Goldstone Infratech Limited today announced that its electric bus – Goldstone eBuzz K7, was commercially launched for public transportation in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The eBuzz K7 is the country’s first electric bus to enter the public transport sector, which as of today, September 22, began running under Himachal Pradesh Transport Corporation. The 25+1 seater Goldstone eBuzz K7 will ply between the Kullu-Manali-Rohtang Pass course in Himachal Pradesh. Goldstone also says that the eBuzz K7 has successfully completed trial runs in a steep gradient and more than 13,000 feet altitude to be eligible for this region.
The Goldstone eBuzz K7 comes with a range of 200 Km on a single charge and can be recharged in under 4 hours, courtesy of its fast charging technology. The bus utilizes Lithium Iron Phosphate battery which ensures longer lifetime, better power density and is safe due to chemical and thermal stability. The eBuzz K7 also comes with front and rear air suspension which will largely assist in offering comfortable rides to commuters, especially in regions like Himachal
Goldstone eBuzz K7 will ply between the Kullu-Manali-Rohtang Pass route in Himachal Pradesh
We are committed to provide quality goods to the country. We’re positive that these electric Buses which have started serving the passengers involving Kullu-Manali-Rohtang pass at such a high altitude will get a benchmark for each and every State Transport Undertaking. This will certainly fortify quicker adoption of much-needed Electric Public Transport system in the country and further support the cause of environment protection.”
Goldstone eBuzz K7 comes with a Selection of 200km and can be fully charged in 4 hours
The brand new Goldstone eBuzz K7 has undergone extensive testing at part level and vehicle level at various testing facilities also has been certified by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI). Early this year in August, the 12-meter low Floor AC electric bus out of Goldstone-BYD successfully finished the trials with Chandigarh Transport Undertaking. The eBuzz K7 buses are being fabricated under a tie-up with BYD Auto Industry Co. Ltd – Chinese automobile manufacturer which develops and produces luxury electric cars sold under the Denza brand.
Goldstone has declared that it will be supplying 25 electric buses to Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation. Also, the company has received an order of 6 electric buses to Brihan Mumbai Electricity Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST).