Olectra-BYD unveiled their C9 electric bus at the Auto Expo 2020 and the bus was unveiled by Mr Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and MSME.
The fully-electric C9 measures 12 meters in length and is available in 45 to 49 seat configuration. Powered by an advanced Li-ion Phosphate battery, the C9 is driven by two motors for a total power output of 360 kW and a maximum torque 3,000 Nm. The bus has been developed as an inter-city transporter, can drive up to 300 km in a single charge and can achieve a top speed of over 100 km/h.
The C9 electric bus gets features such as FDSS (Fire Detection and Suppression System) with TUV certification, ADAS System (Driver Fatigue System), ITS System, Panic Alarm System, emergency lighting system and defroster.
Olectra-BYD has been spearheading the electric vehicle adoption in the country with a focus not only to ‘Make in India’ but also ‘Made for India’ to meet the increasing requirements of our diversity in the landscapes and terrains of the country. We have covered significant ground in meeting the requirements of several states in the country and being the partners of choice for the EV revolution in the country for Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Himachal Pradesh, Hyderabad and Kerala where our eBuses are already successfully plying. Our proven ability to introduce new models of electric buses with utmost passenger comfort and safety will enable us to meet the requirements of newer segments.N K Rawal, Managing Director, Olectra Greentech
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