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.
MAN Truck & Bus reveal articulated electric bus details
MAN Truck & Bus is now giving details of its MAN Lion’s City 18 E articulated electric bus. The manufacturer has just announced that sales of the new model already started and in Cologne and Barcelona, the articulated e-bus is now also being integrated into regular service.
Solaris receives new orders from Spain
The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has secured further orders for buses with alternative drive systems in Spain. In order to be able to handle the increasing number of orders, the Polish company has, according to its own statements, expanded its service network in Spain in recent weeks.
23 electric articulated-buses headed for Barcelona
Barcelona is expanding its electric bus fleet: Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has ordered 23 articulated electric buses to replace diesel buses on the H16 line. The buses are 14 Solaris Urbino Electric and nine Irizar i2e, each 18 metres long and equipped with pantographs.
Barcelona is acquiring new electric and hybrid buses
The Catalan metropolis wants to reduce the emissions of its public transport system. To this end, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona aims to purchase 254 environmentally friendly buses. The project is financed with a loan from the European Investment Bank.