BYD has fulfilled another delivery of its zero-emission pure-electric buses to Denmark. A total of 21 new generation 13-metre BYD low-entry eBuses were recently handed over to the Danish bus operator, Anchersen A/S in Copenhagen.
It is the second sizeable delivery of BYD eBuses to Anchersen A/S. BYD has already supplied 28 12-metre pure-electric buses to Denmark and the relationship has continued to evolve.
More than 600 BYD eBuses are now in service or on order in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland collectively covering 40 million kilometres, reducing CO2 emissions by over 44,000 tonnes, BYD sums up.
BYD electric buses for Anchersen operator (Movia)
The 13-metre BYD low-entry eBuses in this most recent delivery have now entered commission for Movia, the public transport authority for the Greater Copenhagen area. They are operating on multiple Movia routes in Copenhagen. Anchersen A/S provides regular daily services for more than 15 Movia routes in Copenhagen.
These clean electric buses all benefit from new generation BYD Iron-Phosphate Battery technology, providing a longer driving range, optimised battery life and ultra-safe performance.
Each of the smart new BYD eBus has capacity for 70 passengers. BYD incorporates its innovative ‘6 in 1’ controller, which integrates the entire ecosystem of the bus to improve reliability and provide greater operational efficiencies, leading to lower cost of ownership.
BYD electric buses for Copenhagen
Isbrand Ho, General Manager, Commercial Vehicle Business Centre at BYD Europe, said: “It is a pleasure to see more and more BYD eBuses operating in European cities, and we are proud to bring our world-leading expertise in batteries and integrated powertrain technology to Anchersen A/S, helping them to achieve their goals for sustainable transport and a green economy in Copenhagen. Our 13-metre BYD low-entry eBuses can also be used in conjunction with the fast-charging technology available at Anchersen’s electric bus depot, saving time and providing greater flexibility which will result in an even better travel experience for the people of Copenhagen.”
Poul Anchersen, CEO, Anchersen A/S, said “We have paid great attention to environmentally-friendly transportation for many years, and it is our suppliers’ innovation and support that helps us lead the green transformation in Copenhagen. The pure-electric buses ordered this time have already been put into daily service, and we promise to provide more innovative electric buses for Copenhagen over the next 12 years. It is our aim to continuously improve the travel experience and quality of life for Copenhagen residents.”