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Inner city Hanover will have a mix of single and articulated eCitaro EV buses

Inner metropolis Hanover will have a combine of single and articulated eCitaro EV buses

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz has sent its 1st eCitaro EV buses with a new style of lithium-ion battery.

The articulated designs are aspect of an order for Hanover transport operator, Uestra.

The first two have next-technology lithium-ion batteries with capacity about 33{7e488363c11ee5ef50445c8c4fa770b6e6e4f99e57faea264a05ac52abb3ffe0} greater so the vary involving recharging stops is amplified “significantly”.

The Hanover buses have ten battery packs with full capacity of 330 kWh and roof mounted pantographs for intermediate charging at the closing cease on routes. 

Hanover has run buses with the more mature batteries for about a yr and options 48 electrics on all interior-metropolis routes in just its very low-emission zone by 2023. The change-about is claimed to conserve 3,800 tonnes of CO2 every yr.

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