Whether we see electric powered transport in the future could depend on the success or failure of a pilot scheme started today in Milton Keynes.
Eight battery powered buses are taking over a bus route through the town, using wireless technology to charge up rather than plugging into the mains. But as Elodie Harper reports the groundbreaking trial got off to a bumpy start...
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Around 170 officers and staff from Cambridgeshire police, were drafted in to manage the demonstration.