Gargantuan Bus (Largest in World) Transports 256 Passengers

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  1. sobore
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    http://cleantechnica.com/2012/08/31/largest-bus-in-world-passengers/

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    The macdaddy of buses has hit the scene. Meet the AutoTram Extra Grand: a 98-foot, 256 passenger carrier. The bus, which concept developer Fraunhofer IVI hails as the largest bus in the world, has some green features, including a battery storage system that enables all-electric operation for up to 8 kilometers.
    The prototype of the beastly bus is expected to be tested in Dresden in late 2012.

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    Kind of reminds me of the really long trams then have in the Disney parking lots.

    It say's it can used in BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) systems, but no word on the top speed.
     
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