Tag: clean buses

ICCT’s European Vehicle Market Statistics 2022/23 Pocketbook

The ICCT’s European Vehicle Market Statistics 2022/23 Pocketbook provides an annual statistical portrait of the state of the EU car, van, truck, and bus markets in their transition to decarbonization. The report includes information from 2001 to 2021 on vehicle sales, fuel economy, greenhouse gases, and other air pollutants. This year’s analysis shows a continued decrease in vehicle sales in the EU market and a stagnation of the electric car market in early 2022 after a steep increase in previous years.

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Electric Buses in Colombia: Leading the adoption of clean fleet in Latin America

Colombia has also set targets for government fleets and for public transportation systems, and cities are required to increase their share of electric bus purchases from 10 per cent in 2025 to 100 per cent in 2035. In 2019, Colombia also passed a national law (levy 1964) offering tax and other incentives to promote EV ownership and usage. The country implemented a supportive procurement policy wherein tenders from 2020 onwards favour 100 per cent electric buses with 15-year-long contracts.

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Electromobility in Paraguay: Introducing 1,000 electric buses by 2027

In June 2022, the Government of Paraguay sanctioned the bill “Incentives and promotion of electric transport in Paraguay” with the aim of establishing a regulatory framework to promote and incentivise the use of electric transport in the public sector. Currently, there are 1,400 diesel buses in operation, of which 50 per cent are conventional buses. The government plans to acquire an average of 200 electric buses each year over the next five years, that is approximately 1,000 buses, to replace the existing fleet.

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