20.05.2011 16.Ijar, 5771 Tag 31 des Omer
Swedish bus to run to Herzliya for the next couple weeks; engine saves about 30% in fuel consumption, 50% in air pollution.
The Metropoline Transit Company began using a hybrid Volvo bus this week in Kfar Saba, which will run along the city’s popular No. 29 line to the Herzlia Marina for the next couple weeks until being sent back to Sweden, the company said.
The bus’s diesel-electric powerplant saves about 30 percent in fuel while producing 50% less air pollution than most of the country’s buses, although each unit is about 50% more expensive to purchase, Metropoline CEO Ilan Karni told The Jerusalem Poston Thursday….