IVECO BUS signs largest electric order to date in Italy to supply 411 e-buses to ATAC in Rome
Wednesday 17th January 2024
IVECO BUS has won another impressive contract in Italy with 411 E-WAY units to be delivered to ATAC Rome. With these E-WAY units, Rome’s public transport company will have the largest fleet of IVECO BUS electric buses operating in the country. The delivery of the first batch of 110 e-buses will start in the last quarter of 2024 with all remaining buses to be delivered by April 2026.
Giorgio Zino, Head of IVECO BUS Europe Commercial Operations said: “We are extremely proud that ATAC Rome have placed their trust in us with this impressive order. Our E-WAY buses benefit from state-of-the-art solutions to provide drivers and passengers with a comfortable and emission-free journey. This new success in Italy confirms that our E-WAY solution perfectly meets the decarbonisation expectations of Italian public transport.”
Both 12m and 18m long vehicles will be equipped with the latest NMC battery technology with a single-unit capacity of 69.3 kWh. This unique energy storage package is assembled at the new FPT Industrial battery plant (e-plant) in Turin. The vehicles, which feature the manufacturer’s latest ADAS devices, will comply with the GSR (General Safety Regulation).
With zero emissions, smooth driving and a quiet experience, the 100% electric technology from IVECO BUS will perfectly support ATAC Rome in its transition to greener and more efficient mobility.
Following the orders placed by Busitalia, Autoguidovie Group, GTT Turin, ATM Milan, this new contract signed with ATAC Rome confirms that IVECO BUS’s decarbonisation plan for public transport in Italy is well on its way.
The full-service maintenance will be performed by Romana Diesel, Iveco’s Dealer covering the Lazio region and one of the manufacturer’s biggest official dealers in Europe. Romana Diesel employs 350 people and will deliver service support at its workshop and on-site, to ensure full vehicle availability for the customer and passengers for the entire duration of the contract.