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In A First – Switch Mobility Launches Electric Double-Decker Bus

Switch Mobility has introduced India’s first electric double-decker bus, the Switch EiV 22, which is equipped with the most recent aesthetics, technology, safety, comfort, and environmental compliance.

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The bus is outfitted with NMC chemistry batteries that are strong and long-lasting, increasing range and efficiency. Furthermore, with an order bank of 200 double-decker buses for BEST (Mumbai’s most prolific double-decker bus operator), this vehicle is guaranteed to create a splash.

The Switch EiV 22 was conceived, developed, and produced entirely in India to take use of Switch Mobility’s global electric bus experience. It has cutting-edge technology, an ultramodern design that includes stringent safety requirements, and best-in-class comfort features. The redesigned famous double-decker bus is intended to transform public transportation in India.

In terms of packing, the Switch EiV 22 is a considerable development, becoming the world’s first semi-low floor, air conditioned, electric double-decker with a bigger entrance on the back overhang and a rear stair. The double-lightweight decker’s aluminum body structure improves passenger-to-weight ratio and lowers cost per kilometer per passenger.

The Switch electric double-decker can transport nearly twice as many seated passengers as a comparable single-deck bus with only 18% additional curb weight. Seating for 65 persons has been optimized. The double-design decker’s is based on a 650 V system, which is also utilized by Switch EiV 12, which will be released in June 2022.

Reference- Switch Mobility Newsroom, Financial Express, The Hindu, Business Standard, EV News