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Latin America EV Sales Report, Part 3: Leaders on the Podium (Colombia, Uruguay, Costa Rica)

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continued] The post Latin America EV Sales Report, Part 3: Leaders on the Podium (Colombia, Uruguay, Costa Rica) appeared first on CleanTechnica. And so we get to the last part of our report, regarding the three countries leading the region in EV.

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Uruguay launches first BYD battery-electric buses; projecting 500 by 2015

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in partnership with Chinese automaker BYD Ltd, introduced the first battery-electric 12-meter rapid transit bus in Uruguay and the region. By 2015 it is expected that more than 500 BYD electric buses will be running on the streets and roads of Uruguay. Buquebus and CTS Auto S.A.,

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BYD wins order for another 406 electric buses in Bogotá, Colombia

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The buses were tendered by the Bogotá City Public Transport Authority (TRANSMILENIO S.A.). A joint venture between Colombian business group Fanalca and international public transport operator Transdev used BYD’s integrated E-bus solutions to bid and successfully won the tender.

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Bogotá orders 379 electric buses from BYD

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BYD will provide the Colombian capital of Bogotá with a fleet of 379 pure electric buses, in a deal awarded by the capital’s TransMilenio SA mass transport authority. This fleet will begin operations in September 2020, giving Bogotá the largest electric bus fleet on the continent and one of the largest in the world.

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BYD to add another 183 electric buses to Santiago’s fleet

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The Chilean Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Gloria Hutt, recently announced a new order for 183 BYD electric buses for the Chilean capital of Santiago, due to arrive in August of this year. The first 100 BYD buses were delivered to Santiago in December 2018.

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South America Plugin Vehicle Markets, A Brief Overview — Part 3: Uruguay & Colombia

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By Juan Diego Celemín Mojica “Passionate for all things Latin American, I’ve been closely following the energy and mobility transitions since they started to be present south of the Equator.”

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Latin America EV Market Share H1 2023, Part 3: Leaders of the Pack (Colombia, Uruguay & Costa Rica)

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And we’re back, with the last part of our report on Latin America EV market share! If you haven’t read the previous articles, you can check them out here: Latin America EV Market Share Part 1 Latin America EV Market Share Part 2 In here, we will meet the market leaders, most of which have […]