Oct 13, 2022 - 12:48 pm
New batteries for Solaris electric buses
In Europe, Solaris is presenting its Urbino 12 Electric battery-powered solo bus and the new Urbino 18.75 Electric articulated bus offshoot. The two electric buses are sporting a new generation of batteries and are being shown at the Transexpo public transport exhibition currently taking place in Kielce, Poland.
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.
May 1, 2022 - 05:48 pm
Yet more electric buses for Milan this year
Milan’s public transport operator ATM is continuing the conversion of its bus fleet to electric vehicles: ATM has ordered a further 75 electric buses from Solaris – the company’s Urbino 12 electric buses are due to arrive in Milan later this year.
Apr 3, 2022 - 07:51 pm
Solaris electric buses bound for Serbia & Poland
Novi Sad will be the first Serbian city with Solaris electric buses. The transport company JGSP Novi Sad has ordered ten Solaris Urbino 12 Electric buses from the Polish manufacturer, including the charging infrastructure. Solaris has also received another order from Poland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Jun 18, 2020 - 04:22 pm
Katowice orders five Solaris electric buses
Solaris has received another electric bus order from Poland. Katowice’s public transport operator PKM needs five Solaris Urbino 12 electric to complement the ten e-buses already ordered by the capital of Silesia. They are set for delivery in Q2/2021.
May 31, 2020 - 02:22 pm
Solaris reports 37 electric bus order from Poland
Solaris announced an electric bus order from Poznań, Poland: MPK Poznań has ordered 37 electric buses, which are to be delivered in the second half of 2021. The first 31 of them are 12-metre solo buses, the remaining six comes as articulated 18-metre buses.
May 11, 2020 - 07:13 pm
Lublin orders more electric buses from Solaris
The Polish city of Lublin has ordered further electric buses from Solaris. The order from the municipal transport operator ZTM comprises a dozen Solaris Urbino 12 electric. This is the second order from Lublin within a few months for the Polish manufacturer.
Apr 5, 2020 - 05:03 pm
Berlin: BVG builds on electric bus fleet
The Berlin transport authority BVG has added the first articulated electric bus to its fleet as part of a research project. Besides, delivery of a total of 90 e-buses ordered from Solaris has begun with the Urbino 12 Electric models about to enter service now.
Mar 30, 2020 - 07:11 pm
Further electric bus contracts for Solaris in Poland
The Municipal Transport Company (PKM) from the Polish city of Jaworzno is buying 20 additional electric buses and has awarded the contract to Solaris. The contract provides for the delivery of 15 Urbino 12 electric and five low-floor Urbino 8.9 LE electric.
Mar 3, 2020 - 07:50 pm
Solaris electric buses arrive in Berlin
The first Solaris electric bus has arrived in Berlin from an order placed in summer last year when Berlin’s public transport authority, the BVG, ordered 90 Urbino 12 electric buses. Another order of 90 vehicles is still pending.
Nov 20, 2019 - 05:12 pm
Solaris to deliver ten electric buses to Hungary
The Hungarian city of Paks has ordered ten battery-electric buses from Solaris. The contract provides for the delivery of six Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses and four 8.9-metre-long buses together with five charging stations.
Oct 19, 2019 - 12:08 pm
New batteries and longest bus so far from Solaris
Solaris has just presented a battery update for its Urbino 18 electric bus at Busworld. At the bus trade show in Belgium, the Polish manufacturer is also exhibiting its longest vehicle to date, the new Trollino 24 trolleybus.
Sep 12, 2019 - 12:54 am
Solaris wins tender for six electric buses in Konin
Konin will join the list of Polish cities using Solaris’ zero-emission buses of Solaris. The six Urbino 12 electric buses are to be delivered to the local transport operator Miejskie Zakłady Komunikacji (MZK) by the end of May 2020.
Aug 12, 2019 - 04:07 pm
Solaris delivers 30 electric buses to Venice
Solaris announced another major order from Italy for electric buses and charging infrastructure, this time from Venice. ACTV SPA Venezia ordered 30 Solaris Urbino 12 electric electric buses.