A worker uses dry ice to wash the buses at the Shanghai Bashi Public Transportation’s second division depot in Baoshan, in China. Picture: Zigor Aldama

Powered by the state, China takes charge of electric buses, with Shenzhen taking the lead

  • With world’s first all-electric public transport network, technology hub Shenzhen has taken pole position in a nationwide drive towards green development
  • Shanghai is not far behind, expects its own electric fleet to be on the road in 2020, two years ahead of schedule
Topic |   Future of transport

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A worker uses dry ice to wash the buses at the Shanghai Bashi Public Transportation’s second division depot in Baoshan, in China. Picture: Zigor Aldama
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Zigor Aldama

Zigor Aldama

Zigor Aldama is an award-winning journalist from Spain. Focused on social issues, he's been covering Asia from China since 1999. He lives in Shanghai and his work is currently published in Spanish by the newspapers of Vocento group and El País.