First smart e-bus fleet hits Hanoi street hinh anh 1VinBus' electric bus (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – VinBus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company (VinBus), the transport services arm of conglomerate Vingroup, is due to launch the first smart electric bus fleet of Vietnam in Hanoi starting December 2.

VinBus is an electric bus model, the first of its kind in Vietnam, which uses using green, environmental friendly energy.

The e-vehicle has a battery capacity of 281 kWh, capable of moving up to 220 - 260km. Buses can be quickly fully charged after only 2 hours at a 150kW fast charging station system with the world’s leading charging technology.

All buses of VinBus will be managed and operated intelligently through centralised monitoring, charging, safety inspection, maintenance, repair, and automatic cleaning at Depot stations scientifically arranged according to VinBus primary lines.

This time, three bus routes are launched, comprising a total 48 vehicles. The E03 linking Vinhomes Ocean Park urban area with My Dinh is put into operation on December 2.

The E05 route between Long Bien and Smart City urban area is to be launched eight days later, and the third one E01 linking Ocean Park with My Dinh bus station on December 20./.