With global technology adding valuations to transport and mobility, it perhaps seems that the country might gradually switch itself to electric modes of mobility making industries to adapt to progressive transitions to cleaner sources of mobility, thereby achieving the efforts to promote pollution-free public transport.
The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has been well-known for being vocal over the issues relating to the sharp decline in India’s automobile industry and for providing all possible support from the government to reignite the nation’s auto industry.
In an attempt to add into these efforts, The Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the first intercity electric bus service that will run between Mumbai and Pune at a national conclave on energy efficiency in micro, small and medium enterprises in Mumbai.
Being first of it’s kind this inter-city electric bus has a 43-seater luxury capacity which will run on bio-CNG, ethanol, methanol, cruising upto 100 KMPH top speed, smoothly covering a range of 300 kilometres on a single charge which can be operated twice daily between the two cities.
The Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions operating about 1300 vehicles has taken a leadership seat in launching India’s first inter-city electric super luxury bus service, while already setting up a charging station for the bus in Pune and Mumbai.
Speaking at the event Union Minister Nitin Gadkari spoke about his efforts in producing electric buses to run in large numbers in country’s highways. He also revealed their plans of initiating the building of e-electric highways in near future and stated that the transition to electric mobility will come into being in it’s natural course of progression very soon.