by Tiana May
19 Aug 2022
Solaris will unveil its articulated hydrogen-powered Urbino 18 bus at a world premiere on 14 September 2022.
This premiere will be preceded by the international e-mobility conference, #SolarisTalks 2022. Both events will be available to watch online.
The Urbino 18 hydrogen bus is an articulated vehicle that has been designed to meet the growing market demand for hydrogen-powered buses that can cover long distances on a single refill.
The Urbino 18 hydrogen bus will be available for deliveries in the second quarter of 2023.
Clients will be able to customise the bus according to their needs and preferences and the vehicles will also be equipped with ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) features, such as Solaris’s MirrorEye and MobilEye Shield+.
This articulated model follows the launch of Solaris’s 12-metre version of the Urbino hydrogen in 2019. Since then, nearly 100 hydrogen buses have been delivered to customers across Europe.
Frankfurt's public transport company, In-der-City-Bus (ICB) has placed an order for 10 hydrogen-powered Urbino buses from Solaris.
Rebus Regionalbus Rostock has ordered 52 Solaris Urbino 12 and Urbino 18 hydrogen buses for use in Güstrow, Germany.
Solaris Bus & Coach and municipal carrier PKM have signed a contract for the purchase of 17 articulated buses with a mild hybrid drive.
Solaris has been contracted to supply 12 electric buses and their charging infrastructure to the town of Opoczno, Poland.
The city of Rzeszów, Poland has ordered an additional six Urbino 9 LE Solaris electric buses and their charging infrastructure.
Hamburger Hochbahn has ordered 5 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses to operate in Hamburg from the second quarter of 2024.
Solaris has been awarded a contract to deliver 100 Urbino 12 hybrid buses to Cagliari, capital of Sardinia.
Stadtwerke Aschaffenburg Verkehrs has ordered 12 hydrogen buses from Solaris to operate in Aschaffenburg, Germany.
Solaris has signed a contract with the Romanian Municipality of Bucharest for the supply of 100 Solaris trolleybuses for Romania's capital.
CAF Group company, Solaris Bus & Coach, has been selected to supply hybrid, electric and CNG buses to four cities in Spain.
Solaris Bus & Coach has signed a contract with Latvian operator, Rīgas Satiksme to deliver 35 Solaris Urbino 12 electric buses to Riga.
The city of Łódź has contracted Solaris to supply eight Urbino 18 articulated electric buses and the corresponding charging infrastructure.
Solaris has received orders from AVM Venezia and ACTV SPA Venezia to deliver four Urbino 12 hydrogen buses to Venice, Italy.
Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacyjne (MPK) has contracted Solaris to supply 18 articulated Urbino 18 electric buses in Kraków, Poland.
Poland: Solaris Bus & Coach has received an order for 25 Urbino 12 hydrogen buses from public transport operator MPK Poznań.
Solaris has announced that it will supply eight electric buses to public transport operator MZK in Opole, Poland.
Solaris Bus & Coach is presenting two electric vehicles equipped with its latest battery technology at Transexpo 2022.
Solaris has been contracted by Zarząd Transportu Miejskiego (ZTM) to supply an Urbino 12 hydrogen bus in Lublin, Poland.
Solaris has signed a contract with Hermes for the delivery of 10 Trollino 18 trolleybuses in Arnhem, the Netherlands.
Solaris is presenting its Urbino 18 hydrogen bus at InnoTrans 2022, marking the first time the model has been on display to the public.
Solaris Bus & Coach has unveiled its Urbino 18 articulated hydrogen bus, which can travel approximately 350 kilometres on a single refill.
14 zero-emission buses will be on display at InnoTrans 2022, including the latest models from Solaris, Ebusco and Škoda.
Solaris Bus & Coach has signed a contract for its 2000th electric bus, demonstrating the growing demand for electric mobility in Europe.
Dopravný podnik Bratislava has announced it will become the first operator in Slovakia to deploy a fleet of hydrogen public transport buses.
EMT Fuenlabrada has contracted Solaris Bus & Coach to supply four Urbino 12 electric buses and the relevant charging infrastructure.
MPK Kraków has contracted Solaris Bus & Coach to deliver 7 articulated and 13 12-metre electric buses in 2023.
Solaris Bus & Coach has delivered Poland's first hydrogen public transport bus to MZK to operate in Konin on a 4-year lease.
German bus operator Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH (RVK) has contracted Solaris Bus & Coach to supply 20 Urbino 12 hydrogen buses to Cologne.
EMT Madrid has awarded contracts to Irizar e-mobility and Solaris Bus & Coach to supply a total of 150 electric buses.
Eight Solaris Urbino 12 zero-emission electric buses have been delivered in Ostrava, Czech Republic for operator Dopravní podnik Ostrava.
ATM Milano has placed an order for an additional 75 Solaris electric buses for Milan, Italy under a framework agreement for up to 250 buses.
Solaris Bus & Coach will deliver a total of 10 hydrogen-powered buses to two operators in Upper Bavaria next year.
Solaris has signed a framework agreement with Austrian bus company, ÖBB Postbus to deliver up to 106 battery-electric and hydrogen buses.
Public transport provider, PKM Jaworzno, has started a four-week trial of a Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen bus in city of Jaworzno, Poland.
Dopravní podnik, the Prague public transport operator, has ordered 20 bi-articulated Trollino 24 trolleybuses from Solaris and Škoda.
The Board of Directors of EMT Palma has selected Solaris to supply five hydrogen fuel cell electric buses for Mallorca's capital.
Estonia’s largest PTO, Aktsiaselts Tallinna Linnatransport, has ordered 20 Urbino 12 and 30 Urbino 18 CNG buses from Solaris.
Unibuss AS has again opted for Solaris with a contract for the delivery of 183 Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses to Oslo.
ÖBB Postbus has landed a deal with Solaris for the delivery of five hydrogen buses to serve the city of Villach in south-east Austria.
A consortium comprised of Solaris Bus & Coach and Škoda Electric will deliver more trolleybuses to Budapest.
ATM Milano is expanding its zero-emission public transport fleet with 50 new Solaris trolleybuses.
Czech carrier Dopravní podnik města Ústí nad Labem has signed a framework agreement with Solaris for the delivery of up to 20 hydrogen buses.
The Polish communes of Pałecznica, Działoszyce, Krasnopol, Przedecz and Troszyn have opted to purchase electric Solaris school buses.
Solaris has won a tender for the supply of 161 Urbino 12 hybrid buses, together with an 8-year maintenance service, for the Belgian region of Wallonia.
Solaris Charging Park is a new investment being built at the premises of Solaris in Bolechowo near Poznań.
Solaris will deliver 16 bi-articulated Solaris Trollino 24 vehicles to the Slovakian operator Dopravný Podnik Bratislava.
Solaris Urbino 24 electric buses, in the MetroStyle, will enhance public transport provided by Tide Bus Danmark in the Danish city of Aalborg.
Rybnik is committing to zero-emission public transport and opting for Solaris vehicles: 16 e-buses will roll onto the streets of the city in spring 2022.
Solaris has won a tender for the delivery of as many as 30 e-buses to an AMT customer in the coastal city of Genoa, Italy.
At noon on 30 September 2021, the latest electric bus made by Solaris, the Urbino 9 LE electric, was launched.
Public transport operator for the Barcelona metropolitan area opts once again for electric Solaris buses: 24 Urbino 12 electric vehicles.
This new step in the BUS2025 Programme demonstrates RATP’s wish to become an active actor in the sustainable development of public transport.
On the basis of an order received in August 2020, Solaris has supplied 14 electric buses to municipal operator PKM Sosnowiec.
Solaris Bus & Coach will deliver another 6 electric buses including the charging infrastructure to the Iberian Peninsula.
A Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen bus will run various routes of the picturesque town of Wels in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.
Solaris Bus & Coach and Danish carrier AarBus have signed an agreement for the delivery of 29 electric buses.
Municipal operator Przedsiębiorstwo Komunikacji Miejskiej in Jaworzno has once again opted for electric buses made by Solaris.
Solaris will deliver up to 57 buses fuelled with compressed natural gas to Spanish operator Auvasa to operate in the city of Valladolid.
Solaris has completed a contract signed in July last year for the supply of six Urbino 12 electric buses for Malbork, Poland.
Solaris and Estonian operator TLT have signed a deal for the supply of 100 city buses propelled with compressed natural gas (CNG).
Solaris will deliver 19 state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly trolleybuses to the picturesque Italian city of La Spezia.
MZK in Konin is set to be the first public transport operator in Poland to add a hydrogen bus to its fleet: an Urbino 12 hydrogen.
Recently, at the invitation of OVR, Solaris presented a hydrogen-powered bus, the Urbino 12 hydrogen in Neuenstadt am Kocher, Germany.
Having won a tender run by operator MPK Łódź, Solaris has signed today a contract for the delivery of 51 buses.
One of the 12 metre Solaris airport buses operated by carrier Avinor has recently started running north of the Arctic Circle.
Solaris and the municipal transport authority Zarząd Transportu Miejskiego in Lublin have signed a contract for the supply of electric buses.
Having won a tender in Switzerland, Solaris will supply six Urbino 12 electric buses in total: three to VBL Luzern and three to ZVB Zug.
The hydrogen-powered Urbino hydrogen bus has been cruising on the streets of the picturesque towns of the Austrian province of Carinthia.
Before the end of the year Solaris will deliver 30 low-emission buses to Area Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB) in Catalonia.
Solaris has won a tender call for the delivery of 13 hydrogen-powered buses to In-der-City-Bus, public transport operator for Frankfurt.
Having won a tender, Solaris will deliver 250 Solaris Urbino 12 buses fuelled with compressed natural gas to operator EMT in Madrid.
The Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric won the “Sustainability Award 2021” handed out by German trade magazine busplaner.
The Solaris electric buses for Szczecin will be equipped with Solaris High Power batteries boasting a capacity of over 120 kWh in total.
Solaris has signed a deal with Ostrava public transport operator DPO for the supply of 24 electric buses and charging infrastructure.
Exactly twenty-five years ago to the day Solaris produced its first low-floor city bus. Almost everything has changed since then.
These new e-buses have joined a fleet of 394 Solaris buses, some of which rolled out onto the streets of Kraków back in 2016.
The first of the Solaris hydrogen vehicles has already been delivered and is being tested in the RVK branch in Wermelskirchen, Cologne,
Solaris has been awarded an order for 123 12-metre buses, destined for six locations across Romania in one of Europe's biggest e-bus tenders.
The Solaris Urbino 15 LE zero-emission electric bus is currently being tested by carriers in various towns and cities of Norway.
Solaris has delivered three Urbino 18 electric buses to Bonn - the first contract performed for customer Stadtwerke Bonn Bus und Bahn (SWB).
In the last days of January, several cities in Poland hosted a series of presentations of the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen.
Solaris has recently signed three framework agreements for the exclusive supply of up to 182 buses which will be used throughout Austria
The StasHH consortium (Standard-Sized Heavy-duty Hydrogen) consists of 25 leading organisations in the hydrogen sector.
Ballard Power Systems has announced purchase orders from Solaris, for 10 Ballard FCmove™ fuel cell modules to power 10 buses Europe.
The most technologically-advanced of Solaris’ vehicles, i. e. the Urbino 12 hydrogen, is visiting a few Polish towns and cities this week.
Solaris Bus & Coach and Dutch carrier Arriva Netherlands have signed an agreement for the delivery of 10 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses.
COTRAL, a carrier that operates suburban and inter-urban transport services in Rome, has placed an order for 80 Solaris InterUrbino buses.
11 Solaris trolleybuses will join the fleet of the Romanian city of Târgu Jiu, the second order for the Romanian market in 2021.
Solaris will supply 25 Trollino 18 articulated, low-floor and zero-emission trolleybuses to Brasov, Romania within 12 months.
The aim of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance is to scale-up, by 2030, the production and deployment of hydrogen as a fuel.
In second half of December, Solaris completed the third biggest order for electric buses in its history, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe of Berlin.
In August this year, Hamburger Hochbahn announced three selected potential suppliers of 530 electric buses, one of which was Solaris.
The 20,000th vehicle manufactured in the Solaris factory has rolled out onto the streets of Warsaw, part of an order of 130 electric buses.
Solaris has placed an order for 120 engines with DAF Components for use in new articulated buses, which will soon be introduced in Israel.
Solaris is one of two potential manufacturers to deliver up to 430 hybrid buses for Opérateur de Transport de Wallonie (OWT) in Belgium.
Representatives of Solaris have signed a contract with operator Municipiului Reghin for the supply of 10 Solaris Urbino 12 hybrid buses.
The electric Solaris bus will be tested on the streets of Athens by public operator OSY over the next two months.
The Urbino 12 hydrogen bus has won another client - Transdev has signed a contract with Solaris to supply two hydrogen buses to Sweden.
At the Global e-Mobility Forum conference, Solaris was given the Leader Award for contribution to zero-emission transport around the world.
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