The Ashok Leyland has unveiled its first electric bus Circuit S powered by Sun Mobility’s swappable smart battery. Ashok Leyland and Sun Mobility partnership is aimed at creating smart mobility solutions for smart cities.
The first of its kind technology demonstration is an example of design in India and Make in India capabilities of India. The world class solution is the answer to India’s rising mobility needs and global demand for smarter solutions for public transport.
Vinod K. Dasari, MD, Ashok Leyland, “The Circuit S bus will cost lesser, would require minimal maintenance owing to lesser moving parts, will be lighter owing to smaller battery pack and most importantly, it will have zero tailpipe emissions.”
Ashok Leyland invested Rs 100 cr for entire electric vehicles programme, he said. Commercially, the bus will be available in next three to six months.