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The Solaris Urbino 12 electric was voted Bus of the Year in 2017. SOLARIS

GERMANY Berlin operator BVG, which already has five in operation, has ordered 15 zero-emission Solaris Urbino 12 electrics.

They will be powered by axles with integrated traction motors and the energy will be stored in a set of Solaris high energy batteries with a total capacity of 240kWh.

Replenishment will be carried out through a plug-in socket, which is the standard solution for Solaris electric buses.

The specification of the vehicles which can accommodate up to 65 passengers, 28 of them seated, includes saloon air-conditioning and 10 double USB sockets.

There are currently 27 Solaris electric buses operating on the streets of German cities, including Brunswick, Hannover, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Dresden.