EKA, an electric commercial vehicle manufacturer, has been awarded the Central Motor Vehicle Rules certification by the Automotive Research Association of India for its E9-electric bus.
EKA stated in a statement that the certification is crucial for the company’s ability to begin sales and trials of the electric bus at 9 metres in the coming months.
EKA, a Pune-based company that makes automotive seats, interiors, and speciality vehicles, unveiled its 200-kW motor-powered electric bus in April.
According to the company, EKA has passed all safety and functional testing required for the Central Motor Vehicle Rules certification (CMVR), which was granted by ARAI for its E9 bus measuring 9 metres.
Automotive Research Association of India is an automotive testing body that is affiliated with the Ministry of Industries and Public Enterprise.
EKA was founded with the vision of bringing sustainable, reliable and efficient mobility solutions. This includes the electrification and modernization of public transport and commercial vehicles.