Environment Department to import electric vehicles for feasibility study in its drive to reduce fossil-fuel emissions

The Department of the Environment (DoE) is continuing its drive to reduce the country’s fossil-fuel carbon emissions and is now engaged in a project to test electric vehicles.

Daryl George, Senior Environment Officer at the DoE, says the bus and taxi associations have been earmarked to take part in this environmentally friendly initiative.

Accordingly, more than a dozen electric vehicles are being imported as part of the feasibility study, he says.

George notes that two electric buses have already been procured and are being used in the school-bus system at present.  However, he admits that there are some kinks to be ironed out regarding the proper maintenance of these vehicles.