September 19, 2019. Bulgaria’s Gabrovo municipality said on Thursday that it has signed a 3.16 million levs (USD1.79 million/1.62 million euros) deal with Bulgarian Autumotive Industry for the purchase of eight buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) for the needs of its public transport system.

The project benefits from European Union funding under Operational Programme Regions in Growth 2014-2020, Gabrovo municipality said in a notice.

The contract was signed on September 12. Six companies tabled offers in the procedure for awarding the contract.