The Worlds Longest Electric Bus Can Transport 250 Passengers

first_img SteelSeries Arctis 1 Is World’s First USB-C Wireless Gaming HeadsetGeek Pick: Shure MV88+ Is An Excellent, On the Go Microphone Kit Stay on target BYD Auto, a China-based auto maker, claims it created the world’s longest pure electric bus that can carry more than 200 passengers at a time.On April 2, BYD Auto announced the K12A, a 27-m pure electric bi-articulated bus that can travel at a maximum speed of approximately 43 mph and transport 250 people to their desired destinations. The bus works with the global Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and it looks like a very long red caterpillar.Ell bus más grande de la historia de los eléctricos, el BYD K12A hecho para @transmilenio y otros sistemas BRT del mundo, evitará 193 tons de CO2 equivalentes a sembrar 8.900 árboles pronto transmitiremos desde nuestra casa matriz @Shenzhen China @BYD #bus #Colombia pic.twitter.com/pU3oRc93MB— BYD Eléctricos Col (@BYD_Electricos) April 1, 2019“Today, BYD once again uses its core technology, reliable products and innovative solutions to solve the two great urban ills of congestion and pollution,” Stella Li, senior vice president of BYD, said in the press release. “The K12A will bring zero emissions to BRT systems, allowing passengers to enjoy quiet, pollution-free travel, while at the same time saving significant maintenance costs for operators.”The interior of the BYD K12A, the world’s longest pure electric bus. (Photo Credit: BYD Auto)The K12A also features some of BYD Auto’s signature transportation features, including a battery heat management system, energy regenerative system, and smart design. When they take the bus, passengers will have access to DC and AC charging ports, which make it easy to juice up electronics. Additionally, the bus aims to provide a smooth ride with its distributed 4WD system, which can switch between 2WD and 4WD to accommodate different types of terrain.In 2010, BYD Auto first introduced its public transportation electrification solution. BYD Auto’s pure electric buses are known for their performance in energy saving and environmental protection. According to the company, each bus can save the equivalent of 80 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year.More on Geek.com:This $2 Million Electric Car Might Be the World’s Fastest Street-Legal RideThis $200,000 All-Electric Boat Lets You ‘Fly’ on WaterThis Extreme Electric Skateboard Can Go an Insane 45 MPHlast_img

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