Brazil: Electrification of bus fleets comes up against billionaire cost

Replacing vehicles in 18 Brazilian capitals would cost US$7.8 billion per year, but fuel savings would be 73%.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The replacement of urban diesel buses with 100% electric models is an idea that has been gaining momentum in several cities in Brazil, but its effectiveness runs into a billionaire cost.

A survey conducted by Poder360, based on data from the industry and the transportation sector . . .

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