Electric mobility moves forward in Spain : BYD is selected again for third fleet order by EMT Madrid


(further 20 BYD eBuses to follow 45 deliveries over previous 12-months)

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. For the third time in succession, Madrid’s principal public transport operator, EMT Madrid, has placed a fleet order with the world’s leading electric bus manufacturer, BYD. 20 new 12-metre BYD eBuses make up the latest order and, when delivered, will take EMT Madrid’s total BYD fleet to 65.

The repeat order underlines EMT Madrid’s confidence in the BYD brand after the company’s existing vehicles have established themselves as an ultimately reliable and efficient eMobility solution, with high levels of safety and comfort for passengers. The contract was formally acknowledgedtoday online by EMT Madrid’s General Manager, Alfonso Sánchez. Energía Limpia XXI reported that EMT Madrid’s latest 12-metre eBuses – BYD’s best-selling model in Europe – are equipped with an upgraded interior layout including a new handrail arrangement to accommodate increased standing-passenger capacity, and also new…

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