Hamburg flees another 20 electric breads of Man

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The public transport companies Hamburg-Holstein (VHH) brought Truck & Bus at the end of 2019 the first sales success for electric buses. A milestone for one, but also for the VHH: because the company successfully put the course for the emission-free mobility of tomorrow. Meanwhile, all 17 ordered MAN Lion’s City 12 E are used. “As successful that the VHH ordered another 20 electric breads with us,” says Rudi Kuchta, Head Business Unit Bus at Man Truck & Bus, and complements: “We are very happy about this follow-up order, he shows how it shows how Satisfied the VHH with the electric breads are and how excellently these master the city traffic with all its challenges.”

Ten of the already delivered Lion’s City 12 E are travel for the VHH in Norderstedt. For this purpose, the company has set up the first electrified VHH company center Schleswig-Holstein. This has a total of twelve charging points where the e-buses are loaded overnight with eco flow. The long-lasting batteries guarantee charged through overnight-charging a simple integration into existing operations – in addition to reliability, security, range and comfort an important criterion for the VHH, so in a current message. In addition to the expansion of the operating courtyard, VHH has already created the prerequisites for a possible future further electrification.

The remaining seven e-buses bring mainly passengers to the VHH lines in the Hamburg East environmentally friendly to the destination. The vehicles are operated by the operating courtyard in Hamburg Bergedorf, which in the spring of Herbert this, CEO of Volkswagen AG, Andreas Tostmann, CEO of Man Truck & Bus Se, and Gunnar Kilian, Personnel Executive Board of Volkswagen AG and the Group Executive Board also for the Truck & Bus business unit Responsible, visited. “We were also in Hamburg to experience Lion’s City E on a typical city route – and drive yourself! What has inspired me? How quiet and comfortable the bus is, while driving very effort and very easy to drive. Nearest stop: future, “Tostmann summed up after his visit.

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And soon 20 more e-buses from Man in Hamburg to convince passengers, but also drivers and operators: because the new order includes the delivery of ten Man Lion’s City 12 E and ten Man Lion’s City 18 E. The solo and articulated buses are to be delivered 2021 to the VHH, which with the follow-up order have done another big step on their way to an e-mobile company. “The design of an environmentally friendly, resource-saving and high-performance public transport in the Metropoly Region Hamburg is the core task of the VHH, innovative vehicles are of fundamental importance”, makes Toralf Muller clear, managing director of the VHH. Since 2020, after the specifications of the Hamburg Senate for the Hanseatic city, the transport company has been procuring exclusively emission-free, battery-powered buses.

“No emission” instead of “low emission”: the future is electric

With Man Truck & Bus, the transport companies Hamburg-Holstein on their way has a reliable partner on the side. Because the future of urban mobility is electrically. “Electromobility is the key technology for the commercial vehicle traffic of the future. We are convinced. Therefore, together with our customers, we drive technologies and progress forward “, says Rudi Kuchta and supplemented:” With the Man Lion’s City E we now offer the fully electric solution for public transport. The operators benefit from an overall concept that brings together holistic emobility consulting and tailor-made, forward-looking mobility solutions.”

With innovative E-Buses and Services you want to support the commercial vehicle industry in the best possible way. The guiding planks for the urban mobility of the future has already set politics: In the context of the Paris Climate Protection Agreement, the Contracting States have undertaken to significantly reduce CO2 emissions.

And at the latest since the European Union has passed the “Clean Vehicle Directive”, cities must put the course for emission-free mobility. The aim is to come from “low emission” to “no emission”. “We see this development as an opportunity to take on social responsibility and to act in the long term environmentally conscious. Therefore, the topic of sustainable mobility has been in focus for us for a long time, “says Kuchta.

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3 thoughts on “Hamburg flees another 20 electric breads of Man”

  1. Here are excerpts from the data sheet of the MAN Lion’s City 12 E


    Type of Drive: Electric

    Battery Type: Lithium Ion; NMC

    Range: 200 km

    Rated Power: Continuous Power 160 KW, Peak Power 240 KW

    Max. Torque: 2,100 nm (in German 2.100 nm)

    Battery Capacity: 480 kWh


    Single Stage Adapter Gearbox (single-stage adapter gear – according to Google Translator)

    Passenger area

    2-door (2 doors)

    3-door (3 doors)

    Max. no. of seats: 41 (max. Number of seats)

    (Source: Man.EU – PDF file)

    The 200km is likely to reach inner-city with the many stops probably for a working day.

  2. I’m looking forward to joining that in a quiet electrobus, but could still take a while in the country.
    Probably in Basel (CH) is most likely reality &# 128578;


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