Info
Info

Spanish operator TMB to purchase 23 fully electric articulated buses

News

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has commissioned an order for 23 100% electric powered new articulated buses to continue the replacement of diesel vehicles. These buses will be deployed on the line H16. The contract is valued at €20.7 million ($22.56 million), including VAT.

Info

The acquisition of 23 electric vehicles is part of TMB's plan to upgrade the fleet in Barcelona and its metropolitan area with environmentally friendly buses. The operator wants to add 266 units of electric, hybrid and natural gas powered buses in the period between 2019 -2021. The aim is that by 2030 the active fleet of TMB will be made only of electric, hybrid and compressed natural gas powered buses.

The new electric articulated buses will be used to continue to transform the H16 (Pg. Zona Franca - Forum/Besos Campus) line into the first line to run completely emission-free. The two ends of the line will have transformers and fast chargers installed. These chargers will be equipped so that they can simultaneously charge two buses and thus ensure regularity of the service. Currently the H16 line has a mix of electric buses and diesel buses equipped with particulate filters and nitrogen oxides circulate.

Of the 23 buses, 14 will be of the New Urbino Solaris model and the rest of the Irizar i2e type, all 18 meters long and equipped with pantographs for charging the batteries, fast en route and slow in the garage. They will, therefore, be very similar to the 7 electric articulated buses (4 Irizar and 3 Solaris) that are currently assigned to the H16 line.

In addition to having the usual comfort and equipment characteristics of the latest TMB buses, these 23 buses will be distinguished by a new interior layout, which will favour accessibility to the rear. The windows of the buses will be translucent, to improve the lighting in the passage area. These buses will incorporate the latest driving assistance system featuring artificial vision, which analyses the environment to reduce possibility of accidents, and electronic mirrors, which improve visibility in difficult conditions.

The delivery of the 23 units are expected to me made by the beginning of 2021.


The Latest News, Brought To You By
Spanish operator TMB to purchase 23 fully electric articulated buses
Modified on Wednesday 12th February 2020
Find all articles related to:
Spanish operator TMB to purchase 23 fully electric articulated buses
TaaS Technology Magazine
Info
Volvo Cars Introduces Refreshed S90 And V90 Models With Mild Hybrid Powertrains
RATP Dev London’s Route 94 Goes Fully Electric With 29 BYD ADL Double Deckers
Local Councils Invest To Expand EV Charging Infrastructure Lanarkshire, Scotland
Chevrolet Launches The Menlo EV In China
CK Motors Unveils Its Range Of Electric Scooters And Bicycles In India
Plug Power Partners With Lightning Systems To Build Fuel Cell-powered Class 6 Electric Trucks
HELLA Launches Latest 77 GHz Radar Technology
Honda Establishes New Company Responsible For MaaS Business In Japan
Mercedes-Benz ECitaro Receives “Blue Angel” Environmental Label
APEX AP-0 Concept To Showcase Revolutionary Driver Assistance And Connectivity Features
Honda To Demonstrate Its Range Of Electrified And Connected Technologies At 2020 Geneva Motor Show
Karma Automotive Makes Its European Debut At 2020 Geneva International Motor Show
Keysight’s Scienlab Test Solution To Be Used By BMW At Its Battery Cell Competence Centre
Pininfarina’s Battista Anniversario Set To Be Unveiled In Geneva
AXYARD, Lab1886 And Daimler Trucks Automate The Operation Of Commercial Vehicles
NAVYA Equips Japan’s First Public Service Of Autonomous Mobility In The City Of Sakai
Enhancements To GM’s MyChevrolet Mobile App Makes EV Charging Easier
Porsche Ventures Invests In US Software Company DSP Concepts
DB Schenker Invests In Volocopter As It Extends Series C Round To €87 Million
Six European Cities Will Use Artificial Intelligence To Move Towards Carbon Neutrality
Xpeng P7 Undergoes Testing On Icy Snow Track At-40℃
EDF Renewables Installs Clean Energy Microgrid At Its Headquarters
Solaris To Supply Three Electric Buses To Operator Josef Ettenhuber
New CUPRA Leon To Be Available In A Plug-in Hybrid Version
Info
Info
×
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
Logo
×
Logo
×
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the TaaS Magazine, the TaaS Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.


Please subscribe me to:

 

You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in:
 
X
Info
X
Info
{taasPodcastNotification}