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Winnipeg's first battery-powered electric bus goes into service tomorrow

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Winnipeg has zapped itself to the head of the pack of battery-electric bus service with the first battery-electric bus in regular service starting tomorrow morning on — you guessed it — route 20 Watt.

The New Flyer Industries electric bus ......

NDP Minister of Jobs and Industry, Kevin Chief, points to the sign stating the bus is environmentally friendly after the announcement that battery electric transit buses are going to be deployed at the James Richardson Armstrong Airport for Winnipeg Transit. Show/Hide caption

NDP Minister of Jobs and Industry, Kevin Chief, points to the sign stating the bus is environmentally friendly after the announcement that battery electric transit buses are going to be deployed at the James Richardson Armstrong Airport for Winnipeg Transit. - Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free Press

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