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Orleans transit agency orders 29 Irizar electric buses

Transit operator Keolis Métropole Orléans, which serves the city of Orleans, France, has ordered 29 Irizar ie tram electric buses. The order is part of the city’s plan to convert its entire public transport system to electric drive by 2025.  The first of the Irizar e-buses are scheduled for delivery in mid-2021. Each bus is… Read more »

Irizar launches next-gen electric bus

Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar launched the next generation of its electric bus at a recent bus fair. Available in 10-, 12-, 15- and 18-meter models, the new ie bus features weight reduction, higher passenger capacity, more efficient batteries, and new interior and exterior design, compared to the prior model. The new ie model has a… Read more »

Irizar develops electric truck with CNG range extender for waste collection

Spanish bus manufacturer Irizar introduced its new Irizar ie electric truck at the recent Sustainable Urban Mobility Congress in Bilbao, Spain. The showcased model is 8 meters long (26 feet) and has a carrying capacity of 18 tons. Irizar designed the ie truck for industrial use in urban and inter-urban settings. It says varying body… Read more »

Irizar to deliver 19 electric buses to Madrid and Barcelona

Bus manufacturer Irizar, based in Ormaiztegi, in the Basque region of Spain, has won a contract to supply fifteen electric buses to Madrid and four electric articulated buses to Barcelona. Madrid’s Municipal Transport Company has purchased fifteen 12-meter buses, each with a 376 kWh battery pack, as well as fifteen 100 Kw chargers for night… Read more »

Irizar e-mobility lands contract for 18 articulated electric buses

Irizar e-mobility, the newly formed electromobility division of Basque coach builder the Irizar Group, has won a contract with a French transit authority to provide 18 of its i2e 18-meter articulated electric buses, together with charging infrastructure. The Agglomeration of the Basque-Adour Coast in France plans to create two completely electric lines, featuring dedicated bus… Read more »

The inevitability of electric buses

Electric transit buses enter the fast-follower market stage as the leaders work to remove the last barriers to adoption. Q&A with Proterra’s Ryan Popple and ABB’s Daan Nap on the state of the market and charging standards in North America and Europe. With each passing year, more decision makers are realizing that city buses are an… Read more »

European electric bus manufacturers agree on open charging interface

As more European cities begin trials of battery-electric buses, a group of bus manufacturers and charging infrastructure providers has agreed to develop voluntary charging standards in advance of official regulations. The objective is to ensure reliability and compatibility across bus brands and charging systems. The European body CEN-CENELEC and the international standards organization ISO/IEC are… Read more »

London bus routes get charged

London’s world-famous red buses are steadily going electric. Two single-deck e-buses built by the Spanish firm Irizar went into passenger service last week on routes 507 and 521, which link Waterloo station with Victoria and London Bridge stations. By autumn of 2016, all 51 buses serving these two routes will be electric. E-buses from several… Read more »