BMW i3 motor and batteries are good for electrical buses too.
Karsan, a Turkish bus producer, is providing all-electric buses referred to as Jest Electrical. The attention-grabbing half is that the powertrain and batteries are provided by BMW.
The Jest Electrical obtained a 125 kW electrical motor (it’s a small bus in any case, with a high velocity of simply 70 km/h or 44 mph) and a single or double battery from the i3. There are 33 kWh and 66 kWh variations out there. Furthermore, as a result of BMW not too long ago upgraded i3 batteries to 44 kWh, there at the moment are 44 and 88 kWh variations additionally out there.
Relying on battery model, the vary stands at 80 km, 105 km, 165 km and 210 km (130 miles).
The excellent news is that you could purchase the Jest Electrical not solely in Europe, but in addition within the U.S.
Supply: Karsan, BMWBlog