Karsan has Aimed for The Sky In Spain

24.10.2022 -
TURKEY

Karsan Has Aimed for the Sky in Spain Karsan Will Grow in Spain Through Partnership!

e-ATA HYDROGEN in Madrid Was Once Again the Star of the Fair.

Karsan took part at the FIAA International Bus and Coach Fair organized in Madrid, Spain in full force. Karsan, which exhibited the new e-ATA HYDROGEN in addition to its electric and autonomous product range in Spain, was the star of the fair. With its vision of "One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility", which carries electric mobility to another dimension, Karsan aims to grow in Spain as well as in France, Romania and Italy which are among its main target markets. Making a statement about their participation at the fair organized in Spain, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “Following Hannover, we also participated in FIAA Bus and Coach Fair in Madrid with our full range of electric and autonomous products. Our e-ATA HYDROGEN model, with which we started a new era in public transportation by stepping into hydrogen fuel technology, attracted great interest at the fair. With our vision of "One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility", we developed our hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle of the future, and introduced it to the world. Another importance of the Madrid Fair for us was that we, as Karsan, made a decision to have a direct presence in Spain in order to achieve our ambitious growth targets in the market." Aiming for permanent and sustainable growth in Spain, Karsan desires to increase its effectiveness and organization in Spain by acquiring the majority shares of the Spanish company E-buskar within the framework of its decision to have a direct presence in the market.

Standing out with its high- technology mobility solutions, Karsan exhibited its achievement filled electric and autonomous product range, at the FIAA Bus and Coach Fair organized in Madrid. Karsan’s newest model e-ATA HYDROGEN that was previously introduced to the world at the IAA Transportation Fair on September 19 was also presented in Madrid and attracted great interest from the visitors.

With e-ATA HYDROGEN as yet another step towards its vision of "One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility", Karsan took its place at the fair in full force to establish Spain as one of its main markets.

“We have big ambitions in Spain”

"Following Hannover, we also participated in FIAA Bus and Coach Fair in Madrid with our full range of electric and autonomous products." said Okan Baş, CEO of Karsan, in his statement for both the participation in the fair and the Spanish market. He stated that “Our e-ATA HYDROGEN model, with which we started a new era in public transportation by stepping into hydrogen fuel technology, attracted great interest at the fair. We are excited to have developed and introduce our hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle of the future to the world as part of our vision of "One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility"

Okan Baş emphasized that, "In order to achieve our ambitious growth targets in Spain, we made a decision to have a direct presence in the market. Our main goal is permanent and sustainable growth in Spain. For this purpose, as Karsan, we are taking steps to directly exist in this market. As a matter of fact, we started vehicle promotions in the Spanish market by cooperating with E-buskar company in 2020. We are very pleased that there is a great interest for Karsan electric vehicles in the Spanish market. This year alone, we have received 20 electric vehicle orders from many different companies in Spain, including some major operators such as Alsa and Grupo Ruiz. Our goal is to increase these figures in an assertive manner in the coming years” and continued his words as follows: “We are taking steps to become the majority shareholder of E-buskar within the framework of our ambitious growth targets. In this direction, our organization structure will expand in Spain through Karsan subsidiary in the coming months. On the other hand, we will take steps for new collaborations with energy companies, municipalities and authorities for the faster deployment of e-mobility in the cities of Spain.”

Range over 500 km and best-in-class passenger capacity

The low-floor 12-meter e-ATA HYDROGEN can meet wide range of needs of operators, from high range to high passenger capacity. The e-ATA HYDROGEN with a 1.560-litre lightweight composite hydrogen tank located on the roof, offers a range of over 500 km under real driving conditions, in other words, on an actual route, with frequent stops and when the vehicle is full of passengers. e-ATA HYDROGEN has the best range of its class with a range of over 500 km while also offering the best passenger capacity in its class with a passenger capacity over 95 passengers depending on the maximum loaded weight allowed and the preferred optional features,

e-ATA HYDROGEN uses state of the art 70 kW fuel cell. In addition, a 30 kWh LTO battery with a long service life as an auxiliary power source that provides additional power to the electric motor in demanding road conditions and as well as providing additional range for emergency situations. e-ATA HYDROGEN can easily produce 250 kW of power and 22.000 Nm of torque with the high-performance ZF electric hub motors, which is also used in Karsan’s latest electric product range, e-ATA 10-12-18. The 12-meter e-ATA HYDROGEN can be filled with hydrogen in less than 7 minutes and operate all day without the need for refilling.

 

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