Ebusco wins another contract from Stadtwerke München for 28 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre buses. MVG already has Ebusco 2.2 and 3.0 buses in operation.
SWM has ordered the low-floor articulated buses with a particularly large battery pack (>500 kWh) for MVG.
Ebusco to deliver buses in Munich (again)
The buses are expected to cover some 60,000 km per year, good for savings of at least 55,000 kilograms of CO2 and more than 90,000 grams of nitrogen per bus annually. The Ebusco buses are a familiar sight on the streets of Munich. SWM not only has Ebusco 2.2 buses in operation (with a last order received in early 2022), but the Ebusco 3.0 also experienced its world premiere in the Bavarian capital.
Meanwhile, the first Ebusco 3.0 has been running for over a year and a half on line 100 in Munich’s city centre. There, the energy consumption of the 3.0 12-metre proves to be over 30 per cent lower compared to its predecessor (Ebusco 2.2).
Peter Bijvelds, CEO of Ebusco, comments: “We are immensely proud of the trust shown by this order. The first Ebusco buses have already been on the road in Munich since 2017. In the past years, we have worked closely with SWM as an innovation partner, for example for the development of our lightweight construction and prototyping of platooning buses. The fact that SWM has now chosen the Ebusco 3.0 again proves that we are on the right track.”
Ingo Wortmann, MVG-Chef, adds: “Besides their innovative character, the Ebusco 3.0 vehicles are very reliable and especially economical. We are looking forward to adding 28 more 18-metre buses to our fleet and, among other things, making public transport in Munich even more sustainable.”