The world is constantly improving itself in order to address two big issues: mobility and pollution. In order to reduce or eliminate it, technology has devised the concept of going electric in automobiles. Electric vehicles are consistently ranked among the greatest technologies of all time.
Buses are a major part of the Indian Transport sector as it is the largest source of transportation for a large number of people in India. Electric buses are primarily used as transportation vehicles for long-distance travel, and switching ICE buses to electric can be a great step on the part of the Indian government to move towards a sustainable and green future.
Top Electric Bus Manufacturers in India
EV advancement has achieved a pinnacle of achievement with the introduction of several models in every vehicle. Electric cars, electric scooters, and now electric buses have all been introduced in India. Although electric buses were previously used, progress has been made in recent years.
The Indian electric bus market will reach its fastest growth peak because of state and central governments’ never-ending efforts to electrify public transportation. In India, there are only a few electric bus manufacturers, however, the prominent ones are listed below.
list of Top Electric Bus Manufacturers in India
Following are the list of top Electric Bus Manufacturers in India with their E-bus Models: take a look
|Name of the Company||Models|
|Ashok Leyland Limited||Ashok Leyland Versa Electric Bus|
|JBM Auto Limited||JBM Ecolife Electric bus|
|Tata Motors Limited||Tata Ultra 9/9 AC electric Bus|
|Olectra Greentech Limited||Electric Bus K9|
|Deccan Auto Limited||SKYPARK Bus|
|Eicher Motors Limited||Skyline Pro|
Foreign Electric Bus Manufacturers working in India
|Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.||Solaris Urbino 15 LE electric|
|BYD Company Limited||BYD K9|
|Zhongtong Bus & Holding Company Limited ||Zhongtong Bus LCK6122EVG Electric Bus|
Ashok Leyland Limited
Ashok Leyland is an Indian multinational automobile manufacturer and one of the country’s most well-known electric bus manufacturers. It began as Ashok Motors in 1948 and was later renamed Ashok Leyland in 1955.
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They manufacture automobiles, commercial vehicles, and engines. In 2016, Ashok Leyland debuted its first electric bus. Ashok Leyland claimed to be one of the top ten commercial manufacturing businesses in the world in 2019.
Ashok Leyland Versa EV Electric Bus
|Seating capacity||44 + Driver Seat|
|Engine||Magtec P144 ‘Zero emission’ Electric|
|Maximum Torque||600 Nm @500 rpm|
|Max output||200HP @ 500 rpm|
JBM Motor Limited
The company, JBM Motors is also one of the leading companies that manufacture electric buses in India. JBM buses are created with leading cutting edge technology providing convenient, high quality, and first-class safety features.
They also combine fuel technology with utility and performance to reduce environmental pollution and to bring in green effective technology.
JBM Ecolife Electric Bus
|Seating capacity||42 + Driver Seat|
|Battery||Advance Chemistry Lithium-ion Liquid-cooled battery system|
Tata Motors Limited
Tata Motors is the world’s largest automobile manufacturer with a market capitalization of USD 35 billion and a product line including automobiles, SUVs, buses, trucks, and defense vehicles.
It is one of the most reputed and leading electric bus manufacturers in India.
Tata Ultra 9/9 AC electric Bus
|Seating capacity||31 + Driver Seat|
|GVW||10200 +/- 300kg|
Olectra Greentech Limited
In India, Olectra Greentech is a pioneer in the production of electric buses. The company has also contributed to the development of India’s power transmission and distribution infrastructure.
Olectra has also contributed to the development of new inventions for environmental protection and the beginning of the green technology era. So far, Olectra has produced a large number of electric buses. The electric bus K series is one of the most popular buses of the company.
Electric Bus K9-Olectra
|Seating capacity||39 + Driver Seat|
|Battery||Li-ion Phosphate Battery|
Deccan Auto Limited
Deccan Auto Limited is the first Telangana-based automobile company that manufactures electric buses, trucks, and other commercial vehicles in India.
The company is engaged in various business activities under the chairmanship of our Chairman Mr. MSRV Prasad, the factory is located on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Situated in an area of 20 acres, the factory is fully capable of producing 3000 units per year with all departmental compliances.
SKYPARK Electric Bus
|Seating capacity||36 + Driver Seat|
Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.
Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. is one of the leading Bus and trolleybus manufacturing companies. With its 25 years of experience and inventions, they have manufactured more than 20,000 vehicles in India.
The company has set new standards dynamically keeping in mind the future. They have been repeatedly awarded for their quality and innovations.
Their electric bus “Solaris Urbino 12 electric bus” won the European “Bus of the year 2017” competition.
Solaris Urbino 15 LE ElectricBus
|Seating capacity||65 + Driver Seat|
BYD Company Limited
BYD also known as ‘Build Your Dreams’ is one of the leading electric bus manufacturing companies in India. One of the pioneers of electric vehicles in the Chinese market. BYD India is headquartered in Chennai and even in New Delhi.
The company introduced electric public transport in India in partnership with Olectra.
|Seating capacity||31 + Driver Seat|
|Max speed||96 kmph|
Eicher Motor Limited
Eicher Motors is the flagship firm of the Eicher group and the leading player in the Indian vehicle industry. They manufacture commercial vehicles, e vehicles, and automobiles. Royal Enfield is one of their most well-known two-wheelers. They even debuted their electric bus named “Skyline Pro” in India.
|Maximum Torque||400 Nm @ 1400-1600 rpm|
|Max Power||90 Bph @ 2600 rpm|
Zhongtong Bus & Holding Company Limited
Zhongtong, a Chinese bus manufacturer, has now entered the Indian luxury bus industry. They exchanged greetings with Deccan Auto and became the company’s local partner in Hyderabad. Because of their facilities, their electric bus manufacture is regarded as the best.
Zhongtong Bus LCK6122EVG Electric Bus
|Max speed||69 kmph|
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