May 17, 2022 – Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the world leader in design and consultancy for natural and built assets, and Shenzhen Bus Group (Shenzhen Bus), the world’s first and largest purely electric public transport group, have combined their expertise to provide joint consultancy services specifically related to the transition to electric bus fleets for government authorities and Australian businesses.
Shenzhen Bus brings a wealth of operational expertise to the partnership, having electrified its own fleet of over 11,000 vehicles. This experience, combined with Arcadis’ knowledge of urbanization, connected and thriving cities, climate change and digitalization, will help customers accelerate the electrification of their fleets.
Greg Steele, Global President, Mobility at Arcadis, said:
“Combining the expertise of Arcadis and Shenzhen Bus Group to support the transition of fleets is truly changing the market. Together, we can provide innovative and timely solutions for fleets going electric, while providing unique insights to help ensure long-term success. As the case for fleet electrification grows stronger, it is fantastic that governments and businesses are realizing the many benefits of change, such as reduced CO2 emissions, improved quality air, a better choice of electric vehicles and the rapid increase in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
“We look forward to helping advance the electric vehicle market in Australia, connecting cities and communities, while providing data-driven support to facilitate seamless fleet electrification.”
Hallie Liao, Head of International Development at Shenzhen Bus Group, said:
“We are committed to continuous improvement, which brings more convenience to our customers, a better working environment for our staff and generates more value for our company. Over the past decades, we have learned many lessons and gained a lot of experience in bringing electric bus and taxi fleets into service. We are delighted to partner with Arcadis to help other Australian transport operators on their journey to zero carbon mobility in the years to come, as well as to accelerate the Australian Government’s long-term goal of zero emissions. net by 2050.”
Both parties will seek to provide consultancy services on fleet transition issues such as planning, operational transition, asset management, training programs and design and engineering for customers transitioning to electric vehicles. , with a clear path to understanding how to implement the transition. step by step. They will also develop the tools and expertise needed to integrate and enable electric vehicles, helping to improve the quality of life for people and communities across Australia.
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ABOUT SHENZHEN BUS GROUP CO., LTD.
Shenzhen Bus Group Co., Ltd., founded in 1975, is a fully licensed public transport operator. Shenzhen Bus’ business covers urban public transport, on-demand services, taxis, public transport, intercity transport, cross-border transport, advertising and real estate development. Shenzhen Bus is one of the largest new energy public transport operators in the world, focusing its business on Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Huizhou and Shenyang. Shenzhen Bus Group has accumulated vast experience in transitioning, optimizing and digitizing new energy fleets. Based on these experiences, the Shenzhen Bus Group has advised several international organizations, governments and companies to develop pathways for the electrification of their public transport, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Energy Foundation, GIZ, EDF, Vitol and Hitachi Europe.