CNG, diesel, but also battery-electric. New add in the Iveco Bus Streetway range, the latest bus family launched by Iveco Bus (it was 2021) with focus on Europe and besides Europe (Africa, Middle East, Asia). The Streetway Elec joins the gas-powered and conventional versions of the range manufactured, in the framework of the cooperation between Iveco Bus and Otokar, in the Turkish plant of Sakarya.
It’s one of the main novelties from the electromobility-focused event held in Paris where electric versions of Crossway LE and Daily have been unveiled. Also the battery-electric city bus E-Way has been presented in a ‘new generation’ version.
Iveco Bus Streetway Elec, with Voith motor
The Iveco Bus Streetway Elec is a low-floor city bus available in the 12-meter version. It is equipped with a 310 kW Voith electric motor and, like the rest of the Iveco Bus electric range, integrates the new generation NMC lithium-ion batteries assembled by FPT. The cooperation with Voith is a real news for Iveco Bus, but on the other hand it’s no surprise as the German supplier has been already contracted by Otokar as motor supplier for the e-Kent C range.
A modular approach to energy storage offers on the Streetway Elec various combinations consisting of five, six, or seven battery packs distributed between the roof and the rear of the vehicle, for a total capacity of 346, 416, or 485 kWh respectively. The extended battery capacity offers a range of up to 400 km, Iveco Bus says.
The vehicle is designed for daytime use and overnight storage charging with a Combo 2 CCS connector. No pantograph options available, then. The Streetway Elec is available with two or three access doors and can accommodate over 90 passengers. Accessibility has also been improved with a new five-seat area in the rear.