Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim bin Saif Al-Sulaiti inaugurated the pilot operation of Mowasalat (Karwa)’s electric bus charging station.
Today’s launch coincides with the arrival in Doha of the first batch of electric buses that will be serving the public transit plans for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, thus supporting the hosting of an ecofriendly and carbon-neutral championship.
The electric buses are fully customized to handle the demands of street and weather conditions in Qatar and are equipped with a 350 kWh Lithium-ion battery, the latest and safest proven battery technology in the automotive industry, with an average reach of more than 200km per full charge.
“The test operation of the Mowasalat (Karwa) electric bus charging station represents an important step on implementing the Electric Vehicle Strategy MOTC had developed in cooperation with the bodies concerned, and which is a key part of Qatar’s public transportation plan 2030,” the Minister said.
SOURCE – https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/29/06/2021/Minister-inaugurates-pilot-operation-of-electric-bus-charging-station-at-Mowasalat