Mar 23, 2023 - 02:26 pm
NextETRUCK project to develop more efficent zero-emission trucks
NextETRUCK is the latest EU Horizon project looking to decarbonise transport. Nineteen partners from eight countries are looking to develop electric trucks with medium freight haulage by the end of 2025. Targets include increased efficiency as well as seamless management.
Feb 9, 2023 - 02:12 pm
EMT Madrid prepares to launch first high-speed bus line
In the Spanish capital, the public transport operator EMT Madrid has launched the first high-speed electric bus line. The line connects the districts of Valdebebas and Sanchinarro with the Ramón y Cajal Hospital over 31 kilometres and will be served by ten electric buses from Irizar from May.
Nov 28, 2022 - 05:38 pm
Irizar takes first electric bus order in Poland
The Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar has received its first order from Poland. The order is for four Irizar ‘ie bus’ electric buses in the 12-metre version, with an option for three more. The chargers for these will be supplied by Irizar subsidiary Jema Energy.
Oct 27, 2022 - 04:06 pm
Go-Ahead orders 20 Irizar ie tram electric buses for London
The London transport company Go-Ahead has ordered 20 electric buses and charging infrastructure from the Spanish manufacturer Irizar. The order includes 20 examples of the Irizar ie tram 12-metre electric bus with right-hand drive, as well as two 450 kW pantograph chargers and 100 kW depot chargers.
Oct 26, 2022 - 12:13 pm
Seat receives almost half of Spain’s PERTE grant
Spain’s Ministry of Industry has made public the distribution of state aid for the first call of the eMobility funding programme PERTE. In total, the government is distributing 877.2 million euros to ten funding recipients – almost 300 million euros more than previously planned.
Sep 29, 2022 - 06:18 pm
Mallorca asks Irizar to supply e-buses with solar panels
Irizar has won a contract to deliver twelve electric buses to Palma on the island of Mallorca. EMT Palma expects deliveries of the Irizar ie tram e-buses to begin in early 2023. This time, Irizar has added an extra to the roof of the buses.
Jun 28, 2022 - 01:38 pm
Irizar ie tram buses en route to Northern Spain
The Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar has received an order for 30 electric buses from Valladolid, Spain. In addition to the 30 Irizar ie trams, the public transport operator AUVASA (Autobuses Urbanos de Valladolid) also ordered corresponding charging infrastructure.
May 15, 2022 - 04:18 pm
EMT Madrid places bus order with Solaris & Irizar
The public transport operator EMT Madrid has placed orders for 150 more electric standard buses. The Spanish manufacturer Irizar with 90 units of the 12-metre iebus and the Polish manufacturer Solaris with 60 Urbino 12 Electric are the winners of EMT’s largest electric tender to date.
Feb 20, 2022 - 04:35 pm
Madrid puts another electric bus line into operation
In the Spanish capital Madrid, the municipal transport company EMT has put another electric bus line into operation. Five electric buses from Irizar are used on Line 75. It is now the 16th line in Madrid to be served exclusively by electric buses.
Nov 13, 2021 - 12:48 pm
Irizar receives bus order from Bulgaria
The Spanish manufacturer Irizar has received another large electric bus order from Bulgaria. It comes from the city of Stara Zagora and includes 33 electric 12-metre Irizar ie buses.
Jul 29, 2021 - 01:03 pm
Paris: RATP continues push for 800 electric buses
The public transport operator of Paris, RATP, continues its push to buy a total of 800 electric buses by 2024. New mayor follow-up orders have gone out to Irizar and Bolloré to deliver 113 and 158 e-buses respectively.
Jul 26, 2021 - 03:02 pm
Irizar & Iberdrola to cooperate on public transport ecosystem
The Spanish companies Irizar and Iberdrola want to work together on the electrification of urban bus fleets, the necessary charging infrastructure and the recycling and reuse of electric bus batteries. To this end, both sides have now signed a cooperation agreement.
Jun 20, 2021 - 02:35 pm
Irizar receives largest e-bus order from Spain to date
The Spanish city of Zaragoza has ordered 68 electric buses from Irizar, including 51 solo and 17 articulated buses. Irizar says it is the largest e-bus order to date. Public transport operator Avanza will put the e-buses into operation from late 2022.
Jun 5, 2021 - 08:05 pm
Irizar receives first electric truck order
The Spanish manufacturer Irizar, known for its electric buses, has received the first order for ten of its electric truck, called Irizar ie truck, which will be presented in 2019. The ten Irizar ie trucks in two- and three-axle versions will be built for FCC Medio Ambiente and will be used for the collection of […]
May 19, 2021 - 02:31 pm
Keolis launches second 100% electric BRT line in France
Keolis has launched a second all-electric Bus Rapid Transit line on the French Basque Coast. The e-BRT is part of the Chronoplus transport network, linking Tarnos to Bayonne. The SMPBA (Syndicat des Mobilités Pays Basque Adour) operates the route.
Apr 28, 2021 - 04:27 pm
EMT Madrid orders more e-buses with BYD and Irizar
The public transport operator EMT Madrid has procured 50 more electric buses. The contracts have been awarded to the manufacturers Irizar and BYD, who are to deliver 30 Irizar ieBUS and 20 BYD K9UB respectively. Further orders are in planning.
Mar 25, 2021 - 03:25 pm
Burgas Bus in Bulgaria orders 44 e-buses from Irizar
The Spanish manufacturer Irizar has received a large electric bus order from Burgas, the fourth largest city in Bulgaria. The public transport operator Burgas Bus has ordered 44 electric buses and chargers from Irizar.
Feb 5, 2021 - 02:41 pm
Hamburg orders electric buses from Irizar, MAN & Volvo
Hamburg public transport operator Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) has completed the tender for a further 32 electric buses. The contracts were awarded to Irizar, MAN and Volvo. Delivery of the new vehicles is scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.
Nov 22, 2020 - 06:12 pm
Swiss town moves ahead with full fleet electrification
VBSH, the public transport authority of the Swiss town of Schaffhausen has ordered the remaining 13 electric buses in an existing order with Spain’s Irizar following successful testing. They expect delivery to start next summer as VBSH aims to convert the entire city bus fleet to electric by 2028.
Nov 9, 2020 - 08:30 pm
Genoa is getting electric buses from Irizar
Irizar has started supplying electric buses to Genoa. A total of 14 electric buses are scheduled to arrive in the Italian port city by the end of this month. The Spanish manufacturer is also making the charging infrastructure to equip the depot.
Oct 1, 2020 - 02:55 pm
Strasbourg orders 49 electric buses from Irizar
The Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar has received an order from Strasbourg for 49 electric buses. The order from CTS (Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois) comprises 49 purely electric 12-meter buses of the new generation.
Sep 17, 2020 - 06:28 pm
EMT orders 20 Irizar electric buses for Madrid
The Madrid public transport operator EMT has ordered another 20 electric buses from Irizar. This brings the number of electrically powered Irizar buses in service with EMT to 55. The contract also includes the supply of 20 chargers with a capacity of 100 kW each.
Jun 17, 2020 - 05:46 pm
Barcelona releases tender for 8 hydrogen buses
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is also relying on hydrogen as part of the conversion of its bus fleet. After TMB ordered a total of 23 articulated battery-electric buses from Solaris and Irizar in February, a tender for the purchase of the first fuel cell buses has now been launched.
Feb 19, 2020 - 03:00 pm
Madrid opens free fully electric bus lines
In the Spanish capital Madrid, the municipal public transport company EMT has inaugurated the first ‘Línea Cero’, which is operated exclusively by electric buses and can also be used free of charge. This first ‘zero line’ is operated with ten electric buses from the Spanish manufacturer Irizar.
Feb 11, 2020 - 05:03 pm
A fleet of electric buses is headed for Barcelona
Barcelona is expanding its zero-emission bus fleet as Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) continues to order new fully electric models to join the service. TMB aims to completely phase out diesel buses from its active fleet by 2030.
Jan 28, 2020 - 10:38 pm
Irizar unveils its first driverless electric bus
The Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar has presented an autonomous version of its electric model Irizar ie. The bus is to be used as part of a mobility project in the city of Málaga set to start in a few months.