BYD has won a major fleet order with Bergkvarabuss in Sweden with a total of 79 eBuses to include 12m models and BYD’s latest 13 and 15m buses. A number of the vehicles will be built at BYD’s production facility in Komárom, Hungary.
BYD has been awarded the order following Bergkvarabuss’ successful contract to supply public transport services in the areas of Söderslätt, Österlen and Nordväst in southern Sweden on behalf of the regional public transport authority, Skånetrafiken. Vehicle deliveries are scheduled to commence at the end of this year.
More than 250 BYD eBuses are now in service in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, collectively clocking-up 25 million km and reducing CO2 emissions by more than 27,000 tonnes.
A further 250 BYD eBuses are on order in the Nordic region.
BYD’s new 90-passenger low-entry 15m eBus model – 32 in total for Bergkvarabuss – offers a single-charge range of 400km. Bergkvarabuss has also ordered 43 of BYD’s latest low-entry 13m model.
Staffan Karlsson, COO, Bergkvarabuss, says: “We have been impressed by the latest bus models from BYD and the benefits they offer. We are looking forward to operating the buses in order to contribute to fossil-free public transport in the Skåne region.”