Plates lowered beneath the bus are used to recharge the vehicle wirelessly
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Wirelessly charged buses arrive in UK

Electric buses which their developers say can run all day are set to begin service.

A fleet of eight new electric vehicles will operate along a busy route in Milton Keynes from late January.

The buses can run for longer by virtue of a wireless booster charge they receive at the start and end of the route from plates in the road.

The buses are the first of their kind to operate in the UK.

The BBC's Neil Bowdler reports.

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