Oct 22, 2021 - 03:24 pm
Solaris receives another electric bus order from Poland
In the Polish city of Rybnik, a total of 16 Solaris electric buses will be in service from spring 2022. The order from the local transport company Klosok comprises eleven Urbino 12 electric solo buses and five Urbino 18 electric articulated buses.
Oct 10, 2021 - 02:04 pm
Genoa orders e-buses from Solaris for the first time
Solaris announced it had won a tender to supply 30 e-buses to public transport operator ATM in Genoa. The coastal city wants to replace its entire fleet with electric buses by 2025. The contract value exceeds 15 million euros and continues a string of orders from Italy.
Sep 30, 2021 - 03:54 pm
Solaris presents new electric midi-bus
Solaris has added another electric bus to its portfolio. The new Urbino 9 LE electric is a nine-metre-long low-entry bus designed for inner-city routes and intercity routes and, according to the manufacturer, “represents an excellent link between urban and suburban transport in metropolitan areas”.
Sep 5, 2021 - 04:16 pm
Solaris delivers electric bus fleet to Sosnowiec
The Polish electric bus manufacturer has just completed an order by delivering 14 electric buses to municipal operator PKM Sosnowiec in the Polish city of Sosnowiec. The order includes 9 Urbino 12 electric solo buses and 5 articulated Urbino 18 electric units as well as charging infrastructure.
Aug 3, 2021 - 01:42 pm
Aarhus orders 29 Solaris e-buses
In Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, several electric buses from Solaris will be on the roads by the middle of next year. The municipal transport company AarBus has ordered 29 electric buses from the company.
Jul 9, 2021 - 12:29 pm
Solaris to deliver 19 electric buses to La Spezia
Solaris has received a new order for 19 trolleybuses from the northern Italian city of La Spezia. The local operator ATC Esercizio, which has been using eight Solaris trolleybuses since 2013, has now ordered 14 Trollino with a length of 12 metres and five with a length of 18 metres.
Jun 8, 2021 - 05:47 pm
Mainz orders 12 Solaris articulated electric buses
In Germany, the city of Mainz’s municipal utility subsidiary Mainzer Mobilität has ordered twelve battery-powered electric articulated buses from the Polish manufacturer Solaris for delivery to Mainz in the first quarter of 2022. In addition, an option has been agreed upon for a further eleven vehicles that could be delivered by the end of 2022.
May 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm
Solaris to provide 6 electric buses for Switzerland
Solaris is to deliver a total of six Urbino 12 electric to Switzerland after winning a tender. The Swiss public transport companies Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern AG (VBL Luzern) and Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe AG (ZVB Zug) have ordered three buses each. Further vehicles could follow.
Mar 29, 2021 - 05:31 pm
Opole oders 5 Solaris e-buses & charging equipment
The Polish city of Opole has ordered five electric buses including charging infrastructure from Solaris. The five Urbino 12 electric buses are to be delivered to the city’s transport operator Miejski Zakład Komunikacyjny (MZK) in Opole in the first half of 2022.
Mar 23, 2021 - 04:03 pm
Ostrava orders 24 e-buses from Solaris
Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has received its first electric bus order from the Czech Republic. The transport operator Dopravní Podnik in Ostrava (DPO) has ordered 24 Urbino 12 electric buses from the Polish manufacturer, including the charging infrastructure.
Mar 10, 2021 - 01:50 pm
Solaris wins major multi-city tender in Romania
Solaris expands its position in the Romanian public transport market. In a tender issued by the Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration, Solaris has won a major order for 123 electric buses out of 131 put out to tender.
Feb 9, 2021 - 05:14 pm
Solaris fuel cell buses en route to Austria
Austria’s Postbus Ag has ordered 40 hydrogen buses from Poland’s Solaris. The framework agreement specifies delivery between 2021 and 2023 and is part of a larger contract that also includes conventionally-powered buses.
Jan 27, 2021 - 08:45 pm
Arriva Netherlands orders ten Solaris hydrogen buses
Solaris and transport operator Arriva Netherlands have signed a contract for the delivery of ten hydrogen buses. The twelve-meter fuel cell buses are to be delivered to the province of Gelderland later this year to replace diesel buses.
Jan 25, 2021 - 09:51 pm
Solaris writes yet another Trollino order in Romania
Solaris continues to electrify its bus business in Romania. The city of Târgu Jiu at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains has ordered eleven trolleybuses. This is another order from Romania within a short space of time.
Dec 7, 2020 - 04:17 pm
Solaris buses under consideration in Greece
Polish bus manufacturer Solaris under consideration for two large electric bus orders from Greece: Athens and Thessaloniki are considering expanding their fleets by a total of 1,300 buses. A decision expected in the next few months.
Dec 2, 2020 - 11:59 am
Bergen launches fossil-fuel free bus network
In Bergen, 102 battery-electric buses from Yutong took up service at the beginning of this month, 88 of which are 12 meters long and 14 of which are 15 meters long. Besides the Yutong buses, Polish bus maker Solaris has provided ten trolleybuses.
Nov 30, 2020 - 06:14 pm
Transdev orders two H2 buses for Sweden from Solaris
Transport company Transdev has comissioned Solaris to build two hydrogen buses for operation in the Swedish city of Sandviken from autumn 2021. In its home market, Solaris has also delivered another electric school bus to Gręboszów.
Nov 12, 2020 - 05:35 pm
Solaris builds another 100 electric buses for ATM Milan
Milan-based public transport operator ATM has ordered 100 more electric buses from Solaris. The basis for the new order is the framework agreement concluded last year for up to 250 electric buses. The first 40 electric buses ordered under this contract have already been delivered by Solaris.
Oct 20, 2020 - 05:16 pm
Solaris debuts Urbino 15 LE Electric bus
Solaris has presented its latest model, the 15-meter-long Urbino 15 LE Electric bus. It is the first product in Solaris’ electric range to travel beyond the city limits. The three-axle bus has been designed primarily for the Nordic market.
Oct 1, 2020 - 03:20 pm
Solaris to deliver six electric buses to Poland
The public transport operator, MZK in the Polish city of Toruń, is purchasing six electrically powered Solaris Urbino 12 e-buses. They are to be delivered within 18 months. The contract also includes an option for two more electric buses.
Sep 16, 2020 - 02:07 pm
Szczecin orders eight articulated Solaris e-buses
The Polish city of Szczecin has ordered eight articulated electric buses from Solaris. The 18-metre electric buses will be delivered to the local bus company SPAK until September 2021. The order is worth the equivalent of around eight million euros.
Aug 27, 2020 - 04:46 pm
Electric bendy buses arrive in Berlin to serve BVG
Public transport operator BVG in Berlin has taken delivery of the first articulated electric buses. A total of 17 Solaris Urbino 18 electric are now gradually taking up service on Line 200 with charging at Siemens pantographs at the terminal stops.
Aug 23, 2020 - 04:31 pm
Solaris scores home run with follow-up e-bus order by PKM
Solaris scores another electric bus order from Poland. Public transport operator PKM in the city of Sosnowiec has ordered nine electric solo buses and five articulated e-buses in the Urbino range. The contract includes charging infrastructure.