January 9, 2014 | David

I like buses. But getting a lungful of diesel fumes when the bus pulls up to the stop is nasty. New wirelessly charged electric buses could make that a thing of the past.

Eight wireless buses will start carrying passengers in Milton Keynes this month - the first time the technology has been used in the UK. They're quiet and don't pollute the air. If the electricity used to charge them is renewable they won't add any carbon to the atmosphere at all. I can't wait for public transport near me to get this upgrade.


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The buses are charged wirelessly via electric induction pads fixed to the road, rather than cables.


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