JBM Electric Vehicles, India’s leading electric bus manufacturer launched its all-electric city bus - Ecolife and luxury coach – Galaxy at Bus World 2023. This also marks JBM Electric Vehicles’ foray into the European Union region with an array of products & solutions specifically tailored towards providing end-to-end e-mobility ecosystem solutions.
The buses were unveiled by S.K. Arya, Chairman and Nishant Arya, Vice Chairman, JBM Group. JBM Electric Vehicles (P) Ltd. is the flagship company of the $2.6 billion global conglomerate, JBM Group. JBM Electric Vehicles currently has an order book of 5000 electric buses deployed and under execution in various geographies across the globe across multiple applications. With a manufacturing capacity of over 20,000 buses per annum, JBM Electric Vehicles has set up one of the largest dedicated integrated electric bus manufacturing facilities in Haryana, India.
Over the last 5 years, the company has clocked 100+ million e-kms having catered to over 1 billion passengers till date. The company has pledged to clock over 1 billion e-kms and catering to 10+ billion passengers in next 3-4 years.
Launching JBM Ecolife and JBM Galaxy at Bus World, Brussels, Nishant Arya said, “Our mission is to decarbonise city and intercity travel by creating new and sustainable global benchmarks. We are delighted to offer clean, silent, energy efficient and sustainable public transport solutions over the years. Owing to our expertise and experience in deploying electric mobility solutions in various parts of the world, here at Bus World, we have launched two new products that are a true testimony of our commitment towards the European market. Both Ecolife and Galaxy have been designed to offer safe and hassle-free services, thereby, delivering optimum total of ownership to the customer.”
“While we expand to other markets, we will continue to invest in the Indian market as India is witnessing very high growth and current government policies are also offering a boost for faster adoption of electric buses, aiming to make India the EV capital of the world. Public transport is a highly customisable domain with each city and customer having specific requirements. We work closely with various stakeholders and customize our electric mobility solutions as per their need,” he added.
JBM has been working purposefully and has been a pioneer towards building a comprehensive and intelligent EV ecosystem – JBM E-Verse that seamlessly integrates electric vehicles, battery technology, power infrastructure, fast charging infrastructure, power electronics and has expertise in customising them based on various geographies across the globe. This has helped the company achieve very high level of modularity, fast time to market and take the numero-uno position in India.
JBM electric buses are equipped with the proprietary Advanced Driver-Assistance System (ADAS) technology that assists the driver detect obstacles and checks driver errors for utmost safe transit. A host of other additional safety features include, Advance Emergency braking system (AEBS), Forward vehicle collision warning systems (FVCWS), Lane Departure Warning System, Pedestrian and cyclist collision warning (MOIS), Blind spot detection, protection of vehicle against cyber-attack, Intelligent Speed assistance, alcohol interlock installation facilitation, driver drowsiness, attention warning and advance driver distraction warning and Fire detection & suppression system FDSS, 360 degrees camera, etc.
JBM buses comes with a light weight monocoque full stainless steel body structure and equipped with state-of-the-art features including Intelligent Transport System as per EU norms, advanced telematics giving 24x7 access to vehicle’s state of health amongst host of other features. JBM has been a pathbreaker in the e-mobility segment and has redefined public transportation through its best-in-class, modern and technologically superior electric buses that have established benchmarks in passenger comfort, safety, affordability, and innovation, reflecting the key ethos of JBM products. All the four types of buses are equipped with a series of customisable options and adaptable featu
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