BYD wins further orders in Madrid

BYD will supply a further 30 eBuses for operation in Madrid following Spain’s largest tender for electric buses The order for 12m BYD eBuses is part of a 50-vehicle order from EMT Madrid, and follows the delivery of an initial fleet of 15 BYD vehicles in May for the city’s high-frequency route 52 connecting Puerta del Sol and Santamarca.

BYD’s Director in Iberia, Joaquín Bellido, says: “Clearly, our first 15 BYD vehicles are performing well on EMT Madrid’s route 52, and the company is seeing the benefits of BYD electrification. This latest order for 30 eBuses will have an even greater impact on improving air quality.”