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Electric buses are already becoming the technology of choice for a number of cities and public transport providers worldwide. They can deliver benefits in terms of energy efficiency, environmental impacts, passenger comfort, and integration with renewable energy sources.
Given the high proportion of New Zealand patronage delivered by bus, developments in electric bus technology provide an exciting opportunity to significantly improve the environmental performance of New Zealand’s public transport systems, and contribute to the clean, sustainable vision for New Zealand.
This Electric Bus Technology research report provides an overview of current electric bus technology, addresses the gap in literature on Electric Vehicles in the New Zealand context, and makes recommendations for the best way forward for New Zealand.
You can download the full report here.Download