Kayoola Solar Bus

Kiira Motors Corporation

Kayoola Solar bus is a 35-seat electric bus that relies on lithium-ion batteries to power an electric motor coupled to a 2-speed pneumatic shift transmission. It’s power is supplemented by a solar array on the roof of the bus that increases the bus’ range. It was designed by engineers at Kiira Motors Corporation and is currently a prototype.

Product description

Kayoola Solar bus is a 35-seat electric bus that relies on lithium-ion batteries to power an electric motor coupled to a 2-speed pneumatic shift transmission. It’s power is supplemented by a solar array on the roof of the bus that increases the bus’ range. It was designed by engineers at Kiira Motors Corporation and is currently a prototype.

Target region(s)

Countries: Uganda

Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

$90,000-100,000Interview with representative

Competitive landscape

Pioneer Bus, Commuter taxis (Matatu)

SDG targeted

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s)

Licenced drivers working for bus company operators

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