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Siemens Mobility Battery Hybrid Streetcars Enter Revenue Service in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The latest S700 streetcars from Siemens Mobility entered revenue service for the Charlotte Area Transit system on August 21, 2021. Designed with advanced hybrid technology that features an innovative battery storage system, these new streetcars will run wirelessly through the heart of uptown, maintaining a catenary-free zone in the city’s central business district, while offering all the same sustainability benefits as when operating with overhead wires. “We’re