Ebusco significantly expands footprint in Norway
76 Ebusco 3.0 buses to operate for Nobina in Oslo
Deurne, 16 September 2022 – Ebusco (Euronext: EBUS), a pioneer and frontrunner in the development of electric buses and charging systems, has signed a contract with Nobina for 76 Ebusco 3.0 buses. The delivery of these buses is planned for end 2023. With this contract, Ebusco significantly strengthens its position in Norway.
Nobina, the largest Public Transport Operator in the Nordic region, is a repeat customer for Ebusco. This Norwegian order consists of 22 Ebusco 3.0 12-metre buses and 54 Ebusco 3.0 18-metre buses. By adding these 76 buses, the total number of Ebusco buses in the Nobina fleet will be 176. For Nobina, this is the first time that they will be using Ebusco buses in Norway; the previous orders were all for Denmark.
The 76 Ebusco 3.0 buses will be used for the Public Transport Authority Ruter in Norway and will operate in and around Oslo.
Jens Råsten, Fleet Manager at the Nobina Group comments “As the largest public transport operator with largest fleet of electric buses in the Nordic region, we take great interest in the development of new sustainable buses, technology, and materials from Ebusco. Also, in Ebusco’s enhanced European production capabilities for our passengers and PTA´s in the Nordic region.”
Peter Bijvelds, CEO of Ebusco comments: “In 2014, when Ebusco was just starting out, Norway already showed concrete interest and dared to strengthen its ambitions around sustainability by investing in electric buses. It is great to see that in line with our growth ambitions we are now signing a substantial contract for the supply of our buses with our repeat customer Nobina.”