11 Oct '17, 7pm

via @HybridCarsCom

Volvo, in collaboration with Manchester’s transport authority, is now conducting a public trial and demonstration tour of its Volvo 7900e “Metroshuttle” on Manchester’s streets. The demonstration tour started in mid-September, serving the city of Manchester as a free transport service for eight weeks. From Manchester, the Metroshuttle is expected to head to London’s Heathrow Airport for an additional eight weeks to transport passengers and staff to and from designated areas, such as garages and terminals. “Congestion is a crippling problem facing so many roads in Greater Manchester,” said Andy Burnham, mayor of Greater Manchester. “It affects people’s quality of life, it costs our businesses and it creates poor air quality that contributes to illness and premature death. This can’t carry on.” Volvo’s e-bus on the street in the UK. On a larger scale, the United Kingdom has ...

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