Otokar, the company of koç community, was promoted later this year; Doruk Electra, turkey's first electric bus, will carry passengers for the first time in Turkey.
Otokar's electric bus Doruk Electra, which has been working on alternative fuel buses since 2005; cleaner environment, quieter traffic, lower operating costs and higher efficiency.
Doruk Electra, whose exhaust emissions are zero and noise and vibration levels are quite low, is fully charged for 6-8 hours, but thanks to the onboard charger it also offers short-term charging when waiting at stops.
Turkey's First Electric Bus Doruk Electra
Under ideal conditions, the bus can travel 280 km on a full charge. In heavy urban traffic and during rush hour; it offers a range of 170 kilometers based on 80 percent capacity that maintains battery life.
However, it is possible to increase the range of the vehicle by 30-40 percent with smart charges made during the day.
Doruk Electra does not need an additional electric charging infrastructure thanks to its on-board charger; Industrial type 3 phase electricity can be charged anywhere.
Batteries used in Doruk Electra in accordance with ece R100-01 regulation, which is international security certification; It has high-security Lithium Iron Magnesium Phosphate technology that does not damage its environment in cases such as overcharge, collision, combustion and short circuit.
Transist 2012 V, which was first held in Istanbul Congress Center on November 28-30 as part of Public Transportation Week. Electra, which makes ring services between the hotel and the fair grounds for visitors at the Transportation Symposium and Fair, will begin trial rides within İETT starting next week.
Editing : Nazli AKIN