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Series-EV: Full Battery Electric
Putting all-electric, zero emissions transit solutions within your reach

Why Series-EV?

  • Shares common components with Series-E and Series-ER
  • An upgrade from Series-ER
  • Enables fully electric options:
    • full-battery electric
    • hydrogen-fuel cell
    • en route and overnight charging
    • inductive and conductive charging
  • Electric trials today operating in: London, Glasgow, Paris, and Walnut Creek.

The zero emissions transit buses you’ve been waiting for are finally at hand. Our dependable, flexible Series-EV system is fully electric, allowing the bus to travel 100% of the time with zero emissions. As the driver accelerates, energy moves from the energy storage system (batteries) to power the motor that drives the wheels (propulsion). To increase the vehicle's efficiency during braking, the motor takes on the role of a generator and recaptures braking energy, storing it in the energy storage system for use later. It's an incredibly efficient, effective system. And, with hundreds of them currently in service in North America and Europe, the Series-EV is a highly reliable, proven battery electric bus system.


Full battery electric plug-in city bus in Paris

BAE Systems is blazing the trail to a zero emission future across Europe. We are setting the pace for that future with our propulsion systems, which move buses with electric power instead of diesel fuel. The fully electric systems will be on buses in Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, and Norway. At least 150 such vehicles will operate in the central and surrounding suburbs of Paris, France. Paris has been using our electric and hybrid-electric systems on its buses for over six years. During that time, we have installed over 600 systems on its buses - our largest fleet on Europe’s mainland.

Walnut Creek Gillig trolley

EV solution

Proven performance with BAE Systems full battery electric solution available on Nova Bus LFSE+.

Uniquely integrated installation & support

We provide our customers with the most comprehensive power and propulsion systems integration and support in the industry. While others often just ship their system parts to prime bus manufacturers to install, we've sent a certified Application Engineer along with our cutting edge power systems to make sure they are integrated properly from day one, including on-site technical advice and thorough training. Then we back that work with our Flexible Service Plan – customized to fit the customer's business model – including a coordinated spares management program.

Download our Get to Zero brochure