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A Solaris Urbino 18 Hybrid artic
A Solaris Urbino 18 Hybrid artic

GERMANY Hanover’s municipal operator, üstra, has ordered 42 hybrid buses from Solaris. The order includes 26 Urbino 12s and 16 articulated Urbino 18 Hybrids. The delivery will be completed by 2016.

“We are very satisfied with our co-operation with Solaris. Solaris is as a trusted partner whose products are distinguished by their quality and their competitive price. We value the company’s flexibility and aftersales service,” said André Neiß, üstra CEO.

“Solaris vehicles have significantly contributed to our fleet’s development over the past years. Their quality and reliability have been appreciated not only by passengers, but also drivers, mechanics and people responsible for the fleet maintenance,” said Wilhelm Lindenberg, member of the üstra management board.

This year, nine of each vehicle are expected to be delivered.

üstra runs 63 Solaris buses of which 11 are Urbino 18 Hybrids. “üstra is a role model for the industry in terms of its innovation strategy and constant development in the field of sustainable public transport,” said Ma?gorzata Olszewska, Solaris Sales and Marketing Director.