• Pune-based commercial electric vehicle maker EKA has unveiled the E9 electric bus at the Pune Alternate Fuel Conclave 2022.

The 9-meter long EKA E9 electric bus was unveiled by Aaditya Thackeray, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Environment and Protocol, Government of Maharashtra, and Dr. Sudhir Mehta, Chairman, EKA and Pinnacle Industries Ltd.

EKA is an electronic vehicle manufacturing and technology subsidiary of Pinnacle Industries. EKA is one of the only commercial vehicle manufacturers approved under the Champion OEM Scheme and EV Component Manufacturing Scheme of the Auto PLI Policy of the Government of India.

EKA E9, The electric bus comes in two variants, with 650mm and 900mm platform options. With plenty of seating configurations, the E9 makes use of its modular architecture to be the minibus for every application.

EKA E9 Specifications

GVW (Kg) 11,984
Lx Wx H (mm) 9200 x2500 x 3200
Seating Capacity 31 + WC + D
Chassis Monocoque
Maximum Power 200 kW
Maximum Torque 2500 Nm
Transmission Automatic
Steering Power-Assisted
Suspension Electronically Controlled Air Suspension (ECAS)
Brakes Disc (Front and Rear)
Gradeability > 17%
Maximum Speed 80 km/Hr
Climate Control AC + Demister
Tyre Size Tubeless – 255/70 R22.5
Charging Fast Charging, CCS2
Safety Short Circuit Protection / Over Temperature Protection, Lightning Protection


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