Electric cars to transport tourists around downtown HCM City

Created 26 May 2017
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HCM City authorities have approved a pilot project to operate electric cars in downtown HCM City. The city-based company Kingtour will operate 20 electric cars, each carrying from eight to 14 passengers, on three routes.

Electric cars serving tourists in HCM City.


These electric cars will travel through well-known tourist sites such as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the city’s Post Office, the Reunification Palace, the Workers Cultural Palace; Tao Dan Park, Binh Tay Market, aGoddess Thien Hau Pagoda, and An Dong Market.

Major stopovers are Sofitel Plaza Sai Gon (17 Le Duan St); New World Hotel (76 Le Lai St); Sheraton Hotel (88 Dong Khoi St); Victory Hotel (14 Vo Van Tan St); and Ocean Palace Restaurant (2 Le Duan St).

The cars will operate from 8am to 4pm and 7pm to 11pm every day, with tickets priced at VNĐ12,000 for a full trip and VNĐ6,000 for a half journey.

The start date has yet to be announced. 



Source: VNS

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