Electric Mobility: BYD China electrifies Finnish market for first time
ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. Electric mobility in Finland continues to accelerate its pace. BYD – the world’s leading electric bus manufacturer – has entered the Finnish bus and coach market for the first time after securing major orders with Nobina, one of Finland’s and Scandinavia’s largest Public Transport Operators (PTOs). A report carried by Energía Limpia XXI states that a total of 106 various BYD models will comprise 64 units for Nobina services in Helsinki and 42 units for Nobina’s operation in Turku, together representing the largest ever order for eBuses in Finland.
The announcement also signals a ‘triple landmark’, with Nobina becoming the first PTO in Europe to order BYD’s latest 15-metre three-axle low-floor eBus model. A total of 42 of the new vehicles will go into service on Nobina’s operation in Turku, on Finland’s south-west coast, in the summer…
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