The University of Malaga has added three Silence electric scooters to its fleet in its commitment to sustainability. The scooters will be used by members of the Maintenance Service in their inter and extra campus trips to carry out their tasks.
The presentation took place in the Teatinos Campus, at the entrance of the Faculty of Sciences, and the Botanical Garden, was attended by Óscar de Cózar, Secretary Director of the Vice-rectorate of Smart-Campus, Miguel Medina Del Pozo, Director of the Service of the same Vice-rectorate, and José Ángel Ledo, Responsible of Silence’s national distribution network.
The acquisition responds to the environmental policy of the University of Malaga, in favor of actions to reduce the environmental impact derived from its activities and to promote and raise awareness about the use of zero emission vehicles to all University staff and students.
Óscar de Cózar wanted to point out that
“The University of Malaga is committed, through its own conviction and policy, to change social behavior through the awareness and training of university students towards a more sustainable and environmentally friendly society.”
Malaga, sustainable city
Malaga is one of the Spanish cities where more is betting on the use of electric vehicles, with several government projects and state conferences on electric mobility in progress. The University of Malaga, the first Spanish university to incorporate electric motorcycles into its fleet, joins the use of electric vehicles, reinforcing the city’s commitment to reduce pollutant emissions from road traffic and acting as a prescriber towards more sustainable forms of mobility.