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Uganda Unveils its First Solar-powered Bus

A solar-powered bus described by its Ugandan makers as the first in Africa has made its public debut. Kiira Motors' electric bus was displayed recently at a stadium in Uganda's capital. Kayoola is the brand name for the new bus, which is powered by solar panels on its roof.  It seats 35 passengers and its maker hopes the Kayoola will become the first public bus in Africa to be powered by the sun. The engines of these electrically-powered buses are completely silent,...

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