The First Fully Electric Bus of the Middle EastLaunched By Abu Dhabi
Masdar in partnership with the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi has launched the first ever, completely electric Bus in the Middle East. The bus has been entitled to a six stop route and the services would be provided free of cost until the end of March, 2019.
This Eco-friendly bus has been specially designed to withstand the tough climate of Dubai that includes humidity and heat. The climate of Dubai is a major challenge to the transportation system in Dubai and these electric buses are designed to overcome these challenges by providing top performance.
Yousef Baselaib, the Executive director for sustainable Real Estate at Masdar said that the launch of the Eco bus is a good milestone the United Arabs Emirates in a many ways. It can seat up to 30 passengers and has the capability to cover a mileage of about 150km every time it charges its battery.
This launch will also help UAE achieve its target towards sustainable development and saving the natural resources and using them in a more efficient manner. It is a very environment friendly method too. Although the concept is nothing new but the idea of operating electric bus has be tested globally and has proved to be a very successful addition in the area of transportation.
This move in Abu Dhabi will certainly find greater success in the long run especially considering the climatic conditions. It will make the journey for most of the passengers very comfortable and satisfying. Additionally, it is also a new contribution in the infrastructure of UAE.