The EVRT was flagged off by Ben Pullen, co-founder and managing director, Global EVRT, at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. A big crowd got a likelihood to see the electric automobiles at WFES, just before they took to the road.
Eng Suhail al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy, stated, “We pursue a diverse mix of energy strategies and we are also open to a diverse mix of mobility. We hope people with EVs will be able to travel all over the GCC soon.”
Participants entered Oman from Al Ain on Friday and stopped overnight in Sohar.
On Saturday, the initial charging station was opened at Crowne Plaza Sohar.
“Expanding infrastructure is something to truly celebrate, giving all residents and visitors of Sohar who own an electric vehicle the support needed to drive and charge with ease for years to come. EV owners will then be able to drive between the UAE and Oman – exciting beginnings,” stated the business.
The road trip participants will drive to Muscat on Sunday whilst Monday will see a host of public events.
The day will commence with ‘Future Mobility Round Table’ at InterContinental Muscat, exactly where important stakeholders of Oman in the industries of transport and wise cities will go over the successes, challenges and plans for the future. “The first event of its kind in Oman, this will be a unique chance for government and industry to explore the next steps in the future of mobility in this fast evolving region,” the business stated.
The second charging station in Oman will open at InterContinental Muscat on Monday following which public will be provided a likelihood to expertise the variety of electric automobiles.
On Tuesday, EVRT will head for Sohar and from there to Fujairah and Ras al Khaimah just before passing via Umm al Quwain, Ajman and Sharjah.
The automobiles will attain the final location at The Sustainable City in Dubai on Friday.
Information Source: Muscat Daily