Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and MSME unveiled
Olectra-BYD C9 - electric inter-city coach, the first in the country, during
the ongoing Auto Expo at Greater Noida in the presence of N K Rawal, Managing
Director, Naga Satyam, Executive Director , Olectra Greentech and other senior
company officials and dignitaries.
among the frontrunners in electric mobility in the country, with over 200
eBuses plying across many states in India, has covered a distance of around 1.2
crore kilometres on Indian roads.
C9 from Olectra-BYD is a long distance intercity electric bus, equipped with
the latest entertainment facilities, with 45-49 seat capacity and ample luggage
12-metre C9 can travel up to 300 Kms in a single charge with an advanced li-ion
phosphate battery that can be charged within 2-3 hours. Robust body and comfortable push back seats
enable smooth ride in tough hilly terrain and plains as well, the company
C9 has been aesthetically designed to offer utmost comfort to the passengers.
The AC Deluxe bus designed for longer travel distances offers comfortable
luxury push back seats. the latest tv & infotainment system, wi-fi for all
the passengers and inbuilt USB chargers for each seat ensures a journey full of
comfort and entertainment. The spacious 5 cubic metre luggage space also
guarantees ample space for keeping the luggage of the passengers.
also offers a significant financial benefit to the intercity bus operators due
to its lower operating costs. Powered by LFP Battery, the eBus can travel up to
300 Kms on a single charge, with Max Power of 360 kW (180 kW X 2 Motors) and a
speed of 100 + kmph. The motor offers a maximum
torque of 3,000 Nm.
the electric bus space, Olectra had
introduced the first-ever commercially operated 9-meter Electric AC buses in
the Manali-Rohtang Pass terrain. Other milestones include the introduction of
India’s first ever 12-meter electric AC buses at Hyderabad, India’s largest
fleet of 40 e-buses in Telangana and receiving an order for 125, in Pune, which
is the largest ever in India.
The bus is equipped with various safety
features including EU standard FDSS System with TUV certification, ADAS System
(Driver Fatigue System) and ITS System as per Indian Regulatory requirement. To
handle any crisis, it offers a panic alarm system and emergency lighting system
in case of an accident. The defroster fitted on the bus enables the driving in
foggy conditions due to better visibility. These electric buses are
manufactured in India by Olectra Greentech in a strategic tie-up with BYD Auto
Industry Co. Ltd – the world’s largest electric vehicle company, with a
presence in over 30+ countries.
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