Does Hyundai have electric public transportation?
Last month, Hyundai revealed an electric double-decker bus that will be used for public transportation. This is a first for Hyundai, and we are excited to share the final product with our readers. Below, we will answer some questions you may have about the new Hyundai electric double-decker bus.
How large will the Hyundai electric double-decker bus be?
As a double-decker bus, this new project is expected to become public transportation, which means that it will carry hundreds of passengers around the city. It can comfortably fit 70 people on board.
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Is the Hyundai electric double-decker bus environmentally friendly?
Driving people around the city is more than just convenient. The job of public transportation also serves an environmentally friendly purpose, to reduce carbon emissions given out by independent vehicles. Not only does this bus reduce the number of vehicles needed on the streets, but it also runs on electricity instead of fossil fuels. It runs on a 384-kWh water-cooled high-efficiency polymer battery and has a 300-mile range. Plus, it can charge up in just 72 minutes, which means it can go far with short breaks in between.
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Is the Hyundai electric double-decker bus safe?
Safety is the ultimate priority of all transportation systems. Hyundai has created its electric double-decker bus with this in mind. There Is added accessibility for disabled passengers. Plus, there are ample safety features in place such as Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC), Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), and Lane Keeping Assist (LKA). The first of these features helps to determine the projected path of the vehicle and helps the driver maintain control. The other two features use sensors on the bus to monitor its surroundings and prevent a crash.