Industrial electrical automobile maker EKA on Saturday unveiled its first e-bus E9. The e-bus was unveiled by the Minister of Tourism and Surroundings in the Maharashtra Authorities, Aaditya Thackeray together with Sudhir Mehta, Chairman of the EKA and Pinnacle Industries on the Pune Alternate Gasoline Conclave (AFC) on Saturday. EKA is a subsidiary of Pinnacle Industries.
Organised by Maharashtra Industrial Improvement Company (MIDC) and Maharashtra Air pollution Management Board (MPCB), in affiliation with the Maratha Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), the conclave is an initiative of the Maharashtra Authorities.
EKA E9 is powered by a 200KW electrical motor, providing sooner acceleration, extra horsepower, higher traction energy and together with 17 % gradeability to sort out any terrain and a regenerative braking system, the corporate stated in a launch.
“Electrification of commercial vehicles, public transport, especially the bus sector, is key to India’s decarbonisation strategy. Today, we are excited to launch our first electric bus EKA E9, to empower cities to achieve their zero-emissions targets,” stated Mehta.
Eka buses are designed and optimised to supply the most effective trip expertise and finest returns to the shoppers, he stated, including, “With the new EKA E9, we offer a global platform for clean, efficient, and profitable public transport to meet the rising demand on important markets that are ready for the shift to electromobility.” EKA stated its first battery-electric bus encompasses a new streamlined automobile design, maximised energy and vary and with a Whole Value of Possession (TCO) decrease than current Inner Combustion engine powered buses, the brand new automobile guarantees to ship sustainability and profitability to all stakeholders.