Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot flags off 3rd Electric Bus ‘Olectra-BYD K9’ in National Capital!

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New Delhi : In a move to combat the increasing pollution levels in the capital city of India, the State Government of Delhi today initiated the trials of zero emission and noise free Olectra-BYD’s 12 Meter electric bus – eBuzz K9 with 35+1 (Driver) seating capacity.

Flagged off by the Transport Minister of Delhi, Kailash Gahlot from Delhi Secretariat, the state-of-the-art ‘Make in India’ eBuzz K9 from Olectra-BYD will run on route number 534 between Anand Vihar ISBT to Mehrauli Terminal.

These trials, which will be conducted for 3 months, will enable the authorities to evaluate the efficiency and competency of bus in the standard road conditions of Delhi.

Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot adressing the inaugural session said,

“We are working on a practical regarding reduction of pollution in Delhi. Recently, two buses were taken on trial period, which are already running on the roads of Delhi and the results are really very good. Once we will calculate the proper outcome of these electric buses, we will take them on contact for permanent public travel in the national capital.”

Speaking to Ten News Executive Director of Olectra Greentech Limited commented,

“This bus can run over 250 kms by a single charge that will be done overnight and as a part of our commitment to contribute to the efforts of ensuring a healthy environment to the public, these Delhi trials is yet another step towards conversion of fossil fueled vehicles to a zero-emission transport option. Olectra-BYD buses are proven successful in all the terrains across the country.”

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