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BVG Berlin orders 50 Solaris electric buses

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has received an order for 50 of its Urbino 18 electric buses from Berlin public transport company BVG, which currently operates more than 120 Solaris Urbino 12 and Urbino 18 buses. Delivery is scheduled for 2024 and 2025. The contract is part of a framework agreement that can be extended over… Read more »

Solaris Bus & Coach sells 12 electric units to Warsaw Public Transport Authority

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach will deliver 12 of its articulated Urbino 18 electric buses to the Warsaw Public Transport Authority during 2024 and 2025. The new buses will expand Warsaw’s existing fleet of 150 Solaris electric buses, one of the largest in Europe. They will be operated by Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe, a… Read more »

Solaris to deliver 55 electric buses to public transit operator Nobina Stockholm

Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has scheduled 2024 delivery of as many as 55 Urbino 15 LE electric buses to Swedish public transport operator Nobina for service on suburban Stockholm routes.   The low-entry, tri-axle, 52-seat buses feature a 240 kW central motor and battery packs with total capacity of more than 550 kWh, designed for all-day… Read more »

Solaris to supply Bucharest, Romania with 100 electric trolleybuses

Solaris, a Polish producer of public transport vehicles, has announced that the Romanian Municipality of Bucharest has executed a contract for 100 Solaris Trollino 12 trolleybuses, with a base contract value of nearly €60 million. The vehicles are expected to arrive in Bucharest at the end of 2024. Each 12-meter trolleybus is to be powered… Read more »

CATL to supply batteries for Solaris electric buses in Europe

Chinese battery supplier CATL has announced that it will provide lithium iron phosphate batteries for Solaris Bus & Coach electric buses produced for the European market. CATL says the batteries have “exceptionally long battery life and high thermal stability.” The batteries have Cell to Pack (CTP) technology. “By removing the conventional module parts, the innovative… Read more »

Milan orders an additional 75 Solaris electric buses

Italian transit operator ATM Milano has placed a third order for electric buses with Polish firm Solaris, under an existing framework agreement for 250 vehicles. Two batches of electric Urbino buses, 140 in total, have already been delivered. Now ATM has ordered 75 more Urbino 12 buses, and they’re scheduled to hit the streets of… Read more »

Oslo transit agency orders 183 Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses

As US cities experiment with electric bus pilots, one transit agency in Norway is already replacing its existing e-buses with next-generation models. Oslo transit agency Unibuss has ordered 183 Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses in a deal worth approximately €100 million ($115 million). Poland-based Solaris has been selling buses to Unibuss since 2006. The Norwegian… Read more »

Solaris’s new Urbino 9 LE electric bus

Polish bus builder Solaris has unveiled its latest vehicle, the 9-metre low-entry Urbino 9 LE electric. It’s designed both for city and intercity routes, and Solaris calls it “an excellent link between the urban and suburban road network across conurbations.” The new e-bus has been standardized with all Solaris’s other 4th-generation vehicles. Alongside the Urbino… Read more »

Romania to deploy 123 Solaris electric buses

Polish bus builder Solaris has further expanded its penetration of Europe’s public transport market with a hefty order for 123 electric buses in Romania. The total value of the contract is estimated at nearly €65 million. Seven Romanian municipalities have joined in a tender for 131 zero-emission e-buses. Solaris will supply 123 12-meter vehicles to… Read more »

Berlin adds 90 Solaris e-buses, expanding its electric fleet to 123 units

Polish bus builder Solaris has delivered 90 new Urbino 12 electric buses to Berlin’s BVG transit agency, bringing the number of Solaris electric buses operating in Berlin to a total of 123. The 65-passenger e-buses feature battery packs with a total nominal capacity of 300 kWh, and are charged using a plug-in system. They sport… Read more »