Rouen Chooses Ebusco for Electric Bus Transformation (Over 100 Buses Deployed)

"Ebusco 3.0 electric bus model with black and white color scheme. Ebusco will deliver 100 of these buses to Rouen.

The historic city of Rouen, France, is undergoing a sustainable transportation revolution. Métropole Rouen Normandie, the region’s governing body, has partnered with Ebusco, a leading electric bus manufacturer, to deploy a fleet of over 100 zero-emission electric buses.

This significant investment marks a major step towards cleaner air and a more sustainable future for the city.

Ebusco Secures Major Order for 100 Electric Buses

Ebusco emerged victorious after a competitive bidding process. The order comprises a mix of 15 brand new Ebusco 3.0 18-meter buses and 85 additional Ebusco 3.0 buses already in production.

These state-of-the-art electric buses boast impressive features designed to meet the needs of Rouen’s growing public transportation system.

Ebusco 3.0: The Electric Bus Powering Rouen’s Streets

The Ebusco 3.0 buses are specifically designed for urban environments. Equipped with a lightweight design and powerful battery packs exceeding 500 kWh, these buses can navigate Rouen’s diverse topography efficiently.

The extended range allows for operation throughout the day on a single charge, returning to the depot for overnight replenishment using Ebusco’s charging infrastructure.

Enhanced Passenger Comfort and Safety

Passenger comfort is a priority for Métropole Rouen Normandie. The new Ebusco 3.0 buses will feature four double doors for faster passenger boarding and disembarking.

The spacious interiors will provide a comfortable travel experience for all riders. Additionally, these buses are integrated with an advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) that improves vehicle handling and enhances overall safety for both passengers and drivers.

Sustainable Solution: Ebusco Electric Buses Reduce Emissions

The transition to electric buses is a significant step towards a more sustainable Rouen. Electric buses produce zero tailpipe emissions, significantly reducing air and noise pollution within the city.

This initiative aligns with Métropole Rouen Normandie’s commitment to environmental responsibility and creating a cleaner, healthier urban environment for its citizens.

Ebusco’s Cléon Production Facility Delivers Locally

The new Ebusco 3.0 18-meter buses will be manufactured at Ebusco’s Cléon facility located in France.

This local production not only ensures a reliable supply chain but also contributes to the region’s economy by creating jobs and boosting local manufacturing.

Jean-Francois Chiron, Managing Director of Ebusco France Sales, expresses his delight regarding the continued partnership: “We are thrilled to solidify our collaboration with Métropole Rouen Normandie in their journey towards decarbonizing urban transportation.”

This significant order placed through the UGAP purchasing group demonstrates confidence in our technology. Our Cléon production facility allows us to deliver innovative, zero-emission electric buses with a local manufacturing presence,” he adds.

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