Switch Mobility unveils SWITCH EiV 12, next-gen e-bus platform in India
The electric bus and light commercial vehicle company, Switch Mobility Ltd has announced that it has launched its new electric bus platform 'SWITCH EiV 12' for the Indian market. This next-generation E-Bus will address the growing bus segment in India.
Switch's E-Bus is available in two variants – EiV 12 low floor and EiV 12 standard.
SWITCH EiV 12 features 'Switch iON', which enables remote, real-time diagnostics and monitoring services, as well as digital battery management tools.
The EV architecture of the platform is shared with the recently launched European Switch e1 bus.
The modular batteries increase the capacity per battery cell for the same weight, enabling up to 300 kms/day with a single charge, and up to 500 kms/day with dual gun fast charging.
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. We aspire 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."
Mr. Mahesh Babu, Director & CEO – Switch Mobility India, COO – Switch Mobility Ltd, adds: "I am pleased to introduce Switch EiV 12 platform in India which is built on the experience of 50 million electric kms globally. The platform has a unique, advanced, global EV architecture to deliver superior efficiency, safety, and reliability. The products on this platform have been designed with cutting-edge technology to deliver a delightful customer experience. I strongly believe that Switch iON connected vehicle platform, offers multiple solutions to our fleet operators, to enhance the business value proposition. Our team is working actively to bring out multiple products as part of the Switch electric intelligent vehicle platform shortly."