International Green Developers Nepal Pvt. Ltd., producer of Gorkha Eco-Panels, is mulling to introduce battery run, e-buses, for the first time in Kathmandu Valley within the next three months.
The bus is developed by CNC Brand of China and it has already signed an agreement with the Green Developers, the authorised dealer of the bus in Nepal, for the operation of the buses in Kathmandu Valley.
According to Krishna Bhakta Duwal, CEO of Gorkha Eco-Panels, the company is studying the feasibility of the routes and charging locations to operate the vehicle.
According to the company, it has planned to introduce two different types of buses – one with the length of 10.5 meters with 40 seats and the capacity to accommodate around 90 people and another will be of 6 meters in length with 15 seats and the capacity to handle 35 people.