Indian automaker introduces electric buses

The buses are indigenously made and produced and?in line with the company's idea for the future of mass mobility. (Photo-Ashok Leyland) Photograph:( Facebook )

WION Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Oct 18, 2016, 08.31 AM (IST)

Indian automobile manufacturing company  Ashok Leyland Ltd unveiled its electric buses on Monday, as part of its Circuit series. 

The buses are indigenously made and produced and in line with the company's idea for future of mass mobility, Asok Layland said in a statement. 

T. Venkataraman, senior vice-president of buses at the firm said, “We believe electric vehicles will happen sooner than later." 

The bus is specially designed for Indian roads and is emission free. It is fit in with a fire detection and suppression system, the Livemint reported. 

According to Venkataraman, the buses are built for a mass-market use and requires low maintenance and minimum operation. 

(WION)
 

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