Hamburg takes eight Irizar electric buses
The Hamburg operator Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH (VHH) has acquired eight zero-emission Irizar ie buses adding to existing orders from ICB Frankfurt and Rheinbahn Düsseldorf.
This is the first contract that Irizar e-mobility has signed with northern Germany, through its distributor Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions. With this new order, Irizar e-mobility continues expanding its electromobility solutions in Germany.
The 12-metre-long vehicles are equipped with three doors, 30 seats (four of which are for PRM) and one wheelchair area. They will be charged at night by slow charging (150 kW). This bus will have two charging locations installed on both the left and right sides of the front axle. The batteries that are installed in the buses as well as their main components and systems are developed and manufactured by the Irizar Group.
The vehicles will be delivered during the first quarter of 2022.
Irizar e-mobility offers sales and after-sales services for electric buses as well as charging infrastructures in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets through its distributor Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions.
Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH (VHH) is the second largest local transport company in northern Germany, with around 2,100 employees and 677 buses, operating in 155 bus lines. VHH currently transports about 106.6 million passengers per year.