The public transport company Consorzio Trasporti e Mobilità (CTM) in Cagliari has released a 4.5 km long line extension of its electric bus system, along the coast, without overhead wire. Vossloh Kiepe and Van Hool delivered 14 electric dual-mode buses for this extension. Four of them have been equipped with the powerful lithium-titanate-oxide (LTO) batteries. These batteries are charged when the buses are operated via the overhead contact line (in-motion charging - IMC) or at the terminal in the form of opportunity charging.
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