First composite bus to obtain such approval
Deurne, 2 December 2021 – Ebusco (Euronext: EBUS), a pioneer and frontrunner in the
development of electric buses and charging systems, has obtained EU Vehicle Type Approval for its
revolutionary Ebusco 3.0 bus. This certificate means that the Ebusco 3.0 meets all EU safety,
environmental and production requirements, that the bus gets road release and can be registered
in all member states of the EU.
The Ebusco 3.0, is a revolutionary model in the industry. The Ebusco 3.0 bus, having a lightweight
composite body based on aerospace technology, is significantly lighter, reaches a substantial longer
single-charge range of up to 575 kilometers, and has an extended estimated average life span of 25
Peter Bijvelds, CEO of Ebusco comments: “I am proud of reaching another important milestone; the
Ebusco 3.0 is the first bus made of composite material to obtain this EU Vehicle Type approval. The
Ebusco 3.0 is a genuine game changer in our industry worldwide, and is now officially allowed on the
road in the EU market. Having this approval in place, in combination with having the funds secured
for our international expansion strategy through our recent listing, positions us well to take
advantage of the growing market and to execute on our roll-out plan.”
The Ebusco 3.0 is currently manufactured exclusively in the Netherlands, at the company’s facility in
Deurne. The first delivery of the Ebusco 3.0 buses is expected in the coming weeks.
Ebusco already has an extensive real-road track record with its Ebusco 2.2 bus. To date, Ebusco has
supplied 346 zero emission buses to seven European countries.