Alexander Dennis Limited will build two electric buses for Howick & Eastern by Transdev’s operation in New Zealand. They will be used on Auckland Transport services. The three-axle single deckers will be assembled locally in New Zealand by ADL’s partner Kiwi Bus Builders.
ADL strengthens it has designed the 12.6m long BYD ADL Enviro200EV XLB for the specific requirements of bus operation in New Zealand. New Zealand is preparing to fully transition its bus fleet to zero emission vehicles by 2035 as part of a wider set of measures intended to help meet the country’s 2050 carbon neutral target.
The electric buses feature the Ventura Systems Inward Gliding door system. The proven technology of the Inward Gliding door has been used and improved around the globe ever since the founding of Ventura in 1994, resulting in a low maintenance solution. Ventura Systems has been a trusted door supplier for ADL for many years.
Ventura Systems has over 200 employees and clients in over 40 countries. With offices in the Netherlands, Germany, Hong Kong, the USA and Australia and agents in the UK, Turkey, Brazil and Japan, Ventura Systems serves renowned public transport vehicle manufacturers worldwide.