Daimler Buses Premiering eCitaro G Fuel Cell and E-Mobility Solutions at Mobility Move 2024 in Berlin

eCitaro G fuel cell—an electric articulated bus featuring a hydrogen fuel cell as a range extender.

Daimler Buses is set to make a bold statement at mobility move 2024, the renowned electric bus conference hosted by the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) from March 5th to 7th in Berlin. As a keynote of the event, Daimler Buses will present its Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G fuel cell—an electric articulated bus featuring a hydrogen fuel cell as a range extender.

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 One of the standout features of the eCitaro G is its exceptional range of up to 400 kilometers on a single charge, due to the incorporation of NMC3 high-perfomance batteries and hydrogen fuel-cell.  The advanced lithium-ion batteries, boasting a total capacity of 392 kWh, are charged through sockets located strategically above the front wheel. The hydrogen supply fort he 60 kW fuel cell is obtained from H2 cyllinders, provides a seamless integration.

Furthermore, safety and passenger’s comfortable experience are one of the most important part in the eCitaro G, noticeable in its innovative features such as the Electropneumatic Brake System (EBS), Traction Control System (ASR), Sideguard Assist, and Preventive Brake Assist (PBA). The bus also equipped with an Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS) to address the challenge of near-silent electric operation, arranging pedestrian safety. The air-conditioned compartment, adorned with 47 City Star Eco seats, features 29-inch TFT screens and 15 twin USB ports for connectivity. The driver’s cabin includes an air-conditioned seat with memory function, lumbar support, and an intuitive instrument panel displaying the energy flow of the eCitaro G fuel cell. This passage embraces  the design and construction of comprehensive electromobility.

The services range from customized electric buses to feasibility studies, infrastructure construction, and digital services. Additionally, Omniplus, the service brand of Daimler Buses, introduces new and proven service solutions tailored for electric buses. The eBasic and ePremium eService contracts, along with the Omniplus on digital services and include vehicle analysis, driver support and procurement management.

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