Mongolia has imported 10 electric buses from China for transportation in Ulaanbaatar. The electric buses began operation earlier today (20 January) on a three month-long trial. According to officials, the buses can handle -50 and -60 Celsius temperatures and can be recharged after 15-20 minutes. The buses have 36 seats and run 200 km when fully charged.
The Ulaanbaatar City Administration is committed to decreasing air-pollution in the Mongolian capital; replacing the old diesel buses is a step in that direction.