Chile Has The Largest Electric Bus Fleet in Latin America and it Keeps Growing


Chile is projecting to reach 800 electric buses in the years to come


Foto por Enel

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. Santiago, Chile – Chile ratified its commitment for greener a eco friendly transportation, adding 150 new BYD electric buses into the RED system. Operated by the transit company Metbus, which currently has the largest fleet of electric buses in the Americas, these buses will be incorporated in services that run through Avenida Bernardo O’Higgins, known as the Alameda, the historic central avenue in the Chilean capital.
With a total of 455 buses in operation, BYD is firmly a leader in the country’s electric bus market, with a 65% share. A BYD report carried by Energía Limpia XXI state that these new BYD buses are increasing the fleet of RED standard buses, which in the coming months will totalize 2,219 high-standard, eco-friendly vehicles, including pure electric or diesel Euro VI, with air…

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