BYD lately began deliveries of 470 all-electric buses to Bogota, Colombia, which could have one of many largest EV bus fleets within the Americas.

The primary batch of 120 buses (12-meter and 9-meter fashions, with a passenger capability of 80 and 50 folks respectively) was delivered on December 17 and the remaining 350 automobiles can be delivered by the top of the primary quarter of 2021.

In keeping with BYD, the buses will serve nearly 40 routes and over 300,000 commuters throughout the capital of Colombia.

BYD Delivers Largest Pure Electric Bus Fleet in Colombia

BYD Delivers Largest Pure Electrical Bus Fleet in Colombia

The ordered buses have a cruising vary of over 300 km (186 miles) on a single cost, which ought to be sufficient to deal with the every day wants (normally 260 km/162 miles).

The fleet will use a number of massive charging stations – the primary one, with 56 double 150 kW chargers, was launched within the Fontibon district of Bogota. Three different stations can be open quickly.

In 2020, BYD delivered hundreds of electric buses to Chile, which signifies that South America is, when it comes to quantity, forward of North America.