The ARBOC Freedom provides a single, non-discriminatory patented angled and accessible entranceway.


GM Chassis

The ARBOC Freedom provides a single, non-discriminatory patented angled and accessible entranceway. Passengers of all mobility capabilities, including wheelchair riders and even those using walkers, can experience what Equal Access for Everyone® truly means! The innovative Spirit of Freedom is the only bus of its kind, offering all the benefits of a low-floor bus at a competitive price and making superior accessibility available to everyone! Built on the conventional GM G4500 chassis, the Spirit of Freedom rides on the OEM spring suspension while exceeding ADA guidelines with a 1:5 ramp slope. If speed of operation, passenger dignity and safety are important, then the Spirit of Freedom is the bus for you!


24', 12+2 Passengers, 2 w/c

26', 13+6 Passengers, 3 w/c


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Arboc's specialty vehicles is ready to meet tomorrow's transportation demands today with our zero emission transit advanced technologies and shuttle battery electric bus this is equess charge. [Music] Ergonomic drivers compartment contains an easy to use touch screen that provides real-time statistics. Equipped with regenerative braking, the equess charge is designed to allow regen charging which when used effectively can significantly reduce brake usage and in turn can reduce brake wear and maintenance costs. For fleet consistency and convenience, the equess charge is compatible with any sae j1772 dc ccs type 1 plug-in charger making it easy to incorporate into existing electric bus fleets. Full charge can be accomplished in as little as 4 hours. Featuring the Siemens alpha 3 direct drive motor and a roof mounted energy storage system comprised of four to five strings of batteries with each string housed in an ip67 weather-tight enclosure and operates in temperatures from minus 40 degrees Celsius to plus 70 degrees Celsius. [Music] Passengers will experience a smooth ride and added benefits the equess design offers with no steps throughout the bus, a spacious 39-inch entrance door opening, and a superior entry ramp ratio for passengers with mobility assist devices. The equess platform offers an enhanced level of accessibility. The equess charge features a carrying capacity of up to 33 seated passengers and six wheelchair passengers, all accomplished by optimized battery placement on the roof of the vehicle and in a rear compartment. Easy to operate advanced technologies, zero emissions, estimated range of 230 miles, 100% battery electric. This is equess charge.