While short-haul applications such as local delivery trucks, port drayage trucks and city buses are perfect candidates for electrification, long-haul trucking will likely prove more of a challenge, because of battery-electric vehicles’ limited range. Now Furrer+Frey, a Swiss firm that provides a wide range of rail transport products and services, has proposed a simple, low-tech… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Opbrid Bůsbaar
Furrer+Frey and Opbrid have developed the Opbrid Bůsbaar, an overhead high-power charging system for heavy-duty vehicles, which is now being used to charge the Volvo Electric Hybrid bus in a couple of pilot projects in Sweden. Their new product, the Opbrid Trůkbaar V3, brings automatic fast charging to electric trucks. City buses are natural candidates… Read more »
Gothenburg, Sweden will be installing two ultra-fast Opbrid Bůsbaar charging stations, which will charge three Volvo plug-in hybrid buses, as part of the HyperBus project.