FTBCI eBus delivered to SG
Manufacturer Xiamen Fengtai Bus & Coach International Co., Ltd.
Years in operation 2023 –
Operators Go-Ahead Singapore
Technical Data
Length 12 metre
Motor Jing-Jin Electric PMSM
Battery CATL LFP (423 kWh)
Accessibility Low Floor
Emission Standard Zero tailpipe emissions

The FTBCI FBC6120BRS7 is an electric bus built by Chinese manufacturer Fengtai BCI(厦门丰泰国际). First spotted in Singapore back in November 2022, one demonstrator unit is being supplied to the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for revenue service trials.

The single-deck bus comes in a low-floor layout with three passenger doors. The demonstrator unit bears the chassis number LA9E6LBA8NFFBC228 and is registered as SG4012C, following in a series of trial buses for LTA (SG400x).


Xiamen Fengtai Bus and Coach International (FTBCI) is a Chinese bus manufacturer. Established in 2011 as a joint venture between Fengtai Group and Australian bus supplier BCI, the company primarily builds buses and coaches for overseas export. Its core markets are Australia and New Zealand, where buses are typically badged as BCI buses. It is also a subsidiary of the Chinese powertrain manufacturer Weichai.

In the electric bus space, FTBCI had previously exported electric buses to the USA, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands.

As for the broader electric bus market in Singapore, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) last procured 60 electric buses in 2018. Having been built with LTA specifications in mind, this bus could be offered to LTA as a trial, in line with LTA’s ongoing efforts to rapidly electrify the public bus fleet. Half of all public buses will be electric by 2030, which is about 3,000 buses.

Early sightings

A video of the FTBCI electric bus was circulated on the social media site TikTok in late November 2022. The video, which shows the bus being offloaded from a trailer, was taken down shortly after upload.

The bus’ external appearance bears significant resemblance to the Ebusco 2.2, an electric bus offered by Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco. As a partner of Ebusco, FTBCI assembles the Ebusco 2.2 in China, and the final 30% of assembly work is done in Deurne, Netherlands.


The bus was registered on 22 August 2023 to Go-Ahead Singapore, which will be operating the bus from Loyang Bus Depot. It will be recharged at existing 90kW DC (CCS Type 2) electric bus chargers supplied by NARI, which were installed as part of the Yutong E12 & Yutong E12DD rollout.


FTBCI FBC6120BRS7 – Specifications
Electric Motor
Jing-Jin Electric TZ400XSF03 permanent magnet synchronous motor
Continuous rated power/torque of 141 kW / 1010 Nm
Maximum power/torque of 253 kW / 2800 Nm
CATL Lithium iron phosphate battery (Capacity 423 kWh)
Charged via DC plug-in charger (CCS Type 2 connector)
Xiamen Fengtai Bus & Coach International Co., Ltd.
EDS Luminator ULTIMA Electronic Display Sign (EDS)
Orange LED Matrix design.
PIDS Luminator SMART Passenger Information Display System (PIDS)
Interior-facing LCD screen, exterior-facing LCD screen, LED text displays
APCS TNT Surveillance T-APC Automatic Passenger Counters
Driver Assistance TNT Surveillance surround-view camera system (T-A.I. 360°)
Anti-Fatigue system
Passenger Capacity 28 Seated + TBC Standing = TBC Passengers
2 Wheelchair Bays
Other Specifications • Ster NewCity seats
Ventura door systems
Valeo air-conditioning​
• USB Charging Ports

Based on the Weibo post by Antonwoods & post-registration information:

  • Passenger Capacity: 29 Seating & 61 Standing based on chassis plate (final figure TBC)
  • Electric motor max output: 253.0kW
  • Unladen weight: 13060 kg

Other Trial Buses:


19 thoughts on “FTBCI FBC6120BRS7

  • 2 September 2023 at 9:22 PM

    I heard that this bus entered service on Aug 31

      • 25 August 2023 at 4:47 PM

        Probably SG4011 used for Ankai G9? (I’m just guessing)

  • 1 December 2022 at 12:41 AM

    Hi does anyone know the timings of the crrc 3door bus on service 3. Want to try. Tks in advance

  • 30 November 2022 at 10:11 PM

    Correction: To be honest, this bus is actually an Ebusco

    • 15 August 2023 at 9:20 PM

      No. Confirmed to be FTCBI

  • 29 November 2022 at 10:22 AM

    I believe this bus is actually a BYD B12 because the charging point is actually at the centre

    • 2 September 2023 at 9:23 PM

      No. Confirmed to be Fengtai


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