Via Electrive |
40 more electric buses will be provided by Ashok Leyland, while Mahindra, Eicher Motors and JBM Solaris went home empty handed. A further 700 buses are designated for Delhi, but the bidding process has not begun yet.
According to The Economic Times, competitors have complained that the orders were so small, that they might not be profitable. This comes alongside the distinction that the vehicles will be sold at 30% under market value. Tata Motors, in particular, supposedly played the bid as low as possible. In general the prices for the buses vary heavily, according to insiders.
BYD sorted out contracts with Bangalore,