(ČIA) Škoda Electric from the Škoda Transportation Group has won a contract for 14 new electric buses for Dopravní podnik hl.m. Prahy (DPP). The value of the contract is up to CZK 207m. It is the first delivery of electric buses carried out by Škoda in cooperation with its sister company, Temsa from Turkey. It also includes software and hardware for diagnosing vehicle faults. As part of its alternative fuels strategy, DPP wants to announce further public contracts for the purchase of 140 hybrid buses, 15 articulated trolleybuses and 45 battery trolleybuses. In 2022, it also intends to test a hydrogen-powered bus.