How Did Shenzhen, China Build World’s Largest Electric Bus Fleet?
Publication Year: 2018
Author(s): Lu L, Xue L, Zhou W
The southeastern city, which connects Hong Kong to mainland China, announced at the end of last year that all of its 16,359 buses had gone electric. The city’s buses are the world’s first 100 percent electrified bus fleet, and its largest—bigger than New York’s, Los Angeles’s, New Jersey’s, Chicago’s and Toronto’s electric bus fleets combined.
This blog discusses how the city overcame obstacles like high costs, lack of charging station infrastructure and more provides lessons for other cities looking to electrify their bus lines.
Publisher/Organisation: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Rights: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Theme: Sustainable transportation | Subtheme: Public
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