28 May '18, 9am

Krakow orders 30 #Mercedes-Benz #Citaro #hybrid buses

Krakow orders 30 #Mercedes-Benz #Citaro #hybrid buses

The Krakow public transport authority, Poland’s second-largest public transport authority, has placed an order for 30 Mercedes-Benz Citaro hybrid vehicles as well as 56 conventional Citaro buses. The Citaro hybrid buses are based on the hybrid technology unveiled by Mercedes-Benz last year (earlier post ), and offer a fuel saving of up to 8.5% compared with the conventional Citaro. The Citaro hybrid features a 7.7-liter OM 936 h engine with 220 kW (299 hp); a 14 kW electric motor; and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The city of Gdansk is also investing in city buses from Mercedes-Benz. At the beginning of May, a contract for the supply of 46 Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses was signed between the Gdansk public transport authority GAiT (Gdanskie Autobusy i Tramwaje) and Daimler Buses. The new vehicles will be handed over to the customer in the spring of 2019. A further order, t...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/05/20180528-krakow.html

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