AGRALE presented in Argentina its electric bus MT17.0 LEe POWERED BY EQUIPMAKE


25 October 2022

Last Thursday 20, the presentation of the AGRALE MT17.0 LEe Electric Bus, the first electric bus manufactured in Argentina, was held at the facilities of the Professional Foundation for Transportation (FADEAAC) located in Escobar.

The unit is the result of an engineering development by Agrale Argentina S.A. in conjunction with its partners Equipmake Ltd. from the United Kingdom (electric-powertrain) and the local bodywork Todobus SRL



With 400 kW of maximum power, a synchronous magnet motor and four lithium-ion batteries, the bus is equipped with the latest technology in electric buses.

The project developed by Agrale Argentina consists of producing these units in the country, integrating batteries and electric-powertrain from abroad and attacking not only the local market but also expanding its operations throughout Latin America while supplying chassis to Europe where it is already has developed on this basis a double decker bus that will soon provide service in the city of London.


Through this project, Agrale, a binational (Argentine-Brazilian) automotive terminal with an Industrial Plant located on National Route 5, km 89.5, is at the forefront of the application of new environmentally friendly technologies. refers. The electric bus that it presents today is accompanied by another CNG-powered unit also developed in the country by the firm.

The presence of Ian Foley, CEO of Equipmake Ltd, a company based in the United Kingdom and dedicated to the development of electric motors and drive systems for heavy vehicle service, was highlighted at this event, accompanied by his advisor, Engineer Sergio Rinland. .

In addition, it was attended by officials linked to public passenger transport and the environment, diplomats from the Embassies of the United Kingdom and Brazil, authorities from regulatory entities, representatives of transport chambers, businessmen and specialized journalists.