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In the last ten years, transport emissions in Chile have increased by about 20%. In 2013 they amounted to 24.5 MtCO2e and accounted for 29% of the country’s total emissions. With 89%, road transport is the largest emitter, mainly from trucks and buses.

Since 2017, the Chilean government has been pursuing an electric mobility strategy with the ambitious goal of converting 40% of the passenger car fleet and 100% of buses to electric vehicles by 2050.

The Chilean Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications and the Chilean Ministry of Environment cooperates with GIZ in implementing their Electric Mobility Strategy through the Moving Chile project.

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