21 June 2012
„Following the invention of the automobile in Mannheim, we now have the opportunity with Bombardier and PRIMOVE technology to develop the "mobility 2.0" vision in Mannheim“, stated Christian Specht, Mayor of the city of Mannheim, in his welcoming speech for the inauguration of the new bus hall for PRIMOVE e-buses. The new hall is an extension to the Centre of Excellence for PRIMOVE technology that was opened in Mannheim in September 2011.
Further revolutionary transport solutions were presented during this Innovation Day: the platform for light rail vehicles FLEXITY 2 with the energy-efficient MITRAC propulsion system, the new TRAXX Locomotive Generation with multi-engine concept and the drivetrain system for city buses.
To download the press release (in German), please click here.