Hoverbus will beat traffic jams?

Designers from China have invented the Transit Elevated Bus - a hoverbus which can carry up to 1,200 people and can be used on roads alongside normal cars to combat traffic jams.

Hoverbus will beat traffic jams?

Chinese designers have invented a hoverbus, which promises to combat traffic jams.

The elevated vehicle - which was debuted at the China Beijing International High-Tech Expo - can carry up to 1,200 people at once and can pass above normal road vehicles, the Daily Mirror newspaper reports.

Bai Zhiming, the engineer in charge of the project, said: "With a carrying capacity of 1,200 people at a time, the TEB has the same functions as the subway while its cost of construction is less than one fifth of the subway. Its construction can be finished in one year."

Trials for the Transit Elevated Bus are expected to take place later this year in Qinhuangdao City.

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