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MAN Lion’s City E: Our electric city bus

MAN Lion’s City E: Our electric city bus

MAN Lion’s City E: Our electric city bus

MAN Lion’s City E: Our electric city bus


At a glance

  • Over 550 kilometres of range on a single battery charge
    As part of the MAN eBus Efficiency Run, TÜV SÜD confirms the MAN Lion’s City E’s range of over 550 kilometres.
  • Additional energy with every braking process
    Thanks to the anticipatory driving style, the MAN Lion’s City E achieves outstanding efficiency. In addition, the range is extended by recovering energy during each braking process.
  • Pure driving pleasure
    Driver and passengers benefit from an inviting interior, the ergonomic driver’s workplace and a stable and quiet ride.

The MAN Lion’s City E sets a new benchmark in terms of range

One strong team, one mission – and the impressive result. This is how the MAN Lion’s City E performed in the eBus Efficiency Run.

Efficiency Run Video

How to drive an electric bus?

E Bus Transport Solutions tutorial video

Maximum efficiency: With the MAN Lion’s City E and MAN Transport Solutions

How can electric buses be used efficiently and run as economically as possible? What charging options are available and how does recuperation work? In the video you can find out all details about the technology of the MAN Lion’s City E – and also how MAN Transport Solutions can support you with the electrification of your fleet.

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Efficiency Run tutorial video

Economical driving with the MAN Lion’s City E

Sascha Böhnke, bus tester and specialist journalist for the “Omnibusrevue” magazine, has tested the MAN Lion’s City E. He accompanied the MAN eBus Efficiency Run and explains in the video that a driver with anticipatory driving style can achieve an enormous savings potential thanks to recuperation.

Efficiency Run tutorial video

The MAN eBus Efficiency Run has impressively demonstrated that the range can be significantly increased under optimal everyday conditions.

Heinz Kiess, Head of Product Marketing Bus
Heinrich Degenhart, Head of Bus Department at MAN ProfiDrive

I believed from the beginning that we would break the 500 kilometre mark.

Heinrich Degenhart, Head of Bus Department at MAN ProfiDrive
MAN Lion’s City E

Through Europe with the MAN Lion’s City E

On the e-bus roadshow, our all-electric city bus faces the special challenges in numerous countries, from high temperatures to demanding gradients – and inspires drivers, bus operators and passengers alike.
Discover the roadshow

Did you know that the charging infrastructure only makes up the fifth largest cost block of your TCO?

Calculate the TCO now and switch to electric mobility.
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Safe bus travel thanks to MAN hygiene measures

Safe bus travel with the MAN hygiene concept

Keep your drivers and passengers protected: With our hygiene measures, you take comprehensive precautions and help minimise any risk of coronavirus infection on board.
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Lithium-ion battery modules

Lithium-ion battery modules

  • High capacity: 480/640 kWh (solo/articulated bus)
  • Proven technology
  • High charging capacity: 150 kW

Electric central motor

Electric central motor

  • Solobus: Continuous/maximum power 160/240 kW
  • Articulated bus: Continuous/maximum power 267/320 kW
  • Maximum torque: Solo-/articulated bus 2,100/3,500 Nm

The MAN Lion’s City 12 E
MAN Lion’s City 12 E

  • Length: 12.2 m
  • No. of seats: 41
  • Engine: Electric central motor

Technical data sheet
The MAN Lion’s City 18 E
MAN Lion’s City 18 E

  • Length: 18.1 m
  • No. of seats: 45
  • Engine: Two driven axles, two electric central motors

Technical data sheet

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