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Switch EiV by Switch Mobility is a fully electric bus specifically designed for the Indian market. This next-gen electric bus is a combination of customer-centric technology and passenger comfort while being contemporary and futuristic. It offers extraordinary drive performance and efficiency and is embedded with proprietary technology named Switch iON. It is a vehicle of trust and reliability.

Switch Mobility is an electric division of Ashok Leyland. The switch is a carbon-neutral company that is helping build an electric community in India. It is focused on providing advanced technology, high performance, and a better passenger environment in this model of electric bus. It is differentiated into 2 variants: EiV 12 ultra-low entry and EiV 12 standard model.


The E-bus has advanced lithium-ion battery technology with full air suspension. It has a height of 3180 to 3350 mm depending on the model, a width of 2600 mm, and a length of 12000 mm. It has a customizable seating capacity and fast charging battery system ranging up to 500 km per day.

Mr. Dheeraj Hinduja, Chairman, Switch Mobility Ltd., says: “The launch of our next generation electric bus platform in India is an important milestone for Switch Mobility. Our aspiration is to make electric products more accessible in India, the UK, Europe, and many more global markets, thereby contributing significantly to the rapidly growing zero carbon mobility sector. With a strong lineage and proven expertise of Hinduja group and Ashok Leyland, in the commercial vehicle market, we are confident that through more such offerings of electric buses and soon-to-be-launched electric light vehicles, we will accelerate our vision to be at the forefront in this evolving market.”

Switch EiV Specification

ProductEiV 12 Ultra-low entryEiV 12 Standard
ApplicationIntra-City / Tarmac / StaffInter-City / Intra-city / Staff / School
MotorPermanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motor; 235 KW Peak, 140 KW Continuous; 3100 Nm PeakPermanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motor; 235 KW Peak, 140 KW Continuous; 3100 Nm Peak
Battery technologyAdvanced Lithium-Ion NMC chemistry with Modular battery optionsAdvanced Lithium-Ion NMC chemistry with Modular battery options
SuspensionFull Air SuspensionFull Air Suspension
BrakesDisc Brakes at Front & RearDisc Brakes at Front & Drum at Rear
Door LocationsFOH / WB / ROHFOH / WB / ROH / BRT
Range300 km with single charge and up to 500 km/day with dual gun charging300 km with single charge and up to 500 km/day with dual gun charging
Fast Charging1.5 – 3 hours1.5 – 3 hours
Floor Height (mm)400900
Height (mm)31803350
Length (mm)1200012000
Width (mm)26002600
Wheel Base (mm)63206200
Seating Capacity35+D+WC (Customizable)40 – 45 + D (Customizable)



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