised 4 choices of inserting the charging plug-in in a bus: it could also be positioned above the first axle in the left or proper a part of the automobile, in the entrance of it or in its again.”

As we will see in video displays, there are numerous configurations of the automobile. The primary Urbino 15 LE electrical to be delivered to a buyer in Norway. An essential function for colder climate is an air con system with a warmth pump operate.

Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric
Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric

Solaris Urbino 15 LE electrical specs:

  • 15-meter lengthy (L: 14 890 mm W: 2550 mm H: 3400 mm)
  • capability of as much as 105 passengers relying on configuration and gear
  • as much as 470 kWh battery
  • tri-axle
  • 300 kW ZF CeTrax electrical motor (asynchronous central traction motor, on the second axle) and SiC energy electronics
  • plug-in charging as much as 260 kW, or through a pantograph as much as 540 kW