Putting our customers first, SWITCH e1 is the next generation bus built for a sustainable future. Designed, engineered and built by SWITCH, a certified carbon-neutral manufacturer, in a brand-new European manufacturing facility, it has been designed to meet our customer's needs.
At 12m, SWITCH e1 is our first fully electric bus designed specifically for the European market.
The newest NMC powerpack technology reduces mass, increases efficiency and delivers increased range per kg. A lightweight integrated chassis and body construction improves efficiency, delivering the lowest TCO for operators and helping achieve their net-zero targets.
SWITCH e1 seats up to 28 and has exceptional standing capacity, with a total of up to 93 passengers, with a versatile range of layout options including, urban, interurban, school bus and airport applications.
The low entry floor allows for easy access meaning there is greater accessibility for wheelchairs and buggys. Door layouts are available in 2-2-2 and 2-2-0 configuartions.
|A||Overall Width||2500 mm|
|B||Overall height (unladen bus, max)||3100 mm|
|Interior Width||2360 mm|
|Interior height||1810-2240 mm|
|Front entrance step height (unladen)||320 mm|
|Center entrance step height (unladen)||320 mm|
|Rear entrance step height (unladen)||343 mm|
|D||Overall length||120000 mm|
|E||Front overhang||2777 mm|
|F||Rear overhang||3223 mm|
|Track front||2234 mm|
|Track rear||6000 mm|
|G||Angle of approach||7.2 0|
|H||Angle of departure||7.3 0|
|% of rear overhang to wheelbase||53%|
|Front axle (unladen)||4062 kg|
|Rear axle (unladen)||7492 kg|
|Kerb weight (standard capacity battery)||10775 kg|
|Kerb to kerb||18.84 m|
|Wall to wall||22.2 m|
SWITCH e1 provides seating for up to 28 people, with contemporary interior design making the best use of high-quality materials, flexible seating configuration possibilities and comfort features for a premium passenger experience.
Every feature of SWITCH e1 is designed to improve comfort of the occupant and improve efficiency for operators.
Double skin ducting channels air from the HVAC system towards the customer, improving comfort.
Localised HVAC heat pump for the driver maintains a comfortable working environment.
SWITCH e1 offers interior flexibility and premium driver and passenger comfort as a priority, with contemporary design, sustainable material options throughout the cabin and driver compartment ergonomics that comply with ISO16121.
SWITCH e1 prioritises driver and passenger well-being.
Active and passive safety are prime considerations. SWITCH e1 helps customers deliver a comprehensive duty of care for all vehicle occupants. Driver aids designed to enhance safety include ABS, Electronic Stability Control and blind-spot monitoring amongst others.
Every passenger enjoys a luxurious, comfortable and informed journey with SWITCH e1.
The attractive and contemporary interior design underscores passenger comfort. Features include dimmable interior lighting, under-seat and reading lights and a flexible stop button configuration combined with optimised grab rail positioning to achieve the best balance of visibility and comfort.