Ashok Leyland has launched India’s first made Circuit Series Electric Bus. The company is planning to expand the ‘Circuit’ name as a range of fully-electric buses built on multiple platforms.The Circuit bus is powered by a Lithium-ion battery pack. The company claims that it can travel a distance of 120 kilometers on a single charge. The battery can be completely charged within three hours. Though the official power output figures haven’t been revealed, the Circuit can reach a top speed of 75 km/h. It has a seating capacity of 31 passengers.
The Ashok Leyland claims that the 100% electric, zero-emission bus has been built and designed while keeping in mind the requirements and limitations of operating it in Indian customers.
The Layland providing to Passengers get USB phone charging points as well as WiFi connectivity in the Circuit bus.
Ashok Leyland has equipped the bus with an on-board fire detection suppression system (FDSS). It is also connected with telemetric for easier diagnosis in case of a fault.