EFE | Sao Paulo

The first battery-powered bus in the world has been working its route for 10 days in the Sao Paulo suburb of Diadema, where the more than 135,000 passengers it has transported up to now are getting to like this Brazilian project to reduce both noise and greenhouse-gas emissions.

The bus has been carrying passengers since March 5 as part of the conventional urban fleet, which includes buses fueled with diesel, ethanol, biodiesel, hydrogen, and, in some parts of the metropolis, the traditional electric trolleybuses.

Joining the bus fleet in Sao Paulo is the world's first battery-powered bus, which has now been working its route for 10 days in the Sao Paulo suburb
Joining the bus fleet in Sao Paulo is the world's first battery-powered bus, which has now been working its route for 10 days in the Sao Paulo suburb of Diadema, where it has already provided transport for more than 135,000 passengers. EFE
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