Electric bus from BYD in Salzburg

Since middle August 2012 is a 12m electric bus from BYD in Salzburg for tests and presentations in Salzburg. It was tested 7 times on the famouse Gaisberg mountain street.



BYD electric bus on the Gaisberg BYD electric bus on the Gaisberg
From Salzburg Gnigl 424m above sea level to the Gaisberg 1265m above sea level are 40 kWh used. At the way back, the battery is charged with 16 kWh.


Dashboard BYD electric bus Dashboard BYD electric bus
The workplace for the driver. The screen can be switched betwee rear view and the middle entrance. In the middle is the battery display about the charging status in percent.


Interior room BYD electric bus Interior room BYD electric bus
Above the front and rear wheels are 4 chests containing 324 kWh lithium iron phosphate batteries. At the next generation remain only the blocks above the front wheels.


Charger for BYD electric bus Charger for BYD electric bus
This is a 100 kW charger. The next generation of BYD electric buses has the charger integrated and can be direct connected to three-phase current .