Ebusco starts delivery of first production series 3.0s

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The first production series Ebusco 3.0 buses will go to Transdev in the Netherlands. EBUSCO


Electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has begun delivery of the first production Ebusco 3.0s to Transdev. The 12-metre buses will hit the road in the Hilversum region; Ebusco says the 3.0 is ‘an absolute game changer’ in the bus industry thanks to its lightweight body. Transdev already operates 156 previous generation Ebusco 2.2 across its Dutch fleet.

Manu Lageirse, CEO at Transdev Nederland, commented: “With the Ebusco 2.2 buses, we already save around 15 million kilograms of CO2 every year. We are very proud to take another big step forward in our sustainability strategy by adding the Ebusco 3.0 to our fleet. We have already tested the Ebusco 3.0 extensively and are delighted to finally welcome our passengers in this sustainable bus.”

COO at Ebusco Bob Fleuren added: “We are thrilled to deliver the first buses from serial production in the Netherlands. Besides the usual learning curve when starting a new production line, in particular issues in the supply chain caused the completion of the buses to take longer than expected. However, our team has worked extremely hard over the past few months and we are therefore proud that Transdev can now hit the road with the first Ebusco 3.0 bus. With this first series, a solid foundation has been established for our continued ramp-up, so we expect to make considerable progress in the next few months.”