Despite sitting on some of the world’s biggest oil reserves, many countries in the Middle East are investing heavily in renewable technologies. Ali Al-Naimi, the Saudi Arabian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, admits, “We know that pumping oil out of the ground does not create many jobs or foster an entrepreneurial spirit, nor sharpen critical faculties.” So the electric superbus designed to travel the flat terrain from Dubai to Abu Dhabi at around 155mph should come as no surprise, even if it looks like something from a Batman film. Made in Holland using super-high-carbon-fibre materials ...


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