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Kwaithong Motor launches Thai brand “Kwaithong” electric bus

     Kwaithong Motor launches Thai brand "Kwaithong” electric bus with high quality batteries from the United States. Prepare to penetrate the Thai electric bus market.
Sak Korsaengruang, President of Kwaithong Motor Co., Ltd., said that Kwaithong Motor has been closely studying the electric vehicle market for a while and see a huge future growth opportunity. Electric vehicles are important and proven social, environmental and economic benefits. With this the company decides to expand its business into the Thai electric vehicle market and launches Thai brand "Kwaithong” electric bus, powered by lithium-titanate battery technology, manufactured in the USA, high performance, energy saving and environmentally friendly from Hybrid Kinetic Group Co., Ltd., a pioneer in the design, research, development manufacture of zero-emission electric vehicles. 
Kwaithong electric bus is a 100% electric car with no emissions of toxic or carbon dioxide gas, no noise pollution powered by US-manufactured lithium-titanate battery with 116 kWh/600V. Lithium-titanate battery has overwhelming advantages such as a very short charging time with 10-15 minute quick charge. With top-up charging allows the bus to run multiple rounds in a day. The battery with high charging capacity lasts over ten years or about 35,000 recharge cycles and has been tested for high safety battery.

In addition, Kwaithong electric bus is also driven by permanent magnet electric motors with maximum power at 200 kW or 268 hp. Powered by US developed technology, Kwaithong electric bus is 12 meters long, 2.53 meters wide and 3.34 meters high. Under the German technology manufactured by MAN, the bus body is a built with monocoque body structure, high strength steel as the main skeleton structure welded together. The bus can accommodate 80 passengers. 
Zhang Kwaithong, Co-founder of Kwaithong Group and Chief Executive Officer of Kwaithong Motor disclosed the business direction for 2017 that it will strongly penetrate the Thai electric vehicles market. The Company will join any bidding opportunities with government transport projects such as the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA), and through business alliances to attract both the commercial transport players and private organizations looking for zero-emission electric buses for use in their government-concession running the public commuting routes and factory workers transportation.