Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is strengthening the charging station infrastructure for electric cars, the number of which is increasing throughout the city. A total of 14 stations were installed in 24 car parks within İZELMAN. Electric vehicle owners benefit from parking lots with a 50 percent discount.
Working in line with the "zero carbon" target of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer in 2050, the Metropolitan Municipality continues its efforts to spread electric vehicles in the city. İZELMAN INC. A total of 14 electric vehicle charging stations were installed in 24 open and closed parking lots.
Charging station in all parking lots by the end of the target year
İZELMAN INC. General Manager Burak Alp Ersen said that it is aimed to have charging stations in all parking lots by the end of the year. Ersen said, “In 2022, İZELMAN A.Ş. We aim to increase the number of electric vehicles in our company from 74 to 100. We plan to use some of these vehicles as Izmir Metropolitan Municipality service vehicles, and to include some of them in the MOOV application.” Ersen, who also gave information about the MOOV application, the vehicle sharing platform with which İzmir Metropolitan Municipality cooperates to encourage the use of electric vehicles, said, “By deploying 15 fully electric vehicles to the vehicle sharing system, which is widely used in European countries, our citizens of İzmir can use fully electric vehicles through the MOOV application. we provided. In this way, our main goal is to ensure that vehicles with low carbon emissions become widespread in our city. It is planned to popularize electric vehicles instead of fossil fuel vehicles by 2030 in European Union member countries. We will continue to work towards the same goal," he said.
Prepared Turkey's first Green City Action Plan
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, which has prepared Turkey's first Green City Action Plan, carries out multi-faceted studies to reduce the effects of the climate crisis and to create a climate-resilient city. Within the framework of the European Union's commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 percent by 40, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer signed the Presidents' Agreement. Energy and climate action plans were prepared in line with this goal. Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer recently announced that they have participated in the "Cities Race to Zero" program, which aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions until 2050, within the scope of combating the climate crisis, and that they have set a net zero carbon emission target for 2050. Providing service with 20 fully electric buses in public transportation, the Metropolitan will start work to purchase 2022 electric buses in 100.
Car parks with charging stations
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