Today, representatives of Solaris have signed a contract for the supply of six electric Solaris buses. In accordance with the tender requirements the vehicles will be delivered to Szczecin within a period of 12 months from the contract being signed. The total value of the order settled at over PLN 16.5m.
Last year Solaris won a tender of the city of
The Solaris Urbino electric buses for
In order to optimise the energy consumption in buses, these will feature so-called thermal pre-conditioning. This function means that, while the battery is recharging, the interior of the bus is concurrently warmed up or cooled down, depending on the season. Consequently, when setting out of the bus depot, the bus is already geared up temperature-wise to ensure a comfortable travel experience.
Roof-mounted photovoltaic panels are noteworthy technological novelties utilised in the vehicles. These panels will allow the use of renewable energy sources to optimise the energy supply system of some of the on-board components. What is more, the buses will be fitted with a video surveillance system that will be linked to the city CCTV system. Drivers will benefit from the closed driver cabin. One of the components contributing to the improved safety of passengers will be an alcolock device which will run a breath alcohol test of the driver every time before ignition.
“We are extremely proud of the fact that we may contribute to the improvement of the life quality of
In accordance with the contract the buses will be delivered to
In the pictures (from the left): Petros Spinaris (Solaris Bus & Coach Sp. z o.o.), Piotr Krzystek (Mayor of Szczecin).