The Federal Ministry for the Environment in Germany is providing an additional 180 million euros for the purchase of electric buses in urban public transport. As a result of the extension, the ministry now intends to pay around € 300 million on the electrification of public transport by 2022.

The funds will be increased, but in coordination with the European Commission, they will be restricted to cities with high levels of nitrogen dioxide pollution.

"More and more cities want to use regular-service electric buses to provide cleaner air, less noise and more climate protection, so the response to our support has been huge, and I am delighted that we are now increasing our support program to help even more cities in their efforts." - Minister Svenja Schulze. So far, eleven projects have been selected for funding in the cities of Aachen, Berlin, Bochum / Gelsenkirchen, Darmstadt, Duisburg, Hanover, Kiel, Leipzig, Offenbach am Main, Osnabrück and Wiesbaden.

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