Hess receives major e-tram order from VBZ
The Zurich Transport Authority (VBZ) is renewing its trolleybus fleet and, following an international tender, has awarded the Swiss bus manufacturer Hess a contract worth CHF 330 million (€336 million). The order volume exceeds 150 battery-electric trams.
Basel orders 54 eCitaro buses
In Switzerland, Mercedes-Benz has received an order from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses. The 38 solo and 16 articulated buses are to be delivered next year.
22 articulated electric buses to grace Nantes
The Nantes Métropole association of municipalities is starting to integrate electric buses into its TAN network. By November, all 22 electric buses on line 4 will be in operation. The 24-metre-long articulated buses in tram design come from the Swiss manufacturer Hess.