Philippe Schnobb, head of the STM, has even more surprises for STM riders.

In a video created by the Montreal Gazette, the STM revealed their new 100% electric powered buses.

One new electric buses will be hitting the streets next Monday, but just for testing on 8 different routes until April 25th. The bus is on loan from a Chinese company and is being tested for effectiveness. A final model has yet to be chosen.

Learn more through the video below.

The current tech lets the bus run for a full 250km in ideal (summer) conditions. New technologies will be tested before the STM chooses an official model.

Are you excited for the new buses?

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