Mohamed El Mohandes, head of the Engineering Industries Chamber of the Federation of Industries, predicted that the electric cars will be launched on the streets of Cairo, Alexandria and the tourist governorates in the middle of next year and the beginning will be by means of mass transport «passenger buses and tourist buses».
He said that the Ministry of Military Production is the one who adopts this project and invited the Federation of Industries to participate in a wide range of meetings held under the title «Egypts future plan in the means of transport» in order to replace gasoline-powered buses with electric ones to reduce pollution and environmental conservation, Said that two expanded meetings were held with the participation of Eng. Mohamed El Sewedy, the President of the Federation, the Chamber of Engineering Industries, the Automotive and Feeding Industries Division of the Chamber and the formation of a group of committees to prepare the technical reports of the work plan. The meeting will be held in early May. The focus will be on giving priority to buses in the first phase, followed by cars, trucks and taxis.