BYD has been awarded its first order from Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona for 25 12m-long eBuses.
TMB had previously conducted a test of an eBus in 2020. The new buses are due to go into service in Catalonia between 2022 and 2024.
All the zero-emission BYD electric buses will be equipped with roof-mounted pantograph to enable opportunity charging.
The eBuses on order will be built at BYD’s European production facility in Hungary.
Isbrand Ho, managing director, BYD Europe, says: “BYD is proud to be supplying TMB with our very latest zero-emission eBuses, and commend them for their proactive strategy for decarbonisation to protect the beautiful city of Barcelona, and the people who live within it.”