Yesterday, Ugandan assembled Kayoola Electric Buses also known as Kayoola EVs were paraded before the public and other stakeholders.
They are made from Luweero Industries Limited, in Nakasongola, as part of the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) under the Ministry of defence and veteran affairs.
According to our sources, the buses were designed by Ugandan Engineers from Kiira Motors Corporation under an arrangement with a Chinese automobile company.
The Kayoola EVS’ are able to transport 90 passengers, 49 sitting and 41 standing. Under one single charge, the Kayoola EVS can run for 300km. The buses will be piloted on Kampala-Entebbe road through the Eco-bus project under Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).