MOSCOW ORDERS 100 KAMAZ ELECTRIC BUSES
Moscow has signed a contract with Kamaz for the supply of 100 electric buses and 36 ultrafast charging stations, as reported by Interfax, citing the capital's investment and industrial policy department. The contract proposes the supply of electric buses, developed according to the demands of the city and service for a period of 15 years. The contract has a value of 6.57 billion rubles (approximately €90 million).
The electric buses will be equipped with facilities for disabled passengers, climate control systems, satellite navigation, USB connectors for charging mobile devices and wifi.
The first two contracts for the supply and service of electric buses in Moscow were signed with Kamaz and GAZ Group in the spring of 2018. The total value of the two contracts amounted to 12.7 billion rubles (€175 million).
Electric buses have been running on the streets of the capital since the fall of 2018. The city administration plans to buy 300 electric buses per year in the 2019-2020 period. (Rusautonews)