Irizar e-mobility is a new electromobility company whose plant and prototypes of all its new products and systems will be completed by the end of 2016.
Irizar e-mobility is the Group's new company with a focus on electromobility in cities, the great strategic commitment to future sustainability. The Irizar Group aims to promote the use of clean and accessible transport which is committed to the environment and the well-being and health of people, creating better urban environments. It is committed to reducing noise pollution, to achieving low fuel consumption which reduces costs and to zero-emission vehicles.
The Group has estimated an investment of EUR 75 million for the construction of a new modern plant in Aduna (Gipuzkoa). It will occupy a gross floor area of 18,000 m2 within a 37,000 m2 plot and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. It will not only produce electric buses, but also vehicles that complement the electromobility needs of cities as well as their main components and systems. The aim is to offer integral and comprehensive solutions for cities.
The Irizar Group's 100% electric (zero-emissions) bus is the first result of this project. The bus is already operating in cities including London, Barcelona, Paris and Marseille and has been tested in cities such as Madrid, Pamplona, Zaragoza and Nice among others, providing satisfactory operating results.