Between now and 2020, 372 more buses must be replaced as part of Cuenca’s public transportation improvement plan. In the last three months, urban transporters have purchased 58 new buses: 50 Euro III and eight Euro V. They are the first units of the 430 that must be changed by 2020 as part of the plan. The companies that make up the Chamber of Transport have the freedom to choose the technology they will purchase, but the new buses must guarantee a limit of opacity (contamination by gases) of five percent in the first 18 years of useful life and…
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