Another commercial success for Temsa in the e-bus field: the Turkish brand has announced it has won a tender held in Buzău, Romania. Temsa will then deliver four Avenue Electron e-buses by the end of 2021.
Temsa has so far exported a batch of electric buses in Sweden and got the first order for vehicles jointly developed with Skoda. The company has started to produce Li-Ion battery packs for its electric vehicles’ range in its Adana plant. CEO Tolga Kaan Doğancıoğlu said: “Half of our buses will be electric by 2025”.
Temsa electric buses leaves for Romania
After delivering its first electric bus export to Sweden in recent months, Temsa is strengthening its position in the global markets through new exports. Having taken part with its Avenue Electron model electric vehicles in the electric bus tender held by Buzău, Romania in July last year, Temsa won by surpassing its competitors.
Within the scope of the tender, Temsa will deliver four Avenue Electron model electric buses engineered, developed and manufactured in Adana by 2021. The delivery also includes the procurement of two 150kw and 480kw charging stations to the city.
The Avenue Electron that will be on the roads of Romania’s city of Buzău in 2021 was first introduced at Hanover Commercial Vehicle Fair held in Germany in 2018. The vehicle commissioned in Romania has a length of 12 meters has 35 seats and 85-person passenger capacity.
Temsa electric bus in Romania, 90 km in 9-min charge
Also a fast charging feature is available in the vehicle that, according to Temsa, “can cover a 230- kilometer distance when fully charged. Also, able to travel 90 kilometers with a nine-minute charge”.
Temsa’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Hakan Koralp noted: “We have been developing electric vehicle technologies for many years. With our vehicles that we engineer, develop and manufacture at our plant in Adana, we aim to contribute to the future of transportation and sustainability of our world.
Koralp expressed that Temsa will attain much greater success in the field of electric vehicles under the partnership of the Sabancı Holding and PPF Group and with its sister company Škoda Transportation in the future and continued: “We keep on working to strengthen our position in foreign markets, particularly in Europe, with the knowledge of our partners and their competitive power within the international markets. Electrification is presently the most significant topic in the world of transportation. We will continue to develop vehicle technologies that conform it by placing R&D and innovation at the heart of our growth strategy and to export our vehicles with a various product range that is ready for serial production to the world.”