FIRST RUSSIAN-MADE ARTICULATED E-BUS FOR MOSCOW TRIAL

Photography by: courtesy DTRID / Kamaz


RUSSIAN CAPTIAL city Moscow is to trial the first Russian-made electric articulated ‘bendy’ bus, offering even more spacious public transport for locals, according to the city’s Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development (DTRID).

FIRST RUSSIAN-MADE ARTICULATED E-BUS FOR MOSCOW TRIAL
Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport Maksim Liksutov said: “The innovative articulated electric bus, like its predecessors, has a high performance and recharges energy with ultra-fast charging stations.”

Kamaz, a Russian manufacturer of vehicles, trucks and engines, presented the Kamaz-6292, which was prepared for test operation at the Nefaz factory, a subsidiary of Kamaz.

The bus accommodates 135 passengers and has 48 seats, the DTRID confirms. In future such vehicles will enter the busiest routes, it explains.

The electric bendy bus is expected to go into serial production by the end of this year, it adds.

"We are very proud to be pioneers in the development of electric buses," Sergey Kogogin, Kamaz general director stated.

"We have created the first electric bendy bus and very soon we are planning to transfer a new vehicle to Moscow for testing," he said.

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Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport Maksim Liksutov said: "The innovative articulated electric bus, like its predecessors, has a high performance and recharges energy with ultra-fast charging stations."

"This helps to reduce the amount of harmful emissions in the atmosphere.

"For Moscow, the availability of modern, spacious and economically viable transport is the most important condition for improving the environmental situation," he explained.

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