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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