Berlin-based electric bus specialist Eurabus is introducing its high-energy battery system now as a stand-alone product for electric-powered buses or utility vehicles – and prepares already market launch of its next product: a plug & play high-voltage drivetrain platform.
According to the company, this step is due to high demand. By opening its technical platform, Eurabus adopts the so-called community approach, betting on scale effects through raising quantity figures and dropping prices, making EVs attractive to a wider range of clients.
The multi-purpose battery system can serve as traction battery in electric buses as well as buffer for charging stations or in industrial large-grid storage system. The scalable lithium battery system provides an energy density of almost 200Wh/kg.
The company has started already to supply the system to partners and says it will soon offer a plug & play high-voltage drivetrain platform for buses and utility vehicles as well.
In November, Eurabus and the BMZ Group (Germany) signed a long-term master agreement with a volume of 150m euros. The contract includes the supply of more than 1,000 battery systems for electric buses within the next two to three years.