On 24th September, the first super capacity trolley exported to Europe showed in 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover. The trolley bus will take operation in Graz, Austria. “Green and Intelligent” concept proposed by CRRC and the vision of “Low carbon and sustainable development in public transportation” are highly appreciated by Europe.
The trolley bus is developed by Zhejiang CRRC Electric Vehicle Co.,Ltd which is the subsidiary of CRRC ZELC. This 18m super capacitor electric bus is second-generation which inherits technology of CRRC ZELC. Strict European standard has been applied and the bus is certificated by European Union.
Technical speaking, the super capacitor is the main power and Lithium titanate battery supplies auxiliary power. Intelligent pantograph is equipped on the roof. The fast charging technology can operate constantly in 24 hours which largely improve the utilization efficiency. The permanent-magnet synchronous motor brings high transfer efficiency. Lightweight aluminum car body has long life time and can resist corrosion.
Humanity design brings comfort for passengers. The company adds more passenger seats thanks to the update of technology and equipment arranging. Independent cab can give driver more comfortable driving experience; Low floor design and ECAS technology help to realize the heeling function. The bell rings when passengers get on and off the bus,.
Zhejiang CRRC electric vehicle Co.,Ltd is devoted to develop high-end public transportation equipments. At the beginning of establishment, the company won successfully contract of purchasing 1200 vehicles with Ningbo employer. The first generation of new super capacitor trolley buses was rolling out in April of 2015 and takes the operation to serve Line 196 in Ningbo. Then the second generation of super capacitor trolley buses begins to serve the Line 306 in 22nd September, 2016 when is the same day of opening of IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover. Zhejiang CRRC electric vehicle Co.,Ltd signed strategic cooperation protocol with Lanzhou and Fuzhou for respectively 1000 and 2000 new energy buses. Moreover, the company is exploring market such as Tangshan, Yancheng and Urumchi and tends to get a bright future.