Apeldoorn, 9th June 2021 – e-Traction, the leading provider of in-wheel motor powertrain and retrofitting solutions for buses announces a new partnership with ViriCti, the leading fleet telematics solution for electric bus fleets.
The companies announce that ViriCiti will come now as a standard option for all the electric buses from e-Traction.
e-Traction’s TheMotion 2.0 is the EV powertrain for buses with the highest efficiency (94%) and the lowest noise level. No rotating parts bring maintenance to an absolute minimum, without the use of oils.
e-Traction’s RetroMotion is a complete package — with components, engineering, and labor — for converting an existing diesel bus into a sustainable full EV-powered driveline, using the state-of-art TheMotion 2.0 drivetrain.
By combining ViriCiti’s powerful fleet management dashboard with e-Traction’s turnkey solution for sustainable EV conversions, the two companies aim to accelerate the adoption of electric buses in Europe and beyond.
“The collaboration with ViriCiti provides our customers with insight in all the essential information of our drivetrain, to maximize the efficient usage of our unique drivetrain system.” – Edgar Ooijman, CCO, e-Traction
“We are looking forward to helping all e-Traction customers to better manage their newly manufactured and converted electric buses. We know that switching fleets from internal combustion engines to electric can be can bring a lot of unknowns, but we are confident that our solutions will help them navigate this transition faster and easier.” — Alexander Schabert, CCO, ViriCiti
Founded in the Netherlands in 1981, e-Traction offers bespoke solutions and superior technology in e-mobility that are based on solid expertise and hard-won experience.
We have developed unique, award-winning, electric in-wheel powertrain technology. With our sustainable, integrated technology, only a bare minimum of components is required to reach the highest efficiency level. Environmental impacts, energy consumption and Total Cost of Ownership of mobility are lowered substantially.
ViriCiti started in 2012 with a focus on electric buses and trucks and is now the market leader in the United States and Europe, with over 3500 buses and chargers connected to its platform. The company is working with over 200 OEMs and fleet operators worldwide and aims to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles by offering an all-in-one solution for full-electric as well as mixed fleets.