Malta invests €20m in e-buses

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Malta Public Transport has upgraded its bus fleet in recent years and had already introduced a small number of electric vehicles into service in Malta and Gozo. GEOFFREY GIRLING


Malta Public Transport has announced what it says is a historic investment of €20 million in the electrification of the public transport system with the inauguration of its first electric bus charging depot alongside the launch of 30 brand new, fully electric, zero-emission buses. “We are proud to usher in a new era of sustainable public transport in Malta with the launch of our electric buses and charging depot,” remarked Felipe Cosman, Malta Public Transport Chairman, during the official launch ceremony. “This significant investment reflects our commitment to providing a greener, more efficient, and customer-centric transportation system for our community. Together, we can make a significant difference in our journey towards a cleaner and more sustainable future for Malta’s transportation.”