The use of electric buses has increased in the last few months. E-mobility brand NueGo has expanded the range of its inter-city electric buses to include five cities. It has been started from Karnataka and Telangana in South India. These electric buses will have features like live coach tracking, drop point geo-location and CCTV.
These buses will soon run on the Hyderabad-Suryapet-Vijayawada and Bengaluru-Chitoor-Tirupati routes. GreenCell Mobility’s e-mobility coach brand NueGo buses undergo 25 safety checks including electrical and mechanical inspections. Before each trip, the bus is sanitized and the drivers undergo a breath analyzer test. NueGo also has premium lounges in select cities. These include helping customers and keeping luggage. Services In addition, food and beverages are also offered. Satish Mandhana, Director, GreenCell Mobility, said, “NueGo aims to increase the use of eco-friendly public transportation on inter-city routes across the country. With the launch of our service in cities across South India, we are providing a seamless travel experience to our customers. want.” The firm plans to have a presence in 30 cities with 350 electric buses.
Recently Karnataka has also allowed all buses in the state by the end of this decade. Electric announced to convert. Under the Smart City Project, Karnataka is running 90 electric buses for 12 years since the end of last year. About three months ago, the Delhi government also approved the induction of 1,500 low floor electric buses in the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) fleet.
Karnataka Transport Minister B Sriramulu told the assembly that the state has not yet purchased any electric bus. These buses are being run on contract. Karnataka will soon convert buses into electric vehicles. On the rising prices of diesel, he said that the cost of running diesel buses is Rs 68.53 per kilometer, while the cost of electric buses running on contract is Rs 64.67 per kilometer. The state has placed an order for 300 electric buses under the FAME II scheme of the central government. The Maharashtra government has also bought electric buses. Recently, the Rajasthan government has implemented a new electric vehicle policy giving grants to EV buyers. Under this, the state government has approved a contribution of Rs 40 crore for the purchase of EV.