Thursday December 14, 2023, 1:59 p.m.
Irizar e-mobility opens to the international market and will supply 32 100% electric buses to the state of Yucatán, Mexico. The first units will be put into service on December 30 in the Va-y-Ven public transport system.
In a press release, the Guipuzcoa company indicated that “this is a pioneering project for the Mexican State which will connect the terminal of the Maya Train, Umán, Kanasín, the Faculty of Engineering of the UADY and Teya with La Plancha Park in Mérida with 100” lines. % electric.
The chosen model is the Irizar ie tram bus. The governor of Yucatán, Mauricio Vila Dosal, highlighted that “with these vehicles there will already be 750 new units that will be integrated into the Va-Y-Ven public transportation system, which will allow transfers to be made more quickly, as well that improve and preserve the quality of public transport service and our citizens.
For his part, the general director of Irizar e-mobility, Iñigo Etxeberria, explained that the Irizar Group takes advantage of “the convergence of business channels already established in Mexico to support this project and thus make it a reference in Latin America “.
“For us, this is a very important project, because it is the first time that we will implement our electromobility solutions beyond the European market,” he emphasized.