Tosa demonstrator initial lessons and prospects for future development

TOSA is the first all electric, articulated bus running without overhead lines. After 10 months of operation of the TOSA demonstrator which runs between Geneva Airport and Palexpo, partners in the venture are now beginning to examine the first lessons and to discuss the prospects for commercial development.

TosaTOSA is the first all electric, articulated bus running without overhead lines. After 10 months of operation of the TOSA demonstrator which runs between Geneva Airport and Palexpo, partners in the venture are now beginning to examine the first lessons and to discuss the prospects for commercial development. Since May 26, 2013 the TOSA bus has travelled over 8000km, operating 3-4 days a week, reliably and without any major problems. There have been more than 4200 individual connections to the overhead charging stations and it has been measured that the power consumption is comparable to a conventional trolley bus, but with the advantage of TOSA’s ability to recover braking energy. …Read More

 

 

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