Electric Mobility: BYD China delivers the largest electric bus fleet in Colombia and the second in Latin America

The first 120 buses where delivered this week

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. BYD China the world leader in electric transportation, has reached a new milestone in Latin America, now in beautiful city of Bogota which has become the city with largest electric bus fleet in Colombia and the second in Latin America.

The first 120 electric buses are moving all over the city this week, with fewer noise and pollution, marking a succesful path moving forward in 2021. The iniative includes the implementation of hight tech apps that let you know all you ever wanted to know about the city transportation, just like in the most modern cities in the world. A report carried by Energía Limpia XXI states that Bogotá has a strong commitment for sustainable development and climate change, promoting the use of electric taxis, bikes and cable transportation (gondola lift).

Bogotá’s Mayor, Claudia López said that electric buses are a real game changer in terms carbon emissions, surpassing the effectiveness of other eco friendly alternatives. “Today, jointly with TransMilenio, we have awarded 406 electric buses that will no longer reduce air pollution by 62% as it happens with the gas fleet or by 95% in the case of Euro VI technology, the new electric fleet cuts down emission by 100%”.With these efforts, it is expected to total more than 889 collective transport units and benefit more than 150 thousand users.

A report collected by Energía Limpia XXI highlights that in recent years countries such as Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Costa Rica have promoted transformative initiatives that include 100% eco-friendly, efficient and safe transportation.

BYD’s electric buses are currently successfully serving markets in many Latin American countries, leading the largest electric fleet in Latin America which is in Chile, but also is moving forward in Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador and Uruguay. Globally, BYD’s electric buses and taxis have spread to more than 300 cities, in more than 50 countries and regions.

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