Now, you can ride on the first fully electric buses in the UAE operating in the capital city of Abu Dhabi. Here is a bonus. Commuters can use the services on the electric buses absolutely free of cost for the initial few months.
The service has been launched by Masdar. The Eco-Bus plies the route between Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station and Masdar City and makes six stops. The Eco-Bus is now an integral part of the Department of Transport and is a proud addition to the existing fleet. The buses have undergone a series of tests and checks to review their performance.
The Eco-Bus is a viable element in the plan of th authorities to initiate measures that are environmentally sustainable. Passengers can use the services of the buses free of cost till March. This is yet another important milestone for the nation and its committment to sustainable solutions.
The Eco-Buses are equipped to seat 30 passengers and can cover a distance of 150 km over a single battery charge. The endearing part is that the battery is charged through the sue of solar panels. Moreover, it has been designed with a keen eye on the climate of the region.