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Thursday, 19 December 2019

AOI agrees with Japan’s Toyota Tsusho to manufacture 240k nat-gas minibuses

The Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) has agreed with Japan’s Toyota Tsusho Corporation to manufacture 240k natural gas-powered minibuses, according to Al Mal. The AOI has already approached 11 global auto companies as it looks for a partner on the project to replace the diesel buses by manufacturing new ones domestically. The AOI is planning to have the first natgas-powered microbus by June 2020, head Abdel Moneim Al Terras told the press.

In related news: Egypt will receive 30 natural gas-powered buses by the end of January, Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel Saeed said, according to Al Mal. This will be the first batch of a EGP 442 mn order for 121 buses.

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