Offering advanced technology mobility solutions with the vision of being 'One Step Ahead in the Future of Mobility', Karsan has become the leading brand of the electric minibus market in Europe for two consecutive years. Closing the year 2020 as Europe's leader in the electric minibus market with a 43 percent market share, e-JEST increased its share to 2021% in 51,2 and once again took its place at the top. Thus, Karsan e-JEST became one of every two vehicles registered in the electric minibus class between 3,5 and 8 tons!
Carrying the technologies of the future to today and shaping the sector with its leading products, Karsan continues to dominate the electric minibus market in Europe. The brand's first electric model, e-JEST, which was launched in 2018 and brought to the road at the beginning of 2019, completed 2020 as the leader of the electric minibus market in Europe after 2021.
It doubled its market share every year!
Karsan e-JEST managed to gain a market share of 2019 percent from its class in Europe in 24, the first year it was put on the market, and managed to become the best-selling model in its class in 43 by pulling this share to 2020 percent a year later. According to the European Minibus Market Report of 2021-3.5 tons for 8 published by Wim Chatrou – CME Solutions; The environmentalist model, which managed to improve this success in the last year, managed to increase its share in the electric minibus market in Europe to 51,2 percent and became the champion of its class for two consecutive years.
“One of every two electric minibuses became e-JEST”
Evaluating the growing and successful graph of e-JEST, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “We have been one of the most important players in the minibus market in Turkey for more than 50 years. Undoubtedly, Karsan's experience, distributorship structure and investments in after-sales services played a major role in this important success of e-JEST in the small bus class. We have put e-JEST, which distinguishes it from our competitors with its electric motor and batteries with proven BMW i technology, into service widely in many European countries such as France, Romania, Portugal, Germany and Portugal. Thanks to this know-how, we have succeeded in growing in the European market every year by surpassing the previous year. Karsan e-JEST, which became the leader of the electric minibus market in Europe for the second time in 2021, managed to become one of the two vehicles registered to traffic with its 51,2% market share.” he said.
The highly maneuverable e-JEST offers a range of up to 210 km.
Proving itself with its high maneuverability and unparalleled passenger comfort, e-JEST can be preferred with a BMW production electric motor producing 170 HP power and 290 Nm torque and also BMW produced 44 and 88 kWh batteries. Offering a range of up to 210 km, the 6-meter small bus shows the best performance in its class, and thanks to the regenerative braking system that provides energy recovery, its batteries can charge itself at a rate of 25 percent. Equipped with a 10,1-inch multimedia touch screen, fully digital instrument panel, keyless start, USB outputs and optionally providing Wi-Fi compatible infrastructure, e-JEST does not match the comfort of a passenger car with its 4-wheel independent suspension system.
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