A Nairobi-based inexperienced mobility firm on Wednesday unveiled an electrical bus its inventors hope will encourage environmentally-friendly commuting in a metropolis the place smog-belching minivans are a much more acquainted sight.
This video exhibits the brightly-painted bus pulling out into the infamous morning site visitors within the metropolis of almost 5 million.
The town solely has one charging station and electrical automobiles stay a rarity on its roads, regardless of the federal government slashing taxes to attempt to spur their uptake.
However that has not deterred Roam, the Kenyan-Swedish firm behind the 77-seat bus.
“This represents a shift in the direction of higher transport the place we will have folks experience in consolation and benefit from the experience with a transparent conscience as a result of we’re speaking about zero emissions,” Roam’s venture coordinator Dennis Wakaba instructed AFP.