Green Mobility Continues to Grow: BYD Delivers First Extra-large BYD ADL Enviro200EV XLB Electric Bus in New Zealand


GO ECOGREEN2. Shenzhen, China – On August 18th, BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) jointly announced the delivery of the first three-axle BYD ADL Enviro200EV XLB. Built locally by ADL’s partner Kiwi Bus Builders on a BYD chassis, the delivery fully supports New Zealand’s transition to a decarbonised bus fleet by 2035. Joining the Auckland Transport fleet, the zero-emission bus will be evaluated in New Zealand’s largest city on trials sponsored by Mercury Energy.

To meet the requirements of local transport authorities and operators, the Enviro200EV XLB is a new step in the evolution of the successful combination of BYD’s battery technology and ADL’s expertise in tailoring buses. This 12.6m long electric bus has three axles and provides a total passenger capacity of 78 ensuring operational flexibility. Additionally, 36 passengers can be seated, and two wheelchair spaces are provided which are accessed via a manual ramp at the front door.

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