GERMANY Hanover municipal operator, üstra (üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG) has started trialling three Solaris Urbino 12 electric.
Solaris Bus & Coach won the tender for delivering the entire zero-emission transport system last year. That included not just the vehicles, but also charging infrastructure.
Operator üstra has long been an advocate of green and sustainable public transport and has bought hybrids from Solaris before. The city’s fleet also includes diesel-powered Urbino 12s.