Battery Show '16: Standardisation key to electric bus adoption

By Myles McCormick
Published: Friday, 16 September 2016

A common framework on charging stations will provide greater interdependence between OEMs and spur the development of the electric bus industry. In China, meanwhile, there is a call to provide ever greater efficiency as the industry is weaned off subsidies.

Achieving a common standard in electric bus infrastructure will prove highly important in reaching their wide scale adoption, delegates at the 2016 Battery Show in Novi, Michigan, US heard this week.

Differences between models relating in particular to charging requirements limit the capacity to provide infrastructure that can support a...

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