Ebusco has signed a (fixed) contract with Connect Bus for 47 Ebusco 3.0 12- and 18-meter buses. The delivery of these buses is planned for end 2023. With this contract, Ebusco strengthens its position in Sweden welcoming a new operator to its customer base.

In October 2021 the King of the Netherlands officially opened Ebusco new factory hall in Deurne by putting the Ebusco 3.0 bus on the charger (its debut in operation was scheduled in early 2022). The factory in Deurne is expected to have a production capacity of five hundred emission-free buses per year by 2022, Ebusco says. The company just went public listing at Euronext Amsterdam.

Ebusco to provide buses to Connect Bus

Connect Bus operates public transport services, school bus services and special transport for municipalities and transport authorities. The company has approximately 3,700 employees and about 2,600 vehicles in operation. The company stems from a merger of two Swedish and four Norwegian companies. Connect Bus has extensive operations in both Sweden and Norway, including in Småland, western Sweden and Jämtland.

The 29 Ebusco 3.0 12-meter and 18 Ebusco 3.0 18-meter buses will be used for the Public Transport Authority Länstrafiken Kronoberg in Sweden and will be driving in Växjö.

Christian Plyhm, CCO of Connect Bus comments: “Connect Bus is looking forward to receiving the first batch of Ebusco 3.0 buses both 12-meter and 18-meter buses. With this order we are investing in a healthier living environment and taking a next step to making zero emissions the new standard.”

Peter Bijvelds, CEO of Ebusco comments: “It is great to see that shortly after our first contract, we are now able to go straight ahead with a second contract with a beautiful customer like Connect Bus.  It is yet another confirmation that our growth plans can be implemented, both with existing customers and, as in this case, with new customers. We look forward to the continued cooperation with Connect Bus.”


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