Romania All-Electric Bus Order in 2020
Compared with traditional buses, Electric buses offer more value propositions to states and urban cities. They are quieter, more environment-friendly, energy efficient and comfortable with modern climate control systems.
16 Air-conditioned E-buses Order in Craiova, Romania
The Romanian city Craiova has ordered 16 18m air-conditioned electric buses from Solaris Bus & Coach(Solaris Urbino 18 Electric). The vehicles are to be delivered in July 2021 at the latest, together with charging infrastructure which includes four fast-charging pantograph stations, sixteen plug connectors . The 18m electric buses are mainly driven by a 240KW central motor.
The Solaris buses are equipped with
1) all-electric air conditioning system
in both driver’s cabin and passenger compartment,
2) top quality ventilation system with dual-function fans,
4) USB charging ports,
5) Several camera monitor systems; All the designs improve passengers’ safety and travel comfort.
According to Solaris, the contract value is about €12 million. It’s the first-time purchase of e-buses in Craiova. The investment in the emission-free city buses will benefit to life comfort, public health and the economy. It will greatly improve the air quality in Craiova.
20 12-meter New Trolleybuses Order in Ploiesti, Romania
Solaris Bus & Coach, the polish manufacturer, has signed a contract with the Romanian city of Ploiesti for the supply of twenty Solaris Trollino 12 trolleybuses for delivery within 2 years from the signing date. The total value of the 20 electric buses contract exceeds 8.2 million euros.
The ordered Trollino 12 will be the first 20 pure-electric, 100% emissions-free e-buses from Solaris for Ploiesti. Motor power of the new Trollino 12 trolleybuses is 160 kW.
Features of Solaris Trollino 12:
◆ fitted with 35 seats,
◆ kneeling function,
◆ having cost-effective bus air conditioning
of the passenger compartment (air conditioning systems should be mounted on buses to provide traveller comfortable transport conditions during hot summer and cold winter days),
◆ high volt electric AC compressor
(ensuring the steady operation of the bus AC system),
◆ a set of video surveillance system cameras,
◆ passenger information systems,
◆ closed driver’s cabins, minimizing direct contact with other passengers during the epidemic;
The city’s investment in pure-electric bus will greatly improve the public transport conditions in Ploiesti. It represents a continuation of environmentally friendly trend in the city of Ploiesti.
26 Solaris Trolleybuses to Brașov, Romania
Brasov will be the first city in Romania with 100% electric public transport fleet. At present, Solaris Bus & Coach is completing the delivery of 26 articulated trolleybuses to Brasov. In addition to the 26 vehicles, another 55 new-energy buses are in different stages of acquisition, separately being 10 hybrid buses, 12 electric buses, another 25 Solaris trolleybuses and 8 SOR electric buses. In the near future, the public transit system in Brasov will fully consist of fully environmentally-friendly transport.