Government unveils £50m plan to create England's 'first all-electric bus town'

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One council in England could secure up to £50m to switch all their local buses to run on batteries by 2025 through a new government competition

The government is offering up to £50m to create England's 'first all-electric bus town' as part of a new funding competition launched today that aims to catalyse the development of greener and more reliable...

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