Britain’s iconic double-decker red bus is receiving a makeover, but critics are calling the bus a waste of money, saying it’s more about style than substance. Among its features—aside from its more aerodynamic look—the technology could deliver a 40 percent increase in fuel efficiency and a 40 percent decrease in CO2 emissions. The buses have three entrances and feature hybrid-electric engines in each wheel.
Watch the BBC report here.
Take a tour through the bus design below.
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