Shenzhen's 16,000 buses go electric

Signal of change / Shenzhen's 16,000 buses go electric

By Carol Brighton / 24 Jan 2018

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With 16,500 @BYDCompany electric buses in operation, Shenzhen is reportedly the world's first major city to have an all-electric fleet - #SignalofChange https://t.co/5QFgWdM8jZ via @GreenCarReports

 

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The Chinese megacity of Shenzhen has a bus fleet bigger than the five largest North American bus fleets combined. It just went 100 percent electric, with more than 16,000 EV buses. https://t.co/XQUSKFN1GC

 

A Chinese Megacity Bus Fleet Goes Fully Electric

The Chinese megacity of Shenzhen has successfully switched 100 percent of its 16,359-vehicle bus fleet to electric vehicles, reaching its goal just six years after it vowed to move away from diesel engines, according to reporting by CleanTechnica and other news outlets.



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