Giant solar-powered street buses that cars can drive under. That’s China’s vision of the future of urban transportation in its major cities. After the unveiling of the concept in mid-summer 2010, the project is moving ahead with a pilot implementation set to begin by the end of 2010. China is showing the developed world that it’s not all talk.
Engadget reports that the company behind this innovative solution, Shenzen Hashi Future Car-Parking Equipment Co. Ltd., will commence building its first 186 km of track in Beijing’s Mentougou District. Below is a demo video presented by Hashi’s Chairman Song Youzhou.