BYD delivers the first double-decker electric buses to Chile


By Luke Willetts - 18th September 2023

BYD delivers the first double-decker electric buses to Chile

BYD B12C01 electric double-decker buses

Chile / China - BYD Co Ltd of Shenzhen, China has delivered the first double-decker electric buses (12.1 metres long) to Chile, the first of its kind on the continent, the company claims.

The order is for 10 BYD B12C01 double deck electric buses, which are to operate on Red Mobility system in Santiago, Chile. The vehicles can be charged from 0 to 100% capacity in a maximum of 2 hours and have a range of 280 kilometres. The 69-seater buses also feature 30 USB charging ports, built-in WIFI and air conditioning along with a total capacity of 97 passengers.

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