VinBus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company officially opened and put into operation the first smart electric bus in Vietnam. The first electric bus lines will operate in Vinhomes Ocean Park (Gia Lam) while waiting for finishing the procedures to connect with the city’s public passenger transport system in the coming time.
VinBus is an electric bus model manufactured and assembled by VinFast at the Automobile Manufacture Complex in Hai Phong, converging many modern technologies with the smartest and safest features according to the developing strategy of current VinFast’s smart electric bus series.
As smart electric buses, VinBus provides passengers with an outstanding comfort and safe experience. The buses are equipped with the automatic system that controls the driver’s behavior and warns unsafe dangers, as well as automatic lowering mode which eases access for the elderly, children, the disabled, as well as pregnant women. There is also an electronic board which announces the upcoming stop, free WiFi, USB charging ports, entertainment monitors, and a security camera system.
VinBus owns a battery capacity of 281 kWh, capable of moving up to 220 – 260km. Buses can be quickly fully charged after only 2 hours at VinBus’s 150kW fast charging station system with the world’s leading charging technology provided by StarCharge.
All buses of VinBus will be managed and operated intelligently through centralized monitoring, charging, safety inspection, maintenance, repair, and automatic cleaning at Depot stations scientifically arranged according to VinBus’ primary lines.
The construction standard of the Depot stations is on a campus of more than 1 hectare, the roof equipped with solar panels, ensuring energy supply for Depot activities, contributing to reducing the pressure load of the power source for the national power system, environmental protection.
Firstly, VinBus will operate the internal line at Vinhomes Ocean Park, and with the approval of the state appropriate authority will open more bus lines to connect to the network and connect to the city’s public passenger transport system, serving a large number of people.