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TN govt to launch electric buses in Chennai, Coimbatore

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The government Wednesday said it would soon launch 100 electric buses in the state, in collaboration with UK-based

M R Vijayabhaskar met a delegation from UK, an official release said.

The government decision was part of efforts to minimimse carbon emissions.

Of the 100 electric buses, 80 would be operating in Chennai and 20 in Coimbatore, the release said.

Cities Finance Facility supports major cities to prepare and deliver climate change projects.

It is funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, and

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 22:00 IST