SWITZERLAND: Basel bus operator BVB is to test a VDL Citea SLFA-181 Electric bus on all its bus routes later this year. The pilot project is intended to give BVB experience of electric bus operation.

The low-floor articulated bus will be 18·1 m long. Its 248 kWh battery pack will be charged in 50 min at the depot using a 450 kW fast charger.