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Minister: 30 Electric Buses To Be Shipped Soon

Minister: 30 Electric Buses To Be Shipped Soon

The 30 electric buses were purchased from Golden Dragon Bus Company in China and each bus cost $114,200, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, adding that they are scheduled to go into service in April 2022. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Dec 10] the Minister said, “The Company recently completed the pre-delivery inspections and... Read more of this article

Video: Minister On 30 Electric Buses Ordered

Video: Minister On 30 Electric Buses Ordered

[Updated] Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott will be holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 8] to “provide an update on the delivery of the electric bus fleet” and we will stream it live, so the video below should start at around 1.00pm. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 17-minute replay is below Update 2.15pm:... Read more of this article

Survey: Residents Supportive Of Electric Buses

Survey: Residents Supportive Of Electric Buses

According to a recent survey, the majority of local residents support converting public transport buses to run on electricity as opposed to fossil fuels, and the majority of residents are also ‘completely satisfied’ or ‘mostly satisfied’ with the public bus system. A TRA spokesperson said, “Residents were asked for their... Read more of this article

Video: MOU, Electric Buses, Renewable Energy

Video: MOU, Electric Buses, Renewable Energy

[Updated] Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban is holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 14] regarding what the Ministry said was an “exciting energy partnership.” We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 4.05pm: The Government and Rocky Mountain Institute [RMI] signed an MOU... Read more of this article

Could Electric Buses Work For Bermuda?

Could Electric Buses Work For Bermuda?

[Written by Don Burgess] Could electric buses end Bermuda’s transportation woes? Jeff Sousa believes E-buses are better than diesel. So much so, he and Sousa’s Landscape Management vice president Mohammed Farooqui made a presentation with Aideen Ratterray Pryse, the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Transport & Regulatory Affairs to discuss... Read more of this article