By Our Reporters
Uganda’s automakers Kiira Motors Corporation Ltd who are championing green mobility solutions in Africa have handed over one of their premium products – the Kayoola EVs -fully electric bus to Uganda Airlines to support its operations at the Entebbe International Airport.
The Uganda Airlines CEO Ms. Jennifer Bamuturaki received the keys for the Kayoola EVs bus from the Kiira Motors Corporation Executive Chairman ,Prof. Sandy Stevens Tickodri- Togboa at the company ‘s offices in Entebbe.
“The new electric bus marks a journey of running sustainable operations at the Uganda Airlines. .We are embracing electric transport to offer a unique experience for our guests at the airport while also mitigating against the negative effects of pollution and the rising cost of fuel. We are happy that a Ugandan company -Kiira Motors is ready to supply to us the Kayoola Electric buses for our operations ,” Bamuturaki stated .
The move follows President Yoweri Museveni’s directive that Uganda should transition from fossil fuels to E-mobility to reduce pollution and offer an organized -cheap transport solution for Kampala city and other urban centers.
According to the president these quick interventions will help to decongest the city as commuters will adapt to a modern , quick , safe and clean Rapid Mass Transport System within Kampala city and other urban centers.
Prof . Tickodri said that Kiira Motors -Uganda’s automotive industry flagship was taking the lead to realise the government of Uganda ‘s initiatives -towards building a robust, competitive and sustainable mobility industrial value chain in the country .
The goal is to produce 500,000 vehicles annually in Uganda by 2030- along with the establishment of efficient, integrated, sustainable, safe and inclusive public transport system(s); and promotion of environmentally friendly transport solutions.
About Kiira Motors Corporation Ltd
Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) is a mobility enterprise established to champion value addition in the nascent mobility industry in Uganda through technology transfer, contract manufacturing and supply chain localization. The core business of KMC is to develop, make and sell sustainable mobility solutions (motor vehicles, parts, systems & services) in Africa. The company is now taking orders to produce and supply buses .
Do you want to buy a locally made durable bus (both electric and diesel ) please contact Kiira Motors Corporation at their home in Ntinda, Kampala Uganda.
Telephone contact ;0783039613
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