28 Nov '17, 11am

ABB powers 450kW fast charging for electric buses in Gothenburg

ABB, global leader in EV charging solutions, has announced a project with Volvo Buses, Västtrafik and Göteborg Energi to bring its 450kW Opportunity Charging (OppCharge) system to the city of Gothenburg. Due for delivery in spring 2018, two fast chargers will be installed at Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Eriksberg Square, on line 16 of the city’s bus network, on which two prototype electric articulated high capacity buses from Volvo will operate. The order comes after a successful two-year trial under the ElectriCity venture, during which 10 all-electric or partially electrified buses have run on the city’s bus route 55. When the Volvo Ocean Race is staged in Gothenburg in June 2018, two electrically powered articulated buses will showcase the latest developments. These two prototype buses will then run on route 16, which will be equipped with charging infrastructure...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2017/11/abb-powers-450kw-f...

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