ORDER FOR IRIZAR E-MOBILITY FOR 49 ELECTRIC IE BUSES FROM STRASBOURG
Public transport operator CTS (Compagnie des Transports Strasbourgeois in the French city of Strasbourg has ordered 49 electric 12 meter Irizar ie buses of the new generation. These environmentally friendly buses will contribute to the electrification of the Strasbourg bus network.
With this order Irizar e-mobility continues to expand its electromobility solutions in France. Irizar´s electric buses are already running in the French cities Amiens, Bayonne, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Le Havre and are soon to be seen in the streets of Orleans.
The ie-buses for Strasbourg will have 3 doors, 23 seats (4 of which are for people with reduced mobility) and 2 areas for wheelchairs. An electric ramp which enables wheelchair users to enter the bus. The buses are charged overnight by trickle charging. An AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System) that complies with the R138 standard is on board. Among other features, a protective door for the conductor has been installed.
The batteries installed in the vehicles are developed and manufactured by Irizar e-mobility. The electronics and communications and their main components and systems are also developed by the Irizar Group. The first vehicles are expected to be delivered by the end of this year. The after-sales service will be managed by locally contracted technical experts and personnel.