Buses in Doha are set to go electric, with a quarter of the fleet ditching fossil fuels by 2022.
According to the Ministry of Transport and Communications, “vigorous efforts” are being made to “execute the electric vehicle strategy MOTC developed with bodies concerned to achieve economic-environmental balance, ensure transportation infrastructure projects sustainability and reduce carbon emissions”.
The initial roll out will see these taxis deployed around Hamad International Airport.
Kahramaa will also work together with the MOTC to establish a network of electric vehicle charging devices.
So far, 11 have been installed, and there are plans for 30 more to be completed by the end of 2020. A further 100 will be operational in 2021.
The plans are part of efforts by Qatar to host the first carbon-neutral World Cup in 2022.
Fans will use both the Doha Metro and buses to get to stadiums.
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