The electric Solaris Urbino becomes the bus of the year 2016 in Spain.
The most innovative product in the portfolio of Solaris - new Urbino electric - received the prestigious title of the Bus of the Year 2016 in Spain. The award is granted by the industry's magazine "Viajeros".
Yesterday, the official granting of prizes was held in Madrid. The members of the competition Jury were the representatives of a few dozen of the most important municipal transport companies in Spain and experts in the automotive industry of the local market. After assessing the parameters of vehicles, such as reliability and being environmentally friendly, the jury decided to grant the title of the Bus of the Year 2016 in Spain to the new Solaris Urbino 12 electric.
The completely emission free, new generation, 12--metre Urbino 12 electric was presented for the first time in 2015 during the Busworld fair in Kortrijk, Belgium. Propelled by electric power, Solaris can be equipped with different types of batteries with diverse capacity. Moreover, the manufacturer offers several systems of charging the batteries: plug-in, pantograph and induction charging, depending on the infrastructure of the carrier. Thanks to its unique style, over-average performance, low costs of use and unlimited operational possibilities, this modern vehicle is an ideal response to the growing needs of dynamically developing agglomerations.