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Bhutan seeks to spread happiness with electric cars

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  • Writer: Anuradha Sharma and Vishal Arora
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Is Bhutan ready for even “happier” times? While the world is mired in the politics of climate change, Bhutan has announced that it will replace all its government vehicles and taxis with electric cars. 

Bhutan plans to soon replace all its taxis and government vehicles with electric cars and buses.

The move, aimed at making the Himalayan kingdom-turned-democracy a global hotspot for electric cars and demonstrating green power, will involve using Nissan Leaf cars to replace fossil fuel-driven vehicles by March.

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