Local time · On July 31, BYD successfully delivered 10 12-meter pure electric buses to the Hungarian public transportation operator Tüke Busz Zrt. These vehicles will be produced by BYD’s local bus factory in Hungary and will be put into use in Pecs, a city in southwestern Hungary, marking the official launch of the first batch of pure electric bus fleets in the city’s history.
The vehicle delivery ceremony was held in the central square of Pécs that morning. Tamás Schanda, Deputy Minister of Innovation and Technology of Hungary, Attila Péterffy, the current Mayor of Pécs, Zsolt Páva, the former mayor, and Gyula Gelencsér, Chairman of the operator Tüke Busz Zrt Attend to witness. He Yipeng, general manager of BYD Europe LLC, also participated remotely via video.
This batch of buses adopts BYD’s latest three-door version of all-channel low-floor design, and can travel 300 kilometers after a single charge. After the 10 buses are put into operation, the total annual mileage is expected to reach 900,000 kilometers, accounting for 10% of the operators’ total mileage. At the same time, BYD has also customized charging facilities for this batch of fleets, providing a package of electrification overall solutions.