Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Temsa Avenue EV Announced

Temsa has announced the electrically powered 'Avenue EV'.
Temsa, part of Sabanc─▒ Holding, has joined forces with Turkey's leading defence industry company Aselsan, to develop the Avenue EV.

It provides continuous charging with short charging times at stops using the fast charging feature that can reach full charge in 8 minutes. According to Temsa "The environmentally friendly bus with electric traction system and zero carbon emissions is also quiet, comfortable, equipped with high performance and state-of-the-art technology. The air conditioning systems and passenger cabin offer the option of internet and data connection as well as comfortable travel in both cold and hot weather." The Avenue EV can carry 35 seated passengers, 52 standing and 1-wheelchair.
The vehicle is fitted with an efficienct, lightweight electric traction system developed by Aselsan. The bus can travel 50-70 km on a single charge. The innovative and comfortable Temsa brand vehicles developed by Turkish engineers are exported to 66 different countries. Aselsan’s and Temsa’s cooperation heralds the beginning of a new era in the history of Temsa.

The Aselsan developed electric traction system has a a new multi-phase motor and motor drive, vehicle control computer, High Power Distribution Unit DC / DC converter units. Representatives of both companies stated that they planned to work together on other projects where the Aselsan traction systems could be used.
Since it was founded in 1968, Temsa has become one of the leading bus manufacturers in Turkey. The company has a total production capacity of 11,500 vehicles in a single shift per year, including 4,000 buses and 7,500 light trucks. It exports to 66 different countries and has sold the diesel powered Temso Avenue to Arriva UK . It employs more than 1,500 employees at its production facilities in Adana.