BYD has won its initial buy from Barcelona for 25 twelve-metre eBuses.

The buy followed accomplishment in a community tender to phase out diesel in the Spanish city.

The city analyzed an eBus in 2020, with constructive opinions. The new EV buses enter service in Catalonia among 2022 and 2024.

All will have a roof-mounted pantograph for “opportunity charging” at the depot.

The buses will be created in Hungary and will have the latest iron phosphate 442kWh battery with greater power density for longer variety and lifestyle.

A one charge delivers 400km of variety underneath standardised on road test (Sort II) disorders.