A fleet of electric buses is being rolled out at Sydney Airport.
Carbridge, the airport ground transport provider, has commenced a six-month pilot programme which will use an electric bus manufactured by BYD Company as an airport passenger shuttle.
Sydney Airport plans to electrify its entire bus fleet in the coming years.
“Compared with fossil-fuelled buses, BYD’s pure electric bus has zero emissions, doesn’t make noise and ensures a comfortable ride without disturbances associated with conventional buses of combustion engines. These characteristics will provide a great experience for visitors to the airport,” said BYD Asia Pacific’s general manager, Liu Xueliang.
The BYD electric bus can operate for more than 250km on a single charge. It has so far completed more than 20 million kilometres of “in revenue service” in many major cities across the world.