Photos: Green buses for San Francisco

The inside of the Orion VII hybrid diesel bus looks pretty much like that of a regular bus, though it has somewhat fewer seats and makes far less noise. San Francisco plans to put dozens of the Orion VIIs on the streets by next year.

Michael Kanellos

By Bill Detwiler

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