Switch Mobility Ltd announced its launch of the state-of-the-art electric bus platform ‘SWITCH EiV 12’ for the Indian market. This electric bus aims to cater to the growing bus segment in India. The bus will come with two variants – EiV 12 low floor and EiV 12 standard. Switch also claims the best in reliability, range and ride comfort for its range of buses. As of today, the company has an order book of over 600 buses. Being launched in 2022, the buses come loaded with features. Customer-centric features make Switch EiV12 ensure a comfortable and seamless ride.
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The driver can also expect optimal performance and efficiency with these buses. The use of connected tech enables the bus with remote, real-time diagnostics and monitoring services. In addition to this, the bus also gets world-class digital battery management tools. The EV architecture used for EiV12 is the same used in the recently launched European Switch e1 bus. EiV12 is the choice for varied applications like intra-city, intercity, staff, school and tarmac.
The company also uses a new generation of highly efficient, modular batteries with advanced lithium-ion NMC chemistry. All this keeping in mind the Indian market and climatic conditions. The modular batteries increase the capacity per battery cell for the same weight, enabling a higher range of kilometres which is close to 300 km/day with a single charge and up to 500 km/day with dual gun fast charging.
Moreover, the upgraded electric drivetrains and batteries also ensure superior efficiency with long battery life. Thus, delivering a lower total cost of ownership in the market. Maintenance also requires less time and effort. With an uptime of over 98 per cent, the current range of Switch EV buses in India is a testimony to Switch’s reliability. To date, The buses have clocked over 8 million km in India, saving over 5000 tonnes of CO2, equivalent to planting more than 30,000 trees. This is exactly what Switch is aspiring for, to enrich lives through green mobility and deliver cleaner, smarter journeys that are accessible to all.