Mar 24, 2023 - 01:59 pm
Hamburger Hochbahn orders five H2 buses from Solaris
Public transport provider Hamburger Hochbahn continues electrifying its fleet using fuel cell buses. The transport operator has ordered five units from the Polish manufacturer Solaris. The Solaris Urbino 12 Hydrogen are scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2024 and will be used in regular passenger service in Hamburg.
Feb 20, 2023 - 12:00 pm
Aschaffenburg orders H2 buses from Solaris
In Germany, the municipal utility company Stadtwerke Aschaffenburg has ordered twelve hydrogen buses from the Polish manufacturer Solaris – ten Urbino 12 hydrogen solo buses and two Urbino 18 hydrogen articulated buses . The latter two are a first for Solaris.
Nov 5, 2022 - 02:03 pm
Four hydrogen buses are heading to Venice
Four hydrogen buses are to be used in Venice and the surrounding area from mid-2023. The transport companies AVM Venezia and ACTV SPA Venezia, which are responsible for public transport in Venice and the municipalities of Venice and Chioggia, have ordered four Urbino 12 hydrogens from Solaris.
Aug 1, 2022 - 03:25 pm
Bratislava opts for Solaris hydrogen buses
Solaris has received an order from Dopravný Podnik Bratislava (DPB) for four hydrogen buses. This is the first order under a framework agreement for Solaris to supply up to 40 fuel cell vehicles to Bratislava.
May 30, 2022 - 12:56 pm
RVK orders up to 100 H2 fuel cell buses for Cologne
In Germany, Regional Transport Cologne (RVK) has made an order for up to 100 fuel cell buses. In the Europe-wide tender for the hydrogen-powered buses, Polish manufacturer Solaris was awarded 20 guaranteed and 20 optional buses and Wrightbus from Northern Ireland has taken an order for 20 guaranteed and 40 optional buses.
May 24, 2022 - 03:01 pm
Germany’s electric bus market continues to grow with the eCitaro in the lead
The Corona pandemic has hit the bus industry hard. Manufacturers have had to accept losses, most especially in the coach sector. Despite this setback, the electric bus boom continues. Wim Chatrou has been researching bus registration figures for years and has allowed electrive an exclusive insight into his figures.
Mar 7, 2022 - 05:29 pm
Solaris signs new agreement for buses in Austria
Solaris has signed another framework agreement with the Austrian transport authority, Österreichische Postbus AG. This covers battery-electric and hydrogen-electric buses that the Austrian bus operator intends to procure between 2022 and 2025.
Mar 2, 2022 - 05:53 pm
Five Solaris Urbino 12 H2 buses for Mallorca
In Spain’s Balearic Islands, Solaris has been awarded a contract by the municipal transport company EMT-Palma to supply five hydrogen-powered Urbino 12 hydrogens to Palma de Mallorca. The contract is worth approximately four million euros.
Feb 9, 2021 - 05:14 pm
Solaris fuel cell buses en route to Austria
Austria’s Postbus Ag has ordered 40 hydrogen buses from Poland’s Solaris. The framework agreement specifies delivery between 2021 and 2023 and is part of a larger contract that also includes conventionally-powered buses.
Jan 27, 2021 - 08:45 pm
Arriva Netherlands orders ten Solaris hydrogen buses
Solaris and transport operator Arriva Netherlands have signed a contract for the delivery of ten hydrogen buses. The twelve-meter fuel cell buses are to be delivered to the province of Gelderland later this year to replace diesel buses.
Mar 12, 2020 - 01:19 pm
Transit operator RVK turns to fuel cell buses
In Germany, Cologne-region public transport operator Regionalverkehr Köln (RVK) has increased its fuel cell bus fleet with hydrogen buses from Solaris. From 2021, 15 Solaris hydrogen fuel cell buses will be successively integrated into RVK’s fleet.
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.
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.
Jun 3, 2019 - 02:42 pm
Italy: Bolzano orders twelve 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.
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.