Quanzhou, in China was awarded best in the world for its environemtnal efforts at the Nations in Bloom awards in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Seattle, US, came second, also collecting a gold award and Puyang, China came third with a silver award
A dutch company has invented a unique city bus with its engine in its wheels. The inventor of the bus, the Apeldoorn-based company e-Traction(r), says the innovation will cut energy consumption by at least 50% and drastically reduce noise levels and emissions of harmful waste substances. Under similar conditions, the new bus will cover at least twice the distance of a "normal" city bus.
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