ASHOK LEYLAND SWAPS BATTERIES
Ashok Leyland wants to take the chance to enter the Indian electric bus market. Its Circuit-S electric bus boasts of fast charging speeds, especially as the battery can be replaced in less than four minutes. The bus is designed specifically for the Indian market, and will feature 25-35 seats.
The battery swap will rely on a network of Quick Interchange Stations, which Ashok Leylands partner in the venture, SUN Mobility, is planning on constructing across India. The design of the stations is modular, to accommodate India’s wide range of conditions between cities and the countryside.