Bus byd éléctrique

BYD Classé n ° 7 du Top 10 des entreprises les plus innovantes en Chine pour être le premier à apporter le bus électrique .Shenzhen – Recently, the Fast Company named the 2012 Most Innovative Companies on its website. Since this is the third year the Fast company has listed the « World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies », it made some innovations to its yearly list by picking out the top 10 most innovative companies by industry. BYD was ranked No. 7 of China’s top 10 Most Innovative Companies.

According to the Fast Company, as the most innovative Chinese automobile company, BYD was chosen for being the first to bring electric power to public transportation by creating the world’s first purely electric bus. BYD’s e-BUS 12 releases zero emissions, can go for more than 150 miles on a single charge, and uses solar panels located on the roof to convert solar energy into electricity. The buses have been tested in China, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Hertz car rental will use the buses to transport passengers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)


 About BYD eBUS-12


byd1As BYD’s first pure electric bus, the eBUS-12 also employs many advanced technologies developed internally by BYD. For example, the unique BYD Fe Battery used on the eBUS-12 is non-polluting as the materials contained in the battery can be recycled or disposed of easily. Solar panels are installed on top of the eBUS-12 supply power to help charge the Fe batteries. The trip computer on the instrument panel provides all the service information necessary for the driver and gives him clear information while driving.Since Jan 2011, the eBUS-12 has been in service in the bus operation in Shenzhen, Changsha, Xi’an and Shaoguan, respectively, in China. Until Feb 2012, the total operational mileage of the buses has exceeded 3.2 million kilometers (2.0 million miles). In August 2011, 200 units of BYD eBUS-12 served the 2011 Universiade event in Shenzhen and were highly praised by the government officials, coaches and players worldwide.


eBUS-12 Highlights

. No direct emissions
. Low noise
. Recyclable Fe battery: no toxic electrolytes and no heavy metals
. Regenerative braking
. In-wheel drive
. Fe battery
. Easy charging – Fully charged in 3.5 to 6 hours, d epending on charger type
. The eBUS-12 is able to run 250 km (155 miles) on a single charge in urban conditions (without input from the solar cells).
. Uni-body construction
. 4-wheel disc brakes
. ABS and ASR

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