Bus Fleet Of Eindhoven & Helmond (Netherlands) Completely Electric Starting On December 11 – CleanTechnica

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December 6th, 2016 by  

Beginning on December 11th, the entire bus fleets of the cities of Eindhoven and Helmond in the Netherlands will be electric.

This will make the public fleets (when all 43 buses are taken together) the biggest zero-emissions bus fleet in all of Europe.

Well, the London (UK) fleet includes 51 electric buses, but the buses in question are “standard” size buses whereas the ones being deployed in the Dutch province of Brabant are the articulated variety — designed to carry more passengers.

The press release provides more:

“Transdev, first mover in zero emission public transport, commences operating the fleet on December 11th. One of the biggest problems the company had to solve was the limited operational radius of the buses. Transdev tackles this problem through a combination of ultra-fast charging technology and an…

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