Bus B – ComfortDelGro Bus BYD C8 (PC9768D)
Manufacturer BYD Auto
Bodywork Pioneer Coachbuilders Dragoes III
Years in operation 2021 —Present
Operator ComfortDelGro Bus
Technical Data
Length 10.2 metre
Motor TBC
Accessibility High Floor
Emission Standard Zero tailpipe emissions

The BYD C8 is a fully electric bus manufactured by Chinese company BYD, which specialises in electric vehicles and new energy solutions. The bus design incorporates large-capacity Lithium-Iron-Phosphate batteries which allow the bus to travel 250km on a single charge, under urban road conditions.

For this unit, the bodywork was built by Pioneer Coachbuilders Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.

See Also: Electric Buses in Singapore

Technical Specifications
Basic Technical Specifications
Electric motors BYD Motor
Continuous power of 150 kW each
Combined Maximum power/torque of 180 kW/1500 Nm each (x2)
Regenerative braking capabilities + Front and rear disc brakes
Battery BYD Iron-Phosphate battery
Lithium iron phosphate batteries, capacity of 324kWh
Bodywork Pioneer Coachbuilders Dragoes III
Passenger Capacity 40 Seating



BYD C8 Buses in Singapore
  • PC9768D (Registered on 27 Sep 2021)

Although registered in 2021, the unregistered bus was spotted in Singapore as early as 2019.

The bus is registered to HDT Singapore Holding Pte Ltd, which leases the bus out to ComfortDelGro Bus for the electric bus trial in Sentosa.

From 6 October 2021, the electric coach was deployed on various Sentosa Shuttle Bus routes as part of an electric bus trial.

The bus was later redeployed to the NUS Internal Shuttle Bus network from August 2022 to November 2022.



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One thought on “BYD C8

  • 6 July 2023 at 9:29 AM

    PC9768D was spotted with Shell stickers along with PD551R yesterday at Prince George’s Park, hence the 30km/h sticker at the rear.


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