Advanced and forward-looking when offering customer-centric features on technology and passenger convenience
Equipped with advanced lithium-ion NMC chemistry, which offers a range of up to 300 kilometers on a single charge and a range of up to 500 kilometers with dual gun fast charging.
Chennai, state-of-the-art Carbon Neutral Electric Bus and Light Commercial Vehicle Company Switch Mobility Limited (‘Switch’) today unveiled its state-of-the-art electric bus platform ‘Switch EiV12’ for the Indian market. With 10 years of experience, this state-of-the-art e-bus will cater to the growing segment of buses in India.
Available in two variants – EiV 12 low floor and EiV 12 standard, these varied buses offer the best reliability, range and convenient ride. The company currently has an order book of over 600 buses.
While the features of the Switch EiV 12 offer a customer-centric focus on technology and passenger convenience, these vehicles are modern and futuristic. The EiV 12 offers excellent drive performance and efficiency, as well as proprietary, Connected Technology Solutions, ‘Switch iON’.
It is capable of remote, real-time diagnostics and monitoring services and has world-class digital battery management tools.
At the launch, Mr. Dhiraj Hinduja, Chairman, Switch Mobility Ltd., said, “The launch of our first state-of-the-art electric bus platform in India is an important milestone for Switch Mobility. We aspire to make electric products more accessible in India, the UK, Europe and many other markets around the world.
So as to make a significant contribution to the rapidly growing zero carbon mobility sector. With the strong legacy and effective expertise of Hinduja Group and Ashok Leyland in the commercial vehicle market, we are confident that with such an increasing offer of electric buses and the soon to be launched electric light vehicles, we will accelerate our vision of being at the forefront of this transformative market. “
Mr. Mahesh Babu, Director & CEO, Switch Mobility India, CEO of Switch Mobility Ltd., said,
The platform has a specialized, advanced, international EV framework to provide the best functionality, safety and reliability. The products on this platform are designed with advanced technology to provide a satisfying customer experience. I firmly believe that the Switch iON Connected Vehicle platform offers a variety of solutions to our fleet operators, increasing the value of their business. Our team is committed to offering a variety of products in the near future as part of the Switch Electric Intelligent Vehicle (EiV). “
The Switch EiV range of buses are specially configured to cater to the various operational needs of the customer such as intra-city, inter-city, staff, school and truck, offering maximum capacity and convenience to the passenger. The buses are also equipped with a new generation of ultra-efficient, modular batteries with advanced lithium-ion NMC chemistry,
Which is specially designed for Indian market and climatic conditions. Modular batteries increase the capacity per battery cell for the same weight, the range of kilometers in a single charge – enables transporting up to 300 kilometers per day and the ability to transport up to 500 kilometers per day with dual gun fast charging.
The use of electric drivetrain and batteries enables the battery to work with optimal efficiency with long lasting life, ensuring a reduction in the total cost of ownership in the market. This state-of-the-art e-bus can be transported quickly and easily.
Having over 98% consistency uptime over the last few years with the current range of Switch EV buses in India is a testament to the reliability performance of our products. These buses have traveled more than 8 million kilometers in India,
Saving or reducing CO2 emissions by more than 5,000 tons, equivalent to planting more than 30,000 trees, has crossed key strategic milestones in supporting the brand’s mission. The brand’s mission is to enrich life through environmentally friendly mobility and provide clean, smart travel that is accessible to all. Switch India has a committed team of 450 employees and the manpower is expected to grow by more than 30% in the next five years.