return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Over 100 electric cars to put into operation in Hoi An

A fleet of 120 electric cars from the Hoi An Shuttle Bus (HSB) brand are officially set to come into operation in the ancient town of Hoi An.

 

{keywords}
 

 

As planned, HSB will launch 30 electric vehicles in the period between July and October with a fleet of 120 cars being put into action from November.

Tran Trung Quang, business deputy director of HSB, said that an improved transport system will contribute to preserving the urban area. He added that HSB hopes to collaborate with other units in order to preserve Hoi An’s cultural heritage through the implementation of a public means of transport that does not create excessive pollution.

HSB electric cars care able to accommodate between six and 10 people and have been designed and coloured to match the characteristics of the ancient town of Hoi An.

In addition, HSB will also introduce electric vehicles equipped with air conditioners to meet the travel demands of visitors, even in unfavourable weather conditions.

After six months of operation, HSB plans to deploy a booking and tracking system through its website and mobile application. Thanks to the system, guests will be able to purchase daily, weekly, and monthly tickets in addition to having the ability to monitor their journey via mobile apps.

It is hoped that HSB will be versatile in order to accommodate the needs of visitors. Once the product is in full operation, tourists will be able to design their route according to their own itinerary through the website and mobile apps, book cars in advance, and even book tour guides to facilitate their travel plans.

VOV

MORE NEWS

Sea tourism and expectations for a 'made in Vietnam' fleet

The number of cruise tourists accounts for only 2-3% of the total number of international visitors to Vietnam.

Hanoi’s tourism sector rakes in over VND1 trillion during Tet holiday

The capital expects to welcome roughly 332,000 visitors, including 32,000 international guests, during the Lunar New Year holiday from January 21 to January 26, with total revenue anticipated to reach more than VND1 trillion.

Stone lion statues - Symbol of stone sculpture art of Ly Dynasty

According to Buddhism, lion is the embodiment of intellectual power, but with stars on the body, the stone lions of the Ba Tam pagoda-temple also have the meaning of carrying the moving sky.

Vietnam's retail market predicted to bustle in 2023

Although 2023 is forecast to see many difficulties, experts expect this is a recovery year of the retail sector after COVID-19 pandemic as there are many signs showing the return of investors and higher demands.

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry targets US$27 billion in 2023 exports

The leather and footwear industry is striving to reach US$27 billion in export turnover in 2023, an increase of about 10% compared to one year earlier amid shrinking major markets and falling demand.

Discovering artisans' skills in Thanh Ha ancient pottery village

If pottery villages now mainly use molds, artisans in the Thanh Ha ancient pottery village in Hoi An city, Quang Nam, have kept their traditional method of making pottery - hand made and wheel thrown.

Destinations across Vietnam report surges in holiday-maker numbers during Tet

Tourist attractions across Vietnam have lured large numbers of holiday-markers during the week-long Lunar New Year (Tet) festival from January 20-26.

EVFTA presents tremendous trade, investment advantages

Commitments outlined in the EVFTA on both trade and investment are expected to contribute to attracting European businesses and investors to expand their activities in Vietnam, further promoting trade and investment cooperation.

10 houses with special architecture in Vietnam

With bold ideas, architects can create houses that are both aesthetic and functional. Here are 10 interesting houses in Vietnam.

89 people killed in traffic accidents during seven-day Tet holiday

A total of 152 traffic accidents occurred nationwide, killing 89 people and injuring 111 others during the 2023 Tet Lunar New Year holiday from January 20-26, reported the Traffic Police Department.

End of Tet holiday marked by high traffic congestion around major cities

In a bid to avoid the congestion, many people opted to return on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning.

Water resources planning scheme for 2021-2030 announced

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has announced a water resources planning scheme for the 2021-2030 period with a vision to 2050, which was approved by the Prime Minister in December 2022.

Vietnamese businesses could join global supply chains with sound strategies: experts

A survey conducted by the association showed 63% of Japanese enterprises said they would continue investing in operation expansion in the next 1-2 years, reflecting that investors have great expectations for Vietnam's economic growth.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau welcomes nearly 2,400 international cruise tourists

International cruise ship Mein Schiff 5 with 2,370 tourists docked at SP-PSA port on January 26.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES JANUARY 26

Da Lat faces traffic congestion due to tourist surge
back_to_top