Tag: Solaris

Nov 13, 2019 - 02:54 pm

What’s driving the electric bus boom in Poland?

More than every third electric bus in the EU was built in Poland. The strength of the industry is based not only on the domestic manufacturer Solaris – but also on the constantly high demand domestically, as Aleksandra Fedorska reports in her analysis. The bad air in many Polish cities has meant that domestic demand […]

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Oct 28, 2019 - 08:45 pm

Poznan builds pantograph charger with up to 540 kW

Ekoenergetyka-Polska is building 16 charging stations with a total capacity of over 2.2 MW, including “probably the fastest charging stations in the world” for the city of Poznan. This includes pantograph chargers with capacities of up to 540 kW.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 03:45 pm

Sweden: EVolution Road charges Solaris buses

As part of the ‘EVolution Road’ research project initiated by Elonroad with the University of Lund and Sweden’s transport ministry, a track is being built that will enable EV batteries to be charged both while driving and when stationary.

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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.

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Aug 28, 2019 - 05:20 pm

Allego charging station for electric buses and cars

In Germany, Allego has opened a special HPC location near Munich. The three CCS chargers were built for Josef Ettenhuber but while the private bus company charges its three e-busses at night, during the day the chargers can be used by the public.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Milan to receive up to 250 electric Solaris buses

The Milan public transport company ATM has selected Solaris as a supplier of up to 250 electric buses. The framework agreement with ATM Milano is one of the largest orders for Solaris to date – and the largest order for electric buses in Europe.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Italy: Kiepe to supply tech for 38 electric buses

The German supplier Kiepe Electric is supplying key components for new Solaris electric buses for use in the Italian cities of Milan and Modena. Milan’s public transport operator ATM has ordered 30 Solaris buses with electrical equipment from Düsseldorf.

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Jun 30, 2019 - 10:44 am

Solaris to install new battery in the Urbino 18

The Polish electric bus manufacturer Solaris will be presenting a battery update for the Urbino 18 at Busworld Europe in October this year. The battery is from a different (unnamed) supplier and will have an increased capacity of up to 550 kWh.

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Jun 19, 2019 - 11:20 pm

Berlin public transport BVG orders 90 Solaris e-buses

The state of Berlin and public transit operator BVG are pushing ahead with the ramp-up phase for the procurement of electric buses and are purchasing a further 90 EVs. Polish manufacturer Solaris secured the contract and will deliver from spring 2020.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 12:03 pm

Solaris presents new fuel cell bus Urbino 12 hydrogen

At the UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 in Stockholm, Solaris unveiled two new zero-emission buses. The battery-powered Urbino 12 electric was given an updated design, while the Urbino 12 hydrogen, a fuel cell bus, adds a new drive option to the range.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Italy: Bolzano orders 12 Solaris FC buses

The Italian city of Bolzano was the first to purchase the Urbino 12 hydrogen H2 bus from Solaris. The fuel cell buses follow the battery-electric buses delivered last year. Solaris has also sold further battery-powered buses in Norway.

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May 26, 2019 - 01:10 pm

Paris: RATP testing Solaris electric bus

The Paris public transport operator RATP has ordered a fully electric Urbino 8.9 LE electric from Solaris for testing. The contract includes the option to increase the order up to 10 million Euros for further Solaris electric buses.

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May 22, 2019 - 02:44 pm

Solaris to debut Urbino 12 hydrogen bus in Sweden

Solaris announces the world premiere of its brand new fuel cell bus, the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen, at the UITP Global Public Transport Summit in Stockholm this June. Solaris will also present a new look for the Urbino 12 electric at the show in Sweden.

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Mar 9, 2019 - 05:26 pm

Solaris ramping up electric bus market share

Last year Solaris delivered 107 electric buses to customers across Europe. According to the Polish-Spanish bus manufacturer, it held a market share of 17% of all electric bus sales in Europe in 2018, the overview shows.

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Feb 28, 2019 - 04:04 pm

Berlin: BVG orders 15 Solaris buses

The Berlin-based public transport operator BVG is entering the next phase of electric bus procurement and ordered fully electric articulated buses for the first time. After the BVG Supervisory Board recently approved the award of the contract and the objection period has expired, Solaris has now been awarded the contract.

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Jan 20, 2019 - 06:42 pm

France: Saint-Étienne orders 22 Solaris e-buses

Solaris Bus & Coach has received its first order to supply electric tram buses to France. The Polish manufacturer will deliver a total of 22 Trollino buses to Saint-Étienne by 2022. The deal values 17 million euros and includes an option for two additional trolley buses.

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Nov 21, 2018 - 03:13 pm

Solaris presents lightweight electric bus design

Poland’s one and only busmaker Solaris debuts new and updated electrified bus models at its home show Transexpo as planned. The star of the booth is the Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid while updated versions of the common Urbino series complete the line-up.

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Sep 5, 2018 - 06:06 pm

CAF completes takeover of Solaris

The Spanish rail vehicle manufacturer Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has completed their takeover of the Polish electric bus manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach. On the 4th of September, CAF received all shares from Solaris. The Polish government will receive 35% ownership, which was negotiated beforehand.

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Aug 26, 2018 - 09:03 pm

Solaris receives order for 50 e-buses from Romania

In the next four years, up to 50 Trollino 18 electric buses by the Polish manufacturer Solaris will be rolling onto the roads of the Romanian city Cluj-Napoca. These will be the first Solaris bendy buses with overhead wiring in the nation.

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Aug 18, 2018 - 05:31 pm

Solaris introduces analysis instrument for e-buses

Solaris has started offering an analysis system named eSConnect for their electric buses, which will support fleet operators to optimally utilise their buses and find potential error sources before problems can develop. The Polish manufacturer also hopes to profit from the data themselves.

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Aug 9, 2018 - 03:31 pm

Solaris to premier lightweight hybrid bus in Poland

Busmaker Solaris of Poland is planning to launch a whole new hybrid bus at the TRANSEXPO in Kielce this October. The Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid is said to consume less than 30 litres of fuel per 100 km. The bus weighs under nine tons before taking up to 85 passengers.

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Jul 9, 2018 - 04:01 pm

Solaris presents first all-electric bloodmobile

Solaris has turned an electric bus into a mobile blood donation center. It is the first of two vehicles of this type commissioned by the Regional Blood Donation Centre (RCKiK) in Katowice, Poland and has already won an innovation award.

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Jul 4, 2018 - 11:54 am

Spanish CAF to take over bus maker Solaris

Spain’s railway company CAF wants to take over Polish bus maker Solaris. For CAF this means broadening their portfolio particularly in e-mobility while Solaris has been looking for investment. Projections suggests a price of over 300 million euros with approval expected by September 2018.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 03:21 pm

Solaris readies fuel cell electric bus for 2019

Poland’s prolific busmaker Solaris will present their first hydrogen bus next year. The fuel cell electric vehicle is based on their Urbino series but with a longer range of up to 350 km on one fill. A traction battery is to support the bus at peak times.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/13/whats-driving-the-electric-bus-boom-in-poland/
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