International Public Transport Union's "Environment and Sustainable Development Award", Turkey's first electric bus fleet in establishing the public transport and electricity was given to ESHOT continues to work on its plant will be used to produce these vehicles. This da honor award. Of Izmir transportation was presented at the Taşıma World Public Transport Summit and Fair esi in Canada.
The electric bus attack of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which is acting with the principle of environmental, economic, comfortable and sustainable public transportation, also echoed outside the country. The fact that ESHOT, the transportation company of the Metropolitan Municipality, which has launched the 20 Unit full electric bus last April, will meet the electricity energy that the buses will consume in the Buca Gediz Workshop, has not escaped the attention of the International Public Transport Association (UITP).
The ve Electric Bus and Solar Power Plant Integrated Project ”launched by the General Directorate of ESHOT was awarded the Otobüs Environment and Sustainable Development Award ral by UITP for being the first in the world in this field.
In Canada, "World Public Transport Summit and Exhibition" ESHOT Vice President at a ceremony held at the Fazil Meter, this important award, Turkey's ambassador to Canada, Selcuk Unal and UITP secretary-general Alain Flaush the hand.
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After long studies and research work, Izmir's electric buses produced according to the geographical and climatic conditions of the city, 250 km. he can take the road, he does not use any energy source other than electricity. Electric buses, which reduce carbon emissions to zero, save over 80 percent of diesel buses and offer quiet and comfortable travel.
In addition, the feasibility report prepared by the General Directorate of ESHOT for the purchase of 400 electric buses was approved by the Ministry of Development and included in the investment budget.