|Years in operation||2017—Present|
|Emission Standard||Zero tailpipe emissions|
The BYD C9 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.
This bus model was touted as “the first 100% electric coach in Singapore” via a livery wrap on the first registered unit of the bus (PC6284C).
See Also: Electric Buses in Singapore
|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||Integral bodywork built by BYD Auto|
|Passenger Capacity||Configurable – 41 / 49 Seating|
BYD C9 Buses in Singapore
Currently, there are 2 registered units of the BYD C9 coach, with at least 1 unregistered unit in storage.
Both BYD C9 buses are registered under HDT Singapore Holding Pte Ltd.
- PC6284C (Registered on 4 Aug 2017 / Seating Capacity of 49)
- PC8313P (Registered on 12 Sep 2019 / Seating Capacity of 41)
PC6284C was deployed on several routes operated by HDT Singapore, including GEMS World Academy and the Downtown East Lunch Shuttle.
PC8313P is operated by ComfortDelGro Bus (CDG) and deployed on National University of Singapore (NUS) Internal Shuttle Bus services as part of an electric bus trial by the CDG-NUS Smart & Sustainable Mobility Living Lab from 19 July 2021. Read more about it at the main article linked here.