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Here's a list of places where modern day electric buses are already in use:AsiaMalaysia MalaccaIndia India's first electric bus has been launched in Bangalore.ChinaBeijing's electric bus fleet in service during the 2008 Olympics. Beijing Shanghai (capabuses). Yancheng.JapanCommunity Bus "Hamurun" Community Bus "Hamurun" (Operated by Nishi Tokyo Bus) in Hamura, Tokyo since March 10, 2012 Community Bus "Sumida Hyakkei" (Operated by Keisei Bus) in Sumida, Tokyo since March 20, 2012South KoreaSeoul's "Peanut Bus" heading to N Seoul Tower at Mt. Namsan. Seoul has 15 electric buses nicknamed "Peanut Bus" for their shape, transferring people from subway stations in downtown to the N Seoul Tower, circulating Mt. Namsan. Seoul's Gangnam District will have 11 electric buses in operation from February 2013 and 270 electric buses by the end of 2013, increasing to 400 buses by 2014. At least 3,500 electric buses will be introduced in phases until 2020, which will account for half of Seoul's bus fleet. Gumi will have the world's first wireless electric bus, known as Online Electric Vehicle, in operation from July 2013 developed by KAIST. Electricity is wirelessly fed into the bus from the tracks. Pohang will have automatically battery switching electric buses in operation from July 2013. Unlike conventional plug-in charging buses, the battery pack is automatically swapped with a fully charged one before complete drainage.CanadaQuébec Réseau de transport de la Capitale, Quebec City's public transit authority has integrated 8 electric buses to its fleet in 2008 to serve the Old City. The Tecnobus Gulliver buses can carry up to 20 passengers and runs on $3.25 worth of electricity per day. Montreal, bus fleet going all-electric by 2025.EuropeThere is an European Union directive that mandates the purchase of electric buses for public services. Gruppo Torinese Trasporti — Turin, ItalySpain Empresa Malagueña de Transportes (EMT), S.A.M Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid (20 all-electric and 20 hybrid diesel-electric buses) Councillor for the Environment, Figueres  León: Minibus Tecnobus Gulliver  Seville Finland Espoo Cobus EL2500 (bus 11 Friisilä-Tapiola CentreSwitzerlandABB TOSA Energy Transfer System transport public genève (tpg) introduce TOSA Flash Mobility, Clean City, Smart Bus a new system of mass transport with electric “flash” recharging of the buses at selected bus stops.
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