BUSMAKERS NEWS * Sweden: Volvo's
* Sweden - ABB and VOLVO a global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging
(Photo: A Volvo electric-hybrid bus)
Zurich,Switzerland -TWST -July 21, 2014: -- ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today a partnership with Volvo Buses, one of the world's leading bus manufacturers, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems... Global agreement combines Volvo electric and electric hybrid buses with ABB fast-charging solutions, paving the way for rapid deployment of urban e-mobility... The cooperation creates a city-wide standardized charging system for electric and electric hybrid buses that can charge buses quickly through an automatic roof-top connection system at bus stops or through cabled charging systems overnight...