Whether your charging requirements are depot based or high-performance: the modern nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cells used by Mercedes-Benz are equally suitable for both. Six, eight, ten or twelve battery clusters can currently be integrated, distributed over the roof and rear of the eCitaro. With maximum battery capacity and a total capacity of 292 kWh (NMC Level 1), the rigid bus achieves a range of up to 200 kilometres while the articulated bus achieves a range of up to 180 kilometres* with a total capacity of 396 kWh (NMC Level 2).
With fewer battery clusters, passenger capacity increases – if a longer range is desired, it can be achieved through 300-kW intermediate charging via the pantograph if necessary. In future, it will also be possible to increase the range by charging via charging rails. With the next generation of NMC batteries (Level 2), the range will increase again. An optional battery update of the eCitaro is also possible.