Stagecoach Orders 20 Enviro100EVs Before Official Production

Stagecoach has ordered 20 Enviro100EV electric buses from Alexander Dennis just after the prototype of the bus was released last month. Know the features and specifications of the Enviro100EV.

Stagecoach Orders 20 Enviro100EVs

In the latest electric bus news, Stagecoach has pre-ordered 20 AD Enviro100EV buses before their official launch, and production is in progress for anticipated delivery in the first half of 2024.

Supported by the Scottish Government’s ScotZEB challenge fund, these vehicles will be assigned to operating companies in Scotland.

The Enviro100EV battery electric bus has just been launched by Alexander Dennis (AD) on November 1, 2023, along with the Enviro400EV double decker electric bus.

These models are part of an expanded family of next-generation zero-emission buses, that the company had anouncement in August 2022.

This is also the first electric bus that AD has indigenously designed and developed.

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV Specifications

Stagecoach Orders 20 Enviro100EVs

The Enviro100EV, compact at 8.5m length and 2.35m width, offers spacious seating for up to 25 passengers with a bright interior and 2+2 seating.

Powered by the Voith Electrical Drive System, its 354kWh batteries provide an impressive range of up to 285 miles.

Developed with partner Impact Clean Power Technology, the battery system is designed to be future-proof, allowing simple replacement with newer batteries in later stages without vehicle modifications.

“Our engineers have outdone themselves with the Enviro100EV. They have tackled a substantial technical challenge by fitting 354kWh of battery capacity for up to 285 miles of range in a compact vehicle,” says Paul Davies, President & Managing Director, Alexander Dennis.

Sam Greer, Chief Operating Officer for Stagecoach, said, “Acquiring the new Enviro100EV reaffirms our commitment to our customer experience while also bringing us a step closer to realizing our goal of being fully Net Zero by 2050.”

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