Saturday, March 13, 2021

Solaris Bus scores one of the biggest EV bus tenders in Europe, 123, from Romania

 7 Romanian cities have announced a tender for 131 modern, emission-free electric buses. From this pool, Solaris received an order for 123 12-meter vehicles for 6 cities: Iasi, Sibiu, Sighetu Marmatiei, Suceava, Targu Mures and Pitesti.

The total value of the order is nearly EUR 65 million. Detailed delivery schedules vary by city, but all orders will be completed by the end of 2022.

The tender launched by Romania is one of the largest orders for electric buses in Europe. In recent years Solaris has completed contracts for the supply of 130 buses Warsaw, 90 Urbino 12 electric buses for Berlin, and 40 Urbino 12 electric buses for Milan. Solaris also started deliveries of 15 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses to Cologne, Germany.