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Electric bus deal goes to cabinet meet

Yellow bus in Bangkok, Thailand. Zhong Tong chassis, bodywork by Thonburi Bus Body Co., Ltd.

Yellow bus in Bangkok, Thailand. Zhong Tong chassis, bodywork by Thonburi Bus Body Co., Ltd. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.


The Transport Ministry will ask the cabinet on Tuesday to approve a purchase of 200 electric vehicles to replace ageing city buses under a plan to offer better services and reduce air pollution.

If the cabinet approves, the government will call bidding immediately, said Deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck.

Full story: Bangkok Post

AMORNRAT MAHITTHIROOK