Electric mobility on th rise: Greater Paris receives first electric coach from BYD

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ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. In a concerted effort to limit its most polluting vehicles, the City of Paris has introduced a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) to restrict greenhouse gas emissions in the French capital. The LEZ will include the area’s first pure electric coach from the world’s leading electric bus and coach manufacturer, BYD.

Manufactured at BYD France’s production facility in Beauvais in the Oise region, the pure-electric, zero-emission 13-metre coach has a 59-seat capacity and will be put into service in the coming days. The electric coach boasts an average single-charge range of 200 kilometres and can be recharged in a few hours. The vehicle will provide the same services as a diesel coach for school, extracurricular activities and occasional transport services for citizens generally. Energía Limpia XXI magazine states that the introduction of the BYD electric coach forms part of Île-de-France’s plan to protect the environment and to promote…

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