Ebusco has signed a contract with VR Sverige for 14 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre buses which will are set to be deployed in Helsingborg beginning 2025.
Ebusco’s Supervisory Board has just appointed Frank Meurs as co-CEO role on an ad interim basis while searching for a permanent solution. The Dutch company placed third in the German e-bus market 2023 and is shifting towards a business model based on assembly partnerships (the first Ebusco‘s 3.0 buses assembled by partners are in transit towards Europe).
Ebusco e-buses for VR Sverige
The vehicles will be equipped with a battery pack of over 500kWh, ensuring a sufficient range for the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) lines where these buses will operate.
Anders Frykman, Director of the Bus Division at VR Sverige, comments: “We are proud and happy to announce that Ebusco will be the new supplier of electric buses to Helsingborg. They are, just like VR Sverige, innovation-driven, and we are convinced that the Ebusco 3.0 is a bus model that will increase both the comfort on board and the perceived quality. In addition, it will be even easier for the people of Helsingborg to travel sustainably.”
Peter Bijvelds, co-CEO of Ebusco, comments: “We are extremely proud and honoured to welcome VR Sverige as a new customer. In recent trials, the Ebusco 3.0 has demonstrated its position as the market’s most efficient electric bus. As we introduce these 18-meter buses, we anticipate a further amplification of their positive impact on sustainability. We are delighted to partner with VR Sverige in taking a significant stride toward enhancing comfort and sustainability in public transportation, with the shared goal of improving the environment for both commuters and residents.”