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Metrotrans East Africa Limited Adds 5 Electric Buses To Its Fleet In Kenya

Metrotrans Ltd, one of Nairobi’s leading public transport operators, has announced the introduction of 5 electric buses as part of its fleet. Metrotrans is a Nairobi-based Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (Sacco), whose fleet plies Nairobi routes with an aim to promote efficient and sustainable public transportation systems. In Kenya, … [continued]

Kenya & European Commission Sign €348 Million Financing Agreement For Electric Bus Rapid Lane

Kenya and the European Commission have reached an agreement for a €347.6 million financing arrangement for East Africa’s first dedicated electric bus rapid lane. The agreement was signed during a meeting between President William Ruto and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, at the European Commission … [continued]

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Trademark Hotel Launches Electric Car Hotel Transfer Service in Nairobi

The Trademark Hotel has become the first hotel in Kenya to adopt electric vehicles for its passenger shuttle service. Trademark is a 4-star hotel situated in Nairobi’s Gigiri area. Gigiri is also where the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is based. The UNEP is responsible for coordinating responses to environmental … [continued]

It’s All In The Numbers! A Deep Dive Into ICE Motorcycle Fleet Data Convinces Kimosop…

Motorcycle taxis are the most preferred mode of last-mile connectivity in East Africa. Unfortunately, motorcycle taxis in Africa’s urban cities are one of the main sources of pollution and chaos on the roads. By building a product that reduces the rider’s expenses in terms of maintenance, fueling, and asset acquisition of the motorcycle taxis, Ecobodaa hopes to build a more resilient and sustainable urban mobility solution.