IVECO will provide 180 12-meter e-buses to the city of Paris, Auto News, ET Auto
New Delhi: The Parisian transport organizing authority, Île-de-France Mobilités and the city’s transport operator, RATP (Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens) have awarded a call for tenders to IVECO BUS for the supply of its all-electric 12-meter buses, the company said in a statement.
This order for 180 electric buses, along with the 247 already in service, will enable IVECO BUS, leading manufacturer of buses and coaches and a brand of CNH Industrial NV, to become RATP’s leading supplier of electric buses. It marks a new important step in the implementation of the Bus 2025 plan aimed at making the bus fleet in Paris and its region more respectful of the environment, according to the press release.
100% electric and zero emission vehicles offer a number of important environmental benefits ranging from improving air quality, reducing greenhouse gases and reducing noise pollution and can be recharged overnight at the depot.
This all-electric model is produced in the HEULIEZ center of excellence in electromobility (a CNH Industrial brand) in Rorthais, France and is part of the battery-powered bus range. The model is available in four lengths (9.5 m, 10.7 m, 12 m and 18 m) and three charging modes: night at the deposit, via pantograph (up or down) or mixed charging to meet specific needs. autonomy of each client.
This important new contract for the IVECO BUS brand underlines CNH Industrial’s commitment to invest and develop a full range of alternative fuel vehicles, the company added.