Chariot 18m UC e-bus Sofia

Chariot Motors’ partner Higer to make electric and hydrogen buses in Brazil

Chinese bus maker Higer, part of the group that manufactures King Long and Golden Dragon brands, continues to demonstrate great ambition in the electrification of Latin American public transport. Last November Brazil witnessed the official presentation of the Higer Azure 12BR electric standard in an event chaired by the Mayor of São Paulo. The 12.2…

Sofia tests Europe’s first 18m ultracapacitor e-bus

Chariot Motors’ latest product, the 18m UC e-bus, has been road tested in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. The new articulated 18m UC electric bus is a joint effort by Israeli-Bulgarian company Chariot Motors, China’s largest bus manufacturer Higer, and world-leading ultracapacitor maker Aowei. Cutting edge ultracapacitor technology enables these vehicles to reuse brake energy using what…

Chariot electric buses

Two-thirds of world bus fleets in 2040 expected to be electric

UN data show transportation is responsible for nearly a quarter of global energy-related CO2 emissions alongside contributing to brown smog over many large cities. As the pandemic recovery starts to take effect, the authorities are eager to get passengers to return to public transport. While social distancing is still a consideration, the electric bus market is set to grow,…