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
|Product||EiV 12 Ultra-low entry||EiV 12 Standard|
|Application||Intra-City / Tarmac / Staff||Inter-City / Intra-city / Staff / School|
|Motor||Permanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motor; 235 KW Peak, 140 KW Continuous; 3100 Nm Peak||Permanent Magnet Synchronous AC Motor; 235 KW Peak, 140 KW Continuous; 3100 Nm Peak|
|Battery technology||Advanced Lithium-Ion NMC chemistry with Modular battery options||Advanced Lithium-Ion NMC chemistry with Modular battery options|
|Suspension||Full Air Suspension||Full Air Suspension|
|Brakes||Disc Brakes at Front & Rear||Disc Brakes at Front & Drum at Rear|
|Door Locations||FOH / WB / ROH||FOH / WB / ROH / BRT|
|Range||300 km with single charge and up to 500 km/day with dual gun charging||300 km with single charge and up to 500 km/day with dual gun charging|
|Fast Charging||1.5 – 3 hours||1.5 – 3 hours|
|Floor Height (mm)||400||900|
|Wheel Base (mm)||6320||6200|
|Seating Capacity||35+D+WC (Customizable)||40 – 45 + D (Customizable)|