Oréos 4X

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The Oréos 4X is a 49-places electric midibus
Electric bus
An electric bus is a bus powered by electricity.There are two main electric bus categories:* Non-autonomous electric buses:**The trolleybus is a type of electric bus powered by two overhead electric wires, with electricity being drawn from one wire and returned via the other wire, using two...

 of the Gepebus
Gepebus
Gépébus is a branding of electric autobuses made by PVI for the public transport.- History :In the 1990s PVI was among the first to offer full electric buses, the Oréos 22 and the Oréos 55 .Since the beginning of the 2000s, Gépébus is the brand name given to its 100% electric...

' line of products, from PVI
Power vehicle Innovation
Power Vehicle Innovation or PVI is a french truck and bus manufacturer, based in Gretz-Armainvilliers near Paris, France, specialized in electric powertrains.- History :PVI is a former subsidiary of Ponticelli Frères...

. Made for the operating of some urban regular lines, or also a private usage (for example airport shuttle
Shuttle
The original meaning of the word shuttle is the device used in weaving to carry the weft. By reference to the continual to-and-fro motion associated with that, the term was then applied in transportation and then in other spheres...

s), the Oreos 4X is among the first entirely electric autobuses
Electric bus
An electric bus is a bus powered by electricity.There are two main electric bus categories:* Non-autonomous electric buses:**The trolleybus is a type of electric bus powered by two overhead electric wires, with electricity being drawn from one wire and returned via the other wire, using two...

 produced in France
France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

.
This clean vehicle belongs to a new generation, more efficient for the power
Power (physics)
In physics, power is the rate at which energy is transferred, used, or transformed. For example, the rate at which a light bulb transforms electrical energy into heat and light is measured in watts—the more wattage, the more power, or equivalently the more electrical energy is used per unit...

 than the older models, and therefore helps to reduce the environmental impact of the transport
Public transport
Public transport is a shared passenger transportation service which is available for use by the general public, as distinct from modes such as taxicab, car pooling or hired buses which are not shared by strangers without private arrangement.Public transport modes include buses, trolleybuses, trams...

 in the cities.

Technical characteristics

  • Maximal speed : more than 70 km/h (43.5 Mph)
  • Range
    Range
    -In mathematics:* Range , the set of all output values produced by a function* Interval , also called a range, a set of real numbers that includes all numbers between any two numbers in the set...

     : 120 km (74.6 mi)
  • Energy recovery
    Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems
    Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems are automotive systems whereby the kinetic energy of a moving vehicle is recovered under braking and stored in a reservoir for later use under acceleration....

     rate (during brake or deceleration phases) : around 20%

The Oreos 4X uses lithium-ion batteries which can be reloaded without the use of a battery charger
Charger
Charger may refer to:*NATO code name for the Tupolev Tu-144 supersonic transport*Convair Charger prototype light attack and observation aircraft which competed unsuccessfully for role filled by OV-10...

, because this charger is included in the bus.

Equipment


The Oreos 4X has been designed for the transportation of a maximum number of 49 people, including 25 seated places.
The bus can also be equiped with a disabled people access system.

Operation


The city of Coulommiers
Coulommiers
Coulommiers is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France in north-central France.It is also the name of a cheese of the Brie family produced in and around that city.-Twin towns:Coulommiers was twinned with Leighton Buzzard in 1958...

 (Seine-et-Marne
Seine-et-Marne
Seine-et-Marne is a French department, named after the Seine and Marne rivers, and located in the Île-de-France region.- History:Seine-et-Marne is one of the original 83 departments, created on March 4, 1790 during the French Revolution in application of the law of December 22, 1789...

) through the operator Transdev’ owns some Oreos 4X, currently operating.

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