COP26: Switch Mobility showcases zero-emission vehicles in Glasgow and the Green Zone

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08.11.21
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Hear from Switch’s industry experts, jump on board the Move Better Bus and ‘Experience Electric’ on route 398. 

How can we MOVE BETTER? 

Electric vehicle company Switch Mobility are currently live at COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, demonstrating the role they are playing in helping cities across the world transition to a zero-emission future. 

Switch is one of 11 companies chosen to officially exhibit as part of the UK Green Zone EV and Hydrogen showcase. Here, visitors can explore the future of urban mobility aboard the Move Better Bus – an electric Metrodecker that has been turned into an educational exhibition for the conference. 

Dr. Andy Palmer, CEO and Executive Vice Chairman of Switch, and Sarwant Singh, President and Chief Planning Officer of Switch, and CEO of OHM Global Mobility, are contributing to a number of events including:

Mon 8th November –  Dr. Andy Palmer

Scaling clean transport: An honest conversation about the key challenges that could slow us, and options to solve them. 

Tues 9th November – Sarwant Singh

RouteZero: driving innovation forward on zero. 

Weds 10th November – Dr. Andy Palmer

Charging up? Maturing the market for EVs, in Britain and across the world. 

In addition to contributing as part of the official COP26 Green Zone, Switch Mobility has partnered with Abellio and ScotRail to electrify Glasgow’s route 398 for the duration of the summit. The 100% electric Switch buses will be operating between Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central Station, and are free for all to use. 

“We are immensely proud to be just one of a small number of transport companies taking part in COP26. It is testament to our status as a net zero company, as well as a producer of zero emission vehicles. We are showcasing the role we are playing now in helping cities across the world make the switch to zero carbon mobility.” Dr. Andy Palmer, CEO and Executive Vice Chairman

Visit the COP26 page for more information.