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Mercedes reveals electrical bus for South America – Auto Information by Automobilnews.eu

Mercedes reveals electrical bus for South America


Mercedes-Benz do Brasil has launched the absolutely electrical eO500U bus chassis, specifically designed for Latin American cities, which will probably be produced in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo state, from 2022.

The chassis has a variety of as much as 250km (155 miles) and has the identical plug in charger because the eCitaro metropolis bus. A full cost takes round three hours.

“The eO500U chassis is a part of our international improvement technique for electromobility,” mentioned Gustav Tuschen, head of product engineering and Buying Daimler Buses.


The electrical bus chassis will probably be launched in Brazil and in different Latin American nations. Use outdoors of Latin America is feasible.

The eO500U is from the O-500 sequence which is the premise for the Tremendous Padron metropolis bus.

The low-floor car can accommodate metropolis bus our bodies with a size of as much as 13.2m and presents area for as much as 86 passengers. It’s pushed by wheel hub motors on the rear axle.

The chassis was utterly developed in Brazil and put by way of intensive assessments by engineers in Germany and Brazil.

Mercedes-Benz do Brasil is the biggest bus and truck producer in Latin America.

The bus plant was opened in 1956.

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Mercedes reveals electrical bus for South America – Auto Information by Automobilnews.eu
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