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See Paris on the world’s first open-top gas bus | SCANIA | News

Visitors to Paris can now enjoy a trip through the City of Light in the world’s first gas-powered open top sightseeing bus. With Paris’ aim to be in the forefront of climate efforts, the Scania bus offers a cleaner alternative.

Open Tour, a subsidiary of the publicly-owned RATP Group, operates 36 hop-on, hop off buses along three lines in the French capital, annually attracting some 700,000 passengers. Having already taken six battery electric buses into operation, Open Tour now complement its fleet with six gas buses.

“We wish to test several green technologies since we don’t know what the future regulations will be,” says Fabrice Bayon, Managing Director of Open Tour…

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