65% OF E-BUSES IN THE NETHERLANDS USE VIRICITI’S TELEMATICS SYSTEM
It is a proud press release ViriCiti has send to the world. No less then 587 e-buses in The Netherlands are directed by Viriciti's telematic system. According to official data there are now 891 electric buses in the Netherlands. This means that 65.88% of all the electric buses in the Netherlands are using ViriCiti's system to optimize their daily operations and eliminate range anxiety. ViriCiti also provides charge station monitoring for about 250 chargers managed by Dutch operators Qbuzz and RET.
Public transport in The Netherlands experiences one of the fastest growing bus electrifications in Europe. At the beginning of 2020, 15% of all Dutch bus fleets was electric. From 2018 to 2019 the number of e-buses has doubled. The same growth is forecasted for 2020, with 600+ new e-buses expected to hit the Dutch roads. The country is seen as one of the most progressive in the world when it comes to the transition to zero-emission transport.
ViriCiti’s customers include most of the large operators in the country, including RET, Arriva, and Qbuzz. ViriCiti is based in Amsterdam. “We are really proud that so many Dutch operators make use of our system", says Freek Dielliesen, CEO ViriCiti. “And we see also growing interest for our mixed-fleet telematics services, as well as our Smart Driving and Smart Charging solutions.”
ViriCiti started in 2012 with a focus on electric buses and trucks and states it has now over 3500 buses and chargers connected to its platform.