Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Automobile & Motoring(Automobile)
Filter PR by
Dubai South to hit the road with its first E-bus
Dubai South to hit the road with its first E-bus

The world’s largest greenfield urban development, Dubai South takes the green approach towards developing its mass transit system

Dubai-UAE: 6 December, 2016:  In a significant step towards building a low carbon footprint city, Dubai South today signed an agreement with Transit Australia Group (TAG). The signing was witnessed by Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting CEO, Dubai South and Michael McGee, CEO, Transit Australia Group.  The partnership involves the Australian mass transit company providing Dubai South with its first E-bus by early next year. 

Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting CEO, Dubai South said: “The signing of today’s agreement marks an important step in the relationship between Dubai South, the Queensland Trade Commission and Transit Australia Group. It’s also a step closer in fulfilling our ambitious aim of building a sustainable urban destination with technology, innovation, and smart planning at its core. At Dubai South we are pioneering an ambitious smart city transformation guided by people’s happiness. The aim is to build a smart city that enables its people to do smart things with minimum ecological impact and the environmentally friendly e-bus is a positive step in that direction.” 

“Dubai South is a truly incredible urban transformational project. It is a visionary project, with a 50-year horizon. It is a great honor to be working in partnership with the Dubai South team to help strategically plan the mass transit system.  Our environmentally friendly electric bus is the future of public transport. Australia has an opportunity to be a world leader and cut environmental pollution at the same time,” said Michael McGee, CEO, TAG. 

The zero-carbon bus is part of the next generation of mass transit vehicles and is said to cost 80 per cent less to maintain than a standard diesel bus. Pegged as a game changer for public transport, the new bus utilizes advanced battery and regenerative braking technology. The environmentally friendly bus can be charged at the depot and while in service, and has a range of at least 300km and capacity for 50 passengers. Innovations have been included in the design to include bench seats that can be reversed to allow passengers to face each other and socialise, as well as USB connections to allow passengers to charge mobile phones.

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 16159 times
PR Category : Automobile
Posted on : Tuesday, December 6, 2016  9:41:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of
Previous Story : Masdar's PRT System Functions at 99% Since Launch in 2010
Next Story : Jaguar Land Rover MENA Scoops Up Top Accolades at the Global...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
Back to Section Home

Related Stories

Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Top Perfume Picks for Mother's Day @ [10943-Views]
Filorga Launches Lift Range [10882-Views]
Nissan's e-POWER technology wins environmental award [9577-Views]
The Sheet Mask Trend [8674-Views]
The Global Sensation UFO Lands in Europe at Cosmoprof 2018 [8467-Views]
Max launches its Inaugural Abaya Collection [8028-Views]
Discover the MISA Cho Gong Jin Oriental and Herbal Skincare Range from Missha [7765-Views]
Drink yourself to looking younger with Skinade [7680-Views]
Mother's Day Offer from Blush N Curls Salon [7643-Views]
It's Mother's Day! [7613-Views]
Corporate Power Dressing redefined at Kachins Signature [7180-Views]
Al-Futtaim Honda launches 10th generation Honda Accord [7174-Views]
LULU Organic Food Activation [7046-Views]
The V-Tox Facial by Linda Meredith Skincare [7033-Views]
GMC sets a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in partnership with Abu Dhabi Police [6649-Views]
The only line you'll love in your face – your perfect jawline! [6576-Views]
An Open Secret - The new Flying Regulator Open Gear provides deep insights [6362-Views]
OMEGA Launches its NATO Strap “Pop-Up Boutique” in Paris [6283-Views]
ba&sh's Spring-Summer collection 2018 [6039-Views]
Cadillac Alghanim kicks off world-class opportunity in Kuwait [5838-Views]
UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation® Conducted the Official Weigh-ins of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® in Lon... [5807-Views]
Reading Champions Declared at 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature [5789-Views]
Raymond Weil introduces the Maestro Blues [5771-Views]
A Meet & Greet with the Pakistani Cricket Sensation Umar Akmal [5734-Views]
GUESS Unveils the Kids Spring 2018 Collection and Campaign [5582-Views]
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
Top Sections
Top Stories