BYD Auto K8M

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BYD K8M
Years of manufacture 2021 to present
Length 35 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Electric

The BYD Auto K8M is a low floor battery-electic transit bus sold in Canada and the United States. The 435 kilowatt hour battery pack can be fully charged in three hours. While BYD already introduced the 35-foot K9S in 2017, the K8M is Federal Transit Administration Model Bus Testing Program (Altoona Test) certified.[1]

Specifications

Operators

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Demonstrator and engineering units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN Engine Transmission Notes
2020 4B9KALA62L2038001 Altoona test bus

References

  1. "American-Made & All-New, BYD K8M 35-Foot Electric Bus Aces FTA Bus Reliability Test." Press release. BYD USA. 11 March 2021.