Electric buses that don’t use batteries to store their power on board tend to be trolleybuses, which use trolley poles – a form of current collector – to continually connect to overhead wires. Trolley poles have contact shoes that make contact with the current collector. Trolleybuses also have pole storage hooks and trolley pole bases.
This section features suppliers who manufacture trolley poles and associated products.
On October 21 Volvo Buses demonstrated its range of various solutions for high-efficiency charging at an event in Gothenburg.
The Mexico order includes the first batch of 18-meter double source trolleybuses exported overseas in Chinese bus industry.