Now, a 100% electric bus made in the UAE

Eco-Bus, made by Masdar and Halifat, has a rated range of 150km on full change and will shortly undergo trials at Masdar City in Abu Dhabi

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Now, a 100% electric bus made in the UAE

ABU DHABI: An all-electric bus that runs up 150km on a full batttery charge produced by an oil-rich country?

Why not?

That’s what renewable energy group Masdar aims to roll out with the new EcoBus, the prototype of which unveiled on Monday at the on-going Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, (ADSW).

The prototype actually rolls on the road, and it’s being used as template for future sustainable public transport solutions.

The EcoBus was jointly developed by Masdar and Abu Dhabi-based Hafilat Industry in collaboration with the Masdar Institute, part of Khalifa University of Science and Technology, according to the official news agency WAM. More

By Staff  gulfnews.com