The success of Škoda in Budapest
The consortium of companies Škoda Electric and Solaris will deliver 24 new trolleybuses to the Hungarian capital. The Pilsen Škoda company will ensure the delivery of the complete electric equipment and also the final assembly of the vehicles. The contract also includes an option for other 84 trolleybuses, so the total value of the contract may reach 1.7 billion Czech crowns.
“We have been delivering trolleybuses to
The project of new trolleybuses for
”The delivery of 24 trolleybuses to the Hungarian capital will take place during the second half of 2015. It will include fourteen trolleybuses with the length of 12 metres and ten articulated vehicles with the length of 18 meters. The customer can also exercise an option for more trolleybuses up to the number of 84,“ adds Karel Majer, Director of the Trolleybuses Division at the company Škoda Electric.
The consortium Škoda Electric and Solaris won a tender, where they faced competition from a local manufacturer as well as other manufacturers, for example from
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Škoda Electric, the subsidiary company Škoda Transportation, is a traditional producer of electric drives and traction motors for locomotives, suburban train units, subway, trolleybuses, trams, mining vehicles, etc. It is a continuation of a longtime tradition of electrotechnical production of Škoda´s factories in Pilsen, which was initiated in the year 1901 in the Electrotechnical plant. High technical performance of Škoda Electric products, long-term experience with production and excellent quality of technology together with high productivity of employees offer effective conditions for successful production destined for local as well as foreign markets.