Solaris presents hydrogen bus


In response to growing interest of the European market in emission-free public transport vehicles, Solaris Bus & Coach has debuted its new generation, hydrogen (H2) bus.

Solaris Urbino 12 H2, scheduled for release in 2019, will be completely emission free. Energy needed to power the driveline of the bus will be obtained from hydrogen which will be processed in a fuel cell to electric power.

It represents the continuation and development of a concept which saw the light of day in 2014 for the first time, when two articulated electric buses (Solaris Urbino 18,75) powered with H2 fuel cells as range extenders, were delivered to Hamburg. Batteries constituted the basic drive source of the buses showcased four years ago. In the new hybrid bus, electric energy propelling the vehicle will be derived from hydrogen, whereas the battery will only have a support function.

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