World’s one of the largest electric auto makers Build Your Dream (BYD) from China has shared its plans to launch pure electric and zero emission buses in India. The buses would also be manufactured in India, if launched. The company will tie up with BK Modi-owned smart dreams aka Spice Mobile Group to launch these buses.
According to the current plans, the manufacturing unit will get established in ModiCiti near Muradabad, Uttar Pradesh. To be launched under ‘Smart Dreams’ project, the vehicles will be offered as e-bus and e-taxi. In the recent times, many steps have been taken to make the public transport pollution free and the latest is adoption of Volvo Hybrid bus by BMTC.
As far as BYD is concerned, it has its footprints in 190 cities across 43 countries. It has a wide range of vehicle available ranging from e-buses to e-cars. It also manufactures rechargeable batteries. The company is planning to come up with highly efficient electric cars in India as well. The company already has set a manufacturing unit in southern California in 2014 to supply electric buses to Los Angeles County in the USA.