New electric minibus contract for Karsan in Romania

Karsan has won a tender for eight Jest Electric vehicles for Beclean, Romania, following on from an earlier contract for 10 electric minibuses in Suceava.

Karsan will deliver the Jest Electrics by the end of the year. Deputy general manager, Karsan Muzaffer Arpacıoğlu says: “Within the Romanian market, we continue to receive orders from different cities and secure public transport tenders. Within a short amount of time after we won the tender for 10 vehicles in Suceava, we also won the tender in Beclean and increased our share in the Romanian EV market.”

The Jest Electric is equipped with a BMW 170hp electric motor with optional 44 or 88kWh batteries supplied by BMW.