22 Jul '14, 5pm

Volvo, ABB team for electric bus project #METRO

Under the global partnership agreement, Volvo Buses will supply electric-hybrid buses and full-electric buses, with ABB supplying standard-based fast-charging solutions for the electric vehicles. The partnership involves working toward a standardization of automatic e-bus fast charging on the market. This can include the communications protocol between infrastructure charging solution and e-bus , electrical interface and specification of the automatic connection system (ACS). The ACS is located on the roof of the bus and connects the bus with the fast charger at selected charging stops. The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system. Potentially 12 Volvo Electric Hybrid buses operated by Sales-Lentz will be running on existing public bus lines in Luxembourg as of 2015. Sale...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/news/story/2014/07/volvo-ab...

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