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Electric buses help solve road congestion, local pollution killing hundreds of thousands and global warming potentially killing all of us. True, where free markets reign as in the United Kingdom beyond London, bus usage is plummeting in the face of disfunctional schedules and punitive prices. However, in London, 20% of buses will be hybrid in 2016 thanks to the beady eye of Transport for London. From Hamburg to Paris, city authorities are forcing bus operators to go pollution-free at point of use by a set date and that will almost always mean pure-electric battery buses. In fact, the really huge potential and some of the most robust government and city directives are seen in East Asia. China and India taken together have nearly three million belching large buses to replace. In addition, China will soon have one million school "midibuses" to make clean. Those hybrid buses t...

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