Electric buses rolls out in Dubai for trial

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a trial run of two electric buses, branded Volvo 7900. This launch is being coordinated by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Volvo Bus Company, Meraas Real Estate, and ABB Group, a leader in electric bus charging. 

The two buses will shuttle in both directions between La Mer South, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Street, and Al Sufouh Tram Station. 

The RTA will assess the efficiency of the two electric buses during the trial period, which will last until March 2022, and test the charging of electric buses using the overnight charger at the Al Quoz Bus Depot in addition to the charger at La Mer.

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