Appeared on the streets of London electric buses




Appeared on the streets of London electric buses

London streets have become “greener”. All thanks to the fact that in its first two flights went public and all-electric bus Nos. 507 and 521, serving stations “Victoria”, “Waterloo” and “London Bridge.” News sources report that the assembly of buses involved in the Chinese company BYD Auto, located in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province of China.

Reserve one full battery charge in new electric public buses is enough for 250 kilometers, equal to about 4-5 hours. After that, they would have to charge the battery.

Portal Business Green referring to BYD Auto reports that the overall cost of fuels and lubricants in electric buses cost much less than the cost of similar conventional buses operating on the basis of diesel engines. And to be precise, the savings goes up to 75 percent compared to conventional diesel.

Another part of the charm of public transport is that they are fully electric, and therefore devoid of any harmful emissions. Therefore, the decision to equip the road so traffic is not only benefit financially, but also from an environmental point of view.

“Electric buses can significantly advance the development of green infrastructure that will significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere and, therefore, make the air we breathe, much cleaner,” – says Matthew Pencharz, Adviser to the Mayor of London on energy and environmental issues.

According to the same source, the representatives of the authorities are going to London in the near future for the city to purchase a few more electric buses. At the beginning of 2014 in the suburbs of London and bypass roads to enlist at least another six such buses.

What’s interesting so far in the city of London with 600 hybrid buses and suburban daily flights out in another 120 buses. All sunflower oil is used as fuel.

“If the experiment proves successful, then over the next few years we will buy more hybrid and environmentally friendly transport. This will significantly reduce the total amount of harmful emissions into the atmosphere and make the air cleaner capital “- summed Matthew Pencharz in a statement.

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