30 Chinese BYD electric buses replenished the Brussels airport parkMarch 15, 2019
30 electric buses will operate at Zaventem Airport.
Also, the Chinese company has installed 30 charging stations for the airport.
This is the second order the Chinese company received from Europe. Earlier, a batch of electric buses was delivered to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
The electric buses arrived at the Brussels airport last week. Their length reaches 12 meters, they are equipped with Wi-Fi and USB-ports, as well as digital displays, which display flight information.
It is worth noting that the electric buses are scheduled to be charged at night in the terminals.
“The use of electric buses is part of a strategy to reduce harmful emissions by 40% by 2030 (compared to 2010). We are looking for environmental solutions that allow us to increase comfort for our passengers, ”said Arno Feist, head of the Brussels airport.
At the same time, the director of BYD Europe Isbrand Ho stressed that the order for electric buses from the Brussels airport shows that the electric buses in Amsterdam were able to prove their effectiveness.
“We are sincerely glad that we received an order from Brussels, the de facto capital of the European Union. BYD is without a doubt the world leader in the development, production and sale of clean electric buses. We look forward to serving more and more international passengers with our eco-friendly vehicles, ”Ho said.
As Autogeek previously reported, VDL Bus & Coach received an order from the Netherlands for the supply of 43 Citeas Electric electric buses.
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