ABB and Volvo form global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging

Zurich, Switzerland – July 21, 2014 – ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today a partnership with Volvo Buses, one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems.

The cooperation creates a city-wide standardized charging system for electric and electric hybrid buses that can charge buses quickly through an automatic roof-top connection system at bus stops or through cabled charging systems overnight.

Read the press release here.

ABB is a member of Electric Mobility Canada.