The Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) signed Tuesday (August 15, 2017) a deal worth EUR 5.8 million with Sileo to purchase ten zero emission vehicles for their fleet after issuing a tender all over Europe. The vehicles consist of five solo and five articulate buses.
Modern energy recovery systems
The buses will have a guaranteed coverage of at least 250 kilometres thanks to an innovative new cell generation of batteries. The buses will also have modern energy recovery systems with above-average recuperation rates. Toralf Müller and Jan Görnemann, Managing Directors of VHH, stressed: “The big new electric range of vehicles means the buses can be used immediately in nearly every area.”
Charging infrastructure in Hamburg-Bergedorf
All the vehicles will be stationed at VHH’s depot in Hamburg-Bergedorf and dispatched from there. The charging infrastructure for the new electric buses will be set up in Bergedorf where they will be charged overnight.
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