Germany: 12 Solaris Hydrogen Buses to Enter Service in Aschaffenburg

Stadtwerke Aschaffenburg Verkehrs-GmbH has ordered 12 hydrogen buses from Solaris to operate in Aschaffenburg, Germany.

The order includes 10 Urbino 12 hydrogen vehicles and 2 Urbino 18 hydrogen units, marking Solaris’s first order for the 18-metre hydrogen-powered model unveiled last year.

Solaris Hydrogen
Solaris Urbino 18 hydrogen bus

The new vehicles will enter service in Aschaffenburg from 2024.

The Urbino 12 hydrogen units will be equipped with a 70kW set of fuel cells, while the Urbino 18 hydrogen buses will have a 100kW fuel cell module.

During times of high electricity demand, the fuel cells will also be boosted by Solaris High Power batteries, which will each have a capacity of 30kWh.

Solaris Hydrogen
Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen bus

Aschaffenburg’s new buses will be equipped with air conditioning and an advanced passenger communication system. They will also feature driver assistance technologies such as cameras that alert the driver when an unexpected object is detected in the vicinity of the bus.

Continuous servicing of the vehicles will be provided by Solaris’s bus fleet monitoring and management system, eSConnect.

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