The marque has even made it o the streets of Paris, where, branded as "La Traverse" ...
This survey is not exhaustive and some of the services may not be free; fbb has not trawled every timetable.
So where does that leave the concept of all-electric buses? We have/had rechargeable in use in Durham and Dorchester; the brave new world of induction is struggling in Milton Keynes; trolleybi are still causing "debate" in Leeds. Without wires the problem is still with battery charge-life, battery weight and battery cost. Our government, wise in all things (?), thinks trams are too expensive a luxury.
Whereas in France there are oddles of Gruaus, trolleybus extensions, and tram systems being littered across the nation like autumn leaves. (Mayhap a slight exaggeration?)
But we are back to politics; the UK's determination to keep direct taxation low and France's willingness to tax and spend. Ultimately it's the ballot box which will decide the future of green (at the point of use) public transport.
If you are still in a YouTube mood, try this view of a Tecnobus in Italy.
And, in case you wondered whether the potty old pops had stayed up half the night to witness the momentous event, he didn't. He was downstairs making the long-suffering Mrs fbb a delectable morning cuppa when he just caught the specific statistical second.