Polish bus producer Solaris has set up a joint venture with India based automotive components producer JBM Auto to manufacture electric and hybrid buses in India. The firms haven’t revealed details of the agreement, next.gazeta.pl webportal said.
In February, both companies presented an electric bus, Ecolife at Auto Expo in India. The vehicle is to be manufactured in India and will be available in two versions, 9-meter-long and 12-meter-long. The bus will have a range of up to 200 km with one charge, allowing for 15 hours of work.