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Škoda Electric plans to manufacture 230 trolleybuses in 2015

Škoda Electric (ŠE) plans to manufacture approximately 230 trolleybuses in 2014. The company has secured several new export contracts in recent months. In a consortium with Polish Solaris, ŠE won a contract for up to 108 trolleybuses for Budapest, Hungary. The firm has informed that it has also succeeded in Boston, US, where it has entered into an agreement for the upgrade of 32 articulated trolleybuses and Bologna, Italy, where it will participate on the supply of 49 trolleybuses. The director of ŠE’s Trolleybuses division, Karel Majer, has stated that the company manages to manufacture ca. 30 vehicles per month. ŠE has hired new employees and expanded its plant in Plzeň.


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