When thinking about electric vehicles, will usually comes to mind is a small size vehicle. Like, a car, bike, or even surfboards.
BYD Motors presents a different bow in this year. At the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston, USA, the company launched a product that is claimed to be the world's largest electric vehicle.
As reported by Gizmag, that the vehicle is named Lancaster Ebus was called as the first electric bus in the US. The name was taken from a city in California, where the bus was designed and built for approximately two years.
External appearance of this vehicle looks like a bus in general. However, the bus was saving a lot of electrical components and advanced propulsion technologies.
|The world's largest battery electric vehicle carries 120 passengers over 170 miles per single electric charge. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1x3G3a5)|
Pingshan based company have more expertise in the field of battery instead of a bus. However, now the company philosophy has been shaped into a bus in between the battery, the battery compared between buses.
The company added that the vehicle is able to operate for a full day without recharging. That is, the bus can be charged at night when the frequency is not busy journey.
BYD said that the Lancaster battery can be charged as much as 10 times and still operating at 70 percent power. The company also claims that the battery can withstand fire Lancaster and impact. So that the vehicle is also a good bus when the disaster, because the buses can charge and also provide power to the intake of a building that is in a state of emergency. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | GIZMAG]
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