The First BYD K6 E-Bus Begins Service In Mauritius

BYD delivered the first K6 pure electric semi-low-floor bus at Port Louis, the capital city of the Republic of Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean. Operated by the […] The post The First BYD K6 E-Bus Begins Service In Mauritius appeared first on EMobility+.

BYD delivered the first K6 pure electric semi-low-floor bus at Port Louis, the capital city of the Republic of Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean.

Operated by the National Transport Cooperation (NTC), the BYD K6 electric bus will be put into operation as a city shuttle bus, transferring passengers and tourists between Metro Express stations, offering a zero-emission public transportation choice for the public.

The arrival of the bus was marked by a ceremony attended by The Honorable Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius; Mr. Alan Ganoo, the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail; Mr. Kavydass Ramano, the Minister of Environment; and Mr. Rao Ramah, NTC’s General Manager.

Mauritius, called “The Eden of the Equator,” is a mountainous and volcanic Indian Ocean Island. The BYD K6 electric bus applies an advanced in-house powertrain, battery, and integrated EV-specific motor controller technologies, making it a vehicle fine-tuned to the road conditions of Mauritius.

BYD 20-seater K6 electric bus can run up to 140 miles on a single charge. Staff can recharge it at photovoltaic power stations. The bus is equipped with ergonomic high backrest seats, integrated safety cameras, USB charging ports, and onboard display screens.

Prime Minister Jugnauth said the bus will help pavie the way for a modern, safe, and environmentally friendly transport system.

BYD will continue supporting environmental protection in Mauritius, providing residents and visitors with an eco-friendly, zero-emission transportation choice.

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