“We are especially focused on mass transit buses issue,” stated Mayor Edgar Patana, who met with Cofadena general manager, Ronald Cuba.
The vehicle manufactured by this military institution has a driving range of 385 kilometres and is valued at USD 130,000. Cuba suggested proposed a demonstration of the CNG bus benefits and a reduction in the purchase cost depending on the number of units the municipality of El Alto intends to acquire.
This new product offer reflects the importance NGVs has gained in Bolivia, where free conversion to natural gas program has already been launched in order to expand the use of this fuel in transport. In addition, last week, YPFB Corporation promoted the use of natural gas to avoid pollution at the fair of the International Earth Day.