The world's longest bus debuts in Germany
The world's longest bus, the new AutoTram Extra Grand
, was presented to the public for the first time in the historic city center of Dresden, Germany on August 22.
The bus is nearly 101 feet long, has four steering axles and can carry 256 passengers. Designed and built by the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI
in Dresden along with the Technical University Dresden
, the big bendy bus premiered in the eastern city of Dresden this week where it will soon roll into service with the local transportation authority on trial runs as Beijing and Shanghai placed their orders for the vehicle which costs about $10million per bus.http://www.blogcdn.com/www.gadling.com/media/2012/08/world-longest-bus-580.jpg