Cop26 electric bus kicks off Glasgow tour (2)

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(XINHUA) – LONDON, OCTOBER 19 – A fleet of single-deck electric vehicles from Adl-Byd will serve as a shuttle for delegates attending the Cop26 conference. Trudy Harrison, Under Secretary of State at the Department of Transport, said Monday’s bus tour launch event, close to COP26, was “a wonderful example of the collaboration and innovation” needed to achieve emissions targets.

The UK government recently pledged to invest more to support the transition to cleaner vehicles.

Paul Davies, chairman and CEO of ADL, told Xinhua that by working with BYD, one of the world’s largest battery companies, he has successfully brought advanced technology to the UK and accelerated zero emission programs for buses. .

“Before BYD, the bus battery technology in the UK was very backward,” Davies explained, “China was the starting point for new energy vehicles. We are very proud to partner with them here in the UK. United in the electric bus sector in the United Kingdom “. (CONTINUED)

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