01 Jan '18, 10pm

Shenzhen Completes Switch To Fully Electric Bus Fleet. Electric Taxis Are Next.

Shenzhen Completes Switch To Fully Electric Bus Fleet. Electric Taxis Are Next.

The all-electric bus fleet is expected to save the equivalent of 345,000 tons of diesel fuel and reduce carbon emissions by 1.35 million tons. Electricity costs about one third what diesel fuel costs in the area. The electric taxis are expected to save another 116,000 tons of diesel. There is a third benefit that flows from using electric buses and taxis as well — a much quieter city. Quality of life issues may not have a specific price tag, but not listening to the roar of diesel engines all day every day has to be a plus on anyone’s list.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/01/01/shenzhen-completes-s...

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