Ministry of the Environment trust project that industry, academia and government of Kumamoto including Kumamoto University played a key role pushes forward "EV system technology development for large car enabling EV bus, spread of trucks expansion" on route bus which is the main force of local public transport "exhaust gas zero" to make EV bus (electric bus) of "there is little CO2 emission" "good mileage" widely available.
This project realizes high spread of utility type EV bus at low price using latest electric car technology and aims at society implementation of nationwide EV bus and plans the first proof examination on business line of kyushusanko bus from February, 2018.
We hold proof examination start ceremony that we included announcement and test ride of proof examination car in with the following point. We would appreciate the industry, academia and government person concerned, gathering of general citizens of the prefecture.
The date and time: Friday, January 19, 2018 from 14:30 to 16:30
Place: Hotel Kumamoto terusa 3F convention hall "tai tree" (Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi Park 28-51)
On the day EV bus test-ride event is possible, too. (first-come-first-served basis)
About contents, participation application for ceremony, please see following HP in detail.
Guidance (external link) of EV bus proof examination start ceremony
About start of proof examination of EV bus (external link)
About nickname offer of EV bus (the deadline: on January 5, 2018)