The measure will allow the transfer of a total of 55,000 public transport users, which is “a tremendous step forward given the territorial inequality we have in our capital”, according to Paola Tapia, director of Metropolitan Public Transport.
The Spanish government has made a notable commitment to electromobility during this first part of the year, regulating the deployment of charging infrastructure, making progress in the distribution of funds and advancing the work on the sustainable mobility law.
Irizar, ByD and Solaris are the companies that have won most of the tenders for electric buses, mostly 12-metre buses, in different Spanish cities.
After receiving a loan from the Inter-American Development Bank, the country’s authorities launched a call for tenders for manufacturers and suppliers of electric buses and chargers.
Although the intention of the Metropolitan Bus Service Office (OMSA) was that the electric units would be incorporated into the public transport service as soon as possible, its authorities assure that the process will be extended to the beginning of 2023, especially because of the tenders that lie ahead.
The first pilot that will give place to 110 electric buses in Nuevo León, Mexico, is already circulating
The transition to zero-emission transport is part of the local government’s commitment to the environment in its State Development Plan 2022-2027. What are the characteristics of the new bus and the authorities’ plan, below.
Two actions stopped the competition scheduled to start at the end of March for a total of 350 units of electric technology.
By the end of this year, the city will have 1,485 electric buses. This will be the largest electric fleet in the world outside China. Currently, the capital has seven recharging yards for the operation of the system.
Portal Movilidad analyses the numbers collected by E-Bus Radar: which countries top the list and which are the most promising in terms of transition?
Yutong, BYD, Foton, Zhongtong, King Long and Higer are the brands currently competing for the e-bus market in Chile in their different segments.
Through a multi-million dollar investment, the company is preparing to purchase 150 electric units and put an end to diesel engines by December 2022.
– Available as both BEV and FCEV
– Attractive price level of the QUANTRON BEV-Buses: on a par with conventional diesel buses
– Proven technology – thousands of buses already in use
– Batteries from CATL, fuel cells from Ballard Power