Alcoa, China's Yutong to work on light bus design

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BEIJING, Sept 21 (Reuters) - U.S. aluminium company Alcoa Inc will work with China's largest bus manufacturer to design lighter buses using aluminium that will reduce fuel usage and cut greenhouse gas emissions, the two companies said on Friday. Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company Ltd and Alcoa hope to develop a prototype bus design before the Olympic Games in Beijing in August 2008, they said. "We realise that reducing the weight of tomorrow's short- and long-range buses will be essential for ...

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