- JBM Auto’s electric bus can travel 120 kilometers on a single charge and reach a top speed of 70 kilometers per hour.
- The NNMT is made up of 30 ECO-LIFE buses in total. JBM delivered 105 electric buses to Ahmedabad and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Commuters in Bengaluru, Karnataka’s state capital, will soon ride in electric buses. On Monday, the state’s Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai, launched the city’s first batch of electric buses. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation will operate these buses developed by JBM Auto (BMTC).
Out of the 1st set of 40 electric buses delivered to BMTC by JBM Auto, 25 such buses were flagged off on Monday. According to the company, another 50 electric buses will be delivered in the coming months. BMTC had previously committed to receiving 90 electric buses from the company.
“The JBM ECO-LIFE electric buses will operate as part of the Smart City initiative’s metro feeder services. JBM Auto received an order for 90 non-AC electric buses for Bengr this year. “In a press release, JBM stated.
“This is the first time that electric buses have been offered in the state of Karnataka. These buses will run from the bus stations in Kengeri, Yeshwantpur, and KR Puram. “It was also added.
JBM Auto’s electric bus can travel 120 kilometers on a single charge and reach a top speed of 70 kilometers per hour. JBM said the non-AC buses are equipped with six Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide (NMC) battery packs and have a seating capacity of 33 passengers and a driver.
The electric buses are equipped with various features, including a Real-Time Passenger Information System (PIS), emergency panic buttons, an Automatic Bus Vehicle Location System, CCTV cameras, a public address system, and stop request buttons, to name a few.
JBM’s ECO-LIFE electric buses can also be found in other parts of the country, such as Navi Mumbai, which is operated by the Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport Corporation (NNMT). The NNMT is made up of 30 ECO-LIFE buses in total. JBM delivered 105 electric buses to Ahmedabad and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.