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20th February, 2020

State buys electric cars for hospitals

The state health care supplier centre ÁEEK has purchased 249 electric cars for hospitals for Ft 3 billion, head of the institution Miklós Gondos announced on Wednesday.

The installation of 135 charging stations is underway, he said, adding that hospitals have to pay the operating costs of the vehicles, including insurance fees.

The cars bought may run for 200km on one charge.

The government aims to increase the number of electric cars in the government car fleet to 30% by 2030, Portfolio underlined.

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