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60 new energy buses on trial operation in Kunming

By : Kunming|Updated: 2010-07-05

A total of 60 new energy buses have started trial operation on the lines of Bus No. 26 and 90 in Kunming from since July 1. [Photo/Du Wen Lei]

A total of 60 new energy buses have started trial operation on the lines of Bus No. 26 and 90 in Kunming from since July 1.

The fuel for the new energy buses is hybrid materials of oil and electricity, which achieves a fuel saving rate of 20%, and makes the buses low carbon and environmental. Besides, the length of each bus has reaches 10 meters, which is 2 meters longer than the common ones. The capacity of the bus has increased about 20 persons accordingly.

The 60 new energy buses are on trial operation. The Kunming Public Transport Group is planning to introduce new energy green buses.(Editor:Minnie Mao)

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