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Zero-pollution buses get moving with Silicon Valley backing

GREEN RIDE: BYD Co, the Chinese carmaker partly-owned by Berkshire Hathaway, projected it will sell as many as 200 electric buses in the US this year after securing an order from Long Beach, California.

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BUSES that neither belch pollution nor draw on coal power are starting to appear on city streets with the support of Silicon Valley and a company backed by Warren Buffett.

Over the next six months, Seattle is rolling out two all-electric buses made by Kleiner Perkins-