“Apart from lowering our carbon emissions, local residents will also benefit from this contract through job opportunities.”The green initiative will also pay tribute to local tradesmen and all parts will be manufactured and assembled locally.
“The contractor will be employing local staff and will have to source some of the bus components from local suppliers.De Lille ended by saying that this would be the first time electric buses are manufactured and assembled in Cape Town. This is just one of the Western Cape Government's initiatives to address the traffic situation. At the beginning of October, we celebrated Carpool Week in lieu of Transport Month. CLICK BELOW to read up about the benefits of carpooling and how you could get involved. Or, click on one of the related titles below to read more: