'LIGHTWEIGHT' EBUSCO 3.0 BUS WINS INNOVATION AWARD

By: Fabian Cotter, Photography by: courtesy Ebusco Europe


DUTCH E-BUS manufacturer Ebusco has received the coveted biennial Automotive Innovation Award for its Ebusco 3.0 electric bus because of, "...its significant contribution to sustainable and affordable public transport," award adjudicators in Europe confirmed, recently.

'LIGHTWEIGHT' EBUSCO 3.0 BUS WINS INNOVATION AWARD
"This award rewards the passion and dedication of all my colleagues, and demonstrates our commitment to continuous innovation," Ebusco CEO Peter Bijvelds stated.

At an official presentation ceremony held at the Louwman Museum in The Hague, The Netherlands, on Monday 20th September, the Ebusco team was delighted to accept the award for all the hard work that went into it.

Ebusco CEO Peter Bijvelds proudly attributes this great recognition to the entire Ebusco team, stating: "Together we have worked incredibly hard in recent years to develop this lightweight composite-body electric bus."

"This award rewards the passion and dedication of all my colleagues, and demonstrates our commitment to continuous innovation, ’’ Bijvelds stated.

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THE 3.0

The Ebusco 3.0 is a revolutionary model with its lightweight carbon-fibre-composite body  based on aerospace technology, which contributes to its distinctive features, the company explains. Additional highlights complementing the Ebusco 3.0's light weight is its range (kilometres) on a single charge and its lifespan, it adds.

The company's ultimate aim is to, "... create a better living environment by enabling safe, sustainable, emission-free and affordable transport ecosystems," it states.

"With this, Ebusco wants to drive the transition to sustainable public transport," it adds.

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MULTIPLE AWARDS

By winning the 2021 Automotive Innovation Award , Ebusco joins previous winners in the 'gallery of honour', which include:  Moby Park [2015]; TomTom, NXP and Dutch Green Carbon [2017]; and Punch Powertrain, Monotch and Lightyear [all 2019].

Previously, the Ebusco 3.0 won the JEC Composites Innovation Award; the Automotive Brand Contest; and the Busworld Europe Innovation Award.

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