Dr. Piotr Przytuła, a researcher at the Department of Polish Literature at the University of Warmia and Mazury, decided to create the sets to help younger people learn about the author.
Hitting the streets in 2022, the bus fitted with a Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen fuel cell will also have five composite tanks, each with a capacity of 312 litres and a full refuelling should take a few minutes, with an estimated reach of 350km on one full tank.
Often described as a prophet and visionary, world-renowned Sci-Fi writer and futurologist Stanisław Lem is the world’s most often translated Polish writer, whose book Solaris was perhaps his internationally best known work, twice made into a film, most recently directed by Steven Soderbergh with George Clooney in the starring role. His recognition is such that it was recently announced that European Space Agency astronauts travelling on Elon Musk’s SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will honour Lem in space as part of their six-month mission.
Led by international pioneers like Solaris, the country’s e-mobility sector continues to grow from strength-to-strength.
A host of Polish firms are helping spread green technology around the world.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) signed its first loan on Wednesday to a company building and running photovoltaic plants in Poland.
Polish bus maker Solaris Bus & Coach is to provide as many as 250 electric buses to Milan transport company ATM Milano with the first delivery of 40 buses scheduled to start in a year, the company announced on Tuesday.
Poland's Solaris Bus & Coach company will deliver 12 hydrogen-powered city buses to Bolzano, Italy. Bolzano is the first city to try out hydrogen-run public transport vehicles. The contract also includes an eight-year service agreement.
The bus shelters will be fully completed by the end of September this year and will use world-first technology in their ‘ventilated façade modules and lighting solutions’.
Solaris Bus & Coach has started the delivery of 15, 12-metre-long electric buses ordered by a Berlin public transport operator, the company announced on Tuesday.