Chariot Motors wins bid for 30 new fast charging e-buses to Sofia

Chariot Motors News Chariot Motors e-bus on the bus stop in Sofia

Chinese-Bulgarian consortium Chariot Motors Higer, whose Bulgarian partners are Chariot Motors, has won the City of Sofia bid to supply 30 low-floor fast charge electric buses. The bid was for leva 34.95 million against an earmarked leva 38.4 million. The European Union Operational Programme Environment provides the funds as financing a move to cut air…

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Three new Sofia electric bus routes by the end of February

Chariot Motors News Chariot Motors electric bus in Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will rank among European capitals with sustainable public transport. It gets its first electric buses with ultracapacitors. Route 123 is being stretched by six stops, three new electric buses serving it from 17 January. Metropolitan mayor Yordanka Fandakova announced the route will connect the Simeonovo cable car station to Slatina. Read more…

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December: the Gabrovo Municipality signs up for three Chariot ultracapacitor e-buses

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On 4 December 2019 Bulgaria’s Gabrovo Municipality signed a leva 2.7 million/euro 1.4 million contract with Chariot Motors for three Chariot ultracapacitor e-buses. The e-buses are equipped with 40kWh ultracapacitors. The routes have termini with three AC/DC charging stations and e-buses’ charging time of seven minutes. The project gets EU Regions in Growth Operational Programme…

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Chariot e-bus on the Energy Cluster Annual Conference in Aalborg, Denmark

Chariot Motors News Chariot e-bus pilot project in Aalborg, Denmark

On June 11, 2019, a Chariot ultracapacitor e-bus jointly developed by Chariot Motors, Shanghai Aowei, and the Higer Bus Company, formally launched trial operation in Aalborg, Denmark. The pilot project of 24km demonstration route connects the airport to the university through the city centre. Charging needs only eight minutes at the airport end to cover…

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