Electric Buses: Local and Affordable Solutions using Lead-Acid Batteries?

Electric Buses: Local and Affordable Solutions using Lead-Acid Batteries?

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Why can’t we engineer a low-cost electric bus platform using Lead Acid batteries, along with charging and mechanized swapping infrastructure tailor-made for specific local needs? Electric buses are the serious talk of the ‘auto’ town these days, so it may appear as if the era…

Alstom Aptis Electric Urban Mobility – 2017 Busworld Europe

Alstom Aptis Electric Urban Mobility – 2017 Busworld Europe

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Aptis, an unique urban e-mobility product, has received “Innovation Label” at Busworld Awards this year.  At the 2017 Busworld exhibition in Kortrijk, Belgium, French rail and passenger transport firm Alstom displayed its unique electro-mobility solution for city applications. Inspired from the design…

BYD Midibus Battery Electric 8.7m – 2017 Busworld Europe

BYD Midibus Battery Electric 8.7m – 2017 Busworld Europe

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BYD´s all-new low-floor midibus targeted at European markets.  At the international Busworld exhibition this year at Kortrijk, Belgium, Chinese electric bus maker BYD has unveiled its all-new 8.7-metre battery-powered `Midibus´. This new European-spec e-bus augments the brand´s wide range of electric bus portfolio that already covers…

BYD-Goldstone eBuzz K7 Electric Bus Commercially Launched

BYD-Goldstone eBuzz K7 Electric Bus Commercially Launched

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The eBuzz K7 becomes India´s first electric bus to enter public service, ARAI-certified too.  Goldstone Infratech Ltd has commercially launched its eBuzz K7 8-metre all-electric bus in the Kullu-Manali-Rohtang Pass route in Himachal Pradesh. Running under Himachal Pradesh Transport Corporation (HPTC), the made-in-India zero-emission…

Electric Bus Race: Indian OEM Trio Moving Ahead

Electric Bus Race: Indian OEM Trio Moving Ahead

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Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, and Mahindra are working on their own pure-electric bus platforms, without any major foreign partner for technological support. Nowadays, it is smart and classy for the Indian OEMs to develop their own all-electric bus platform for mass transportation, thanks…