Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of BYD Auto Co. Ltd. in Nepal, has successfully completed the handover of the first electric ambulance BYD T3 in Nepal to KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital.

From Left to Right: Mr. Amish Pathak, Chief of Operations and Management; Mr. Akshaya Prasad Gautam, Chief Administrative Officer; Prof. Dr. Suraj Bajracharya, Hospital Director

The handover ceremony was held on 30th November, 2021 at the premises of KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital at Gwarko, Lalitpur.

“KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital has become the first health care service provider in Nepal to adopt Electric Ambulance. Adopting electric mobility will not only reduce our impact on the environment by lowering our CO2 levels but also ensure that patients receive the highest standards of safety and comfort. The addition of the Electric Vehicle to our fleet marks a milestone for us as it is a pledge towards the society and environment. The vehicle is fully equipped with ventilator and all other options necessary for full graded Ambulance. The hospital is looking forward to expand its ambulatory services by strengthening the emergency department and its strict protocols.” said, Mr. Amish Pathak, Chief of Operations and Management, KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital.

Hospital staffs with BYD T3 electric ambulance

“We would like to congratulate KIST Hospital for their initiation in adopting Electric Mobility. In line with BYD’s 7+4 strategy to provide full market new energy vehicle solutions, we introduced the fully electric ambulance for the first time in Nepal. BYD’s performance and reliability has been acknowledged by KIST hospital commitment to sustainability.” said Ms. Yamuna Shrestha, Managing Director of Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd., authorized distributor of BYD Auto Co. Ltd., in Nepal.

“As the world moves away from fossil fuels and towards a zero-carbon future, it’s important that the emergency services sector keeps pace. We look forward to helping the Medical and Health sector transition to sustainable solutions by leveraging BYD’s industry leading zero-emissions technology. BYD has always been at the forefront of technological innovation, so it gives us immense pleasure to be able to contribute to healthcare sector by introducing the first electric ambulance in Nepal.” she added.

Cimex Inc. Pvt. Ltd., has supported KIST Hospital in adopting electric mobility by providing its BYD T3 at a subsidized rate as it is the first introduction of Electric Vehicle in Healthcare Sector.

BYD T3- Pure Electric Ambulance

This is a major breakthrough for electric mobility in Health Sector, with the introduction of BYD T3 van as an electric ambulance. The pure electric van BYD T3, is equipped with a 50.3 kWh battery capable of running all day on a single charge. BYD T3 has a driving range 310km on a single charge along with 3800 litres of cargo space in the rear capable of carrying loads up to 800kg. The electric ambulance is specially designed keeping the COVID-19 crisis in mind and is well-equipped with oxygen tank, ventilator, ECG monitor, and collapsible stretcher.

About BYD 

BYD, which stands for Build Your Dreams, is the world’s leading electric vehicle company with proven innovative technology for cars, buses, trucks, forklifts, and rail systems – like SkyRail. BYD (Build Your Dreams) is a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. BYD now has four industries including Auto, Electronics, New Energy, and Rail Transit. Since its foundation in 1995, the company quickly developed solid expertise in rechargeable batteries and became a relentless advocate of sustainable development, successfully expanding its renewable energy solutions globally with operations in over 80 countries and regions. Its creation of a Zero Emissions Energy Solution, comprising affordable solar power generation, reliable energy storage, and cutting-edge electrified transportation, has made it an industry leader in the energy and transportation sectors. BYD is a Warren Buffet-backed company and is listed both on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. BYD has over 220,000 employees across 30 industrial sites globally. BYD is the Global Sales Champion in Electric Vehicle for four consecutive years from 2015 to 2018. BYD is the World’s Largest Electric Bus manufacturer in the world and has delivered the World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet in the world. BYD has been helping the community during this unprecedented times and provided masks worldwide by setting up the World’s Largest Face Mask Plant with daily capacity of 5 million face masks. Read More

About Cimex

Cimex successfully managed to get the dealership of world leading electric vehicle maker BYD in Nepal. Being the authorized distributor of BYD in Nepal, Cimex introduced long range pure electric vehicle in Nepal with the aim to bring green revolution in automobile sector of Nepal. In Nepal’s context, electric vehicles could be a solution to ever-growing environmental problem and with the electricity generation potential, Cimex Inc aims to capitalize the opportunity and maneuver the country toward green revolution via electric mobility. Cimex offers wide choice of electric vehicle in Nepal ranging from electric SUVs, MPVs, eForklift, eBus in Nepal. Along with this Cimex also provides electric mobility solution- EV charger, after-sales service, charging infrastructure network. Cimex is also the Largest Charging Station Operator in Nepal. Read More