China Electric Bus Grows in Germany: BYD begins landmark eBus fleet delivery to Germany’s BOGESTRA

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ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. BOGESTRA (Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Straßenbahnen) and HCR (Straßenbahn Herne-Castrop-Rauxel), two of Germany’s leading Public Transport Operators (PTOs), have taken delivery of the first vehicle in a joint fleet order for 22 eBuses from BYD – the world’s leading eBus manufacturer. The handover brings about a landmark moment for BYD as it begins fleet deliveries to a public transport provider in Germany for the first time.

Despite the recent COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, deliveries remain on schedule for completion in October 2020. As a producer of face-masks and hygiene products following the coronavirus outbreak, BYD is also donating a consignment of face-masks to be used by BOGESTRA’s and HCR’s passengers, as part of the PTOs’ hygiene regulations. BYD continues its commitment to producing PPE equipment and to contribute for the safety of public transport across Europe.

At concurrent handover events today, Germany’s first ever BYD eBus will be presented in Gelsenkirchen…

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