Global electric vehicle manufacturer Switch Mobility, exhibited its Metrodecker and Metrocity buses at the ITT Hub inaugural show.

The Metrocity EV was the first British built, pure electric bus to enter service on London’s roads and will soon be developed for markets across the world, including Japan. 

Switch has combined over 100 years of British and Indian engineering expertise, with cutting-edge technology to offer their customers the latest innovations in electromobility.

“Our market-leading vehicles are built on adaptable platforms and use our own proprietary technology, providing customers with tailored e-mobility solutions at the lowest Total Cost of Ownership. Innovation, expertise and reliability enabling our customers to essentially eliminate their carbon footprint from their transportation capabilities at an accessible price. Switch is at the forefront of driving the global shift to electrification.” says Dr. Andy Palmer, Vice Chairman of Switch Mobility

Recently, Switch was one of the companies selected to represent the UK in this year’s JSAE (Japan Society of Automotive Engineers) Exposition. The technology-centred exhibition is one of the most important events for the automotive industry in Japan.

Earlier in May 2021, The Switch factory in North Yorkshire was visited by Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London and Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire. The UK leaders joined Dr. Andy Palmer and the team, to see the benefits that TfL’s green investment in Switch is having across the whole country. 

In addition to this, Switch has also recently partnered with technology powerhouse Siemens to support India in their transition to electric, as well as TVS Supply Chain Solutions who will soon be operating 1,000 of their electric light commercial vehicles. 

“We are delighted to be part of ITT Hub. We will be exhibiting our latest generation, class-leading, zero-emission buses. The event aims to support the government’s decarbonisation of transport plan, which aligns perfectly with Switch’s mission – enriching lives through green mobility.” says Robert Drewery, Commercial Director of Switch Mobility

Switch Mobility – The future of urban mobility by illustrator Leonie Bos.

Switch Mobility

Switch Mobility is a technology-focused bus and light commercial vehicle company with the mission to enrich lives through green mobility. Formed in 2020 as a mature start-up, Switch is forged from the EV elements of Ashok Leyland, the third largest bus and LCV OEM in the world, and Optare, the British bus company with over a century of expertise in using the latest technologies in bus design. Currently fulfilling orders for operators including Tower Transit and Go Ahead, Switch is creating a strong foundation for the expansion of its operations in Europe and driving growth in India and other parts of the world.

With our team at our sites in the UK and India, our market-leading vehicles are sold in 46+ countries around the globe and combine the best of British and Indian design, technology and engineering to create unique products. Capitalising on our demonstrable experience and proven expertise in lightest weight architecture, zero emissions technologies, data analytics and software, and not forgetting customer service, Switch Mobility aims to be the commercial EV provider of choice and the industry employer of choice.

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