ARGENTINA: Mendoza bus and light rail operator STM unveiled 18 battery electric buses on July 11. All are equipped with lithium iron phosphate batteries.

The 12 m long buses include 12 K9 vehicles supplied by Shenzhen-based manufacturer BYD. The other six have been supplied by local manufacturer Corven in partnership with Liaocheng-based Zhong Tong Bus Holding Co. These are equipped with batteries from CATL, while the BYD buses use BYD batteries.