SUZHOU, China, Nov. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 6, 2022, the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) kicked off in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The conference focuses on "implementation" and discusses climate issues from a practical level. As the only Chinese bus brand serving COP27, thirty Higer electric bus units provide the zero-carbon transportation service for the conference. Higer bus, the leading clean technology bus company in China, shows the commitment and strength to serve such international conferences and provides China's solution to climate challenges in the global public transport industry.
The buses, built jointly by Higer and its Egyptian partner, G Company, circulate between Sharm el-Sheikh, the blue zone and the green zone of the compound, offering excellent services to government officials and representatives of international organizations. The futuristic design language, zero carbon emissions and comfortable driving experience have attracted attention and praise from people from all walks of life.
In 2020, G Company and Higer Bus agreed to localize bus production to achieve Egypt's green ambitions. As a result, G Company has invested in building a modern manufacturing infrastructure and started producing Higer's clean technology bus. Higer's extensive experience in overseas KD projects and their shared green vision aligned the two parties and signed a contract to build electric buses in Egypt for COP27 transport services.
People familiar with the matter said these customized buses, painted with unique conference patterns, air suspension and increased air conditioning and battery capacity, are designed for Egypt's local environment and the needs of the COP27 shuttle service.
"We have formed and dispatched a special task force for COP27 consisting of thirteen veteran engineers with G Company. The team maintains the vehicles to ensure smooth operation during the conference," said a Higer service staff member. in the place.
In the context of the growing energy crisis and extreme weather events, the electric and low-carbon transformation of the transportation industry has become a global consensus. Xia Guolin, Africa Director of Higer Bus, said: "In order to achieve the goal of reducing carbon emissions, the transport sector must accelerate the reform process. The joint project shows Egypt's commitment to accelerating the transformation of transport zero-emission public transport, and China's sustainable mobility solutions to counteract climate change".
COP27 demonstrates the growing determination to tackle the world's climate challenges. To proactively respond to the conference initiative, Higer Bus will continuously contribute to energy conservation and emission reduction, providing more reliable clean technology products and efficient services, building a sustainable future in terms of harmonious coexistence between human beings, the vehicle and nature.
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