Ecuadorian bus drivers took the highway to innovation by travelling to the other side of the world

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In 1995, Ecuador’s capital, Quito,  was the first city in South America to incorporate hybrid buses connected to electrical grids. Most of the other buses in the country run on gas and diesel which lead to more pollution.

A group of drivers in the town of Guayaquil decided to change that.

Correspondent Harris Whitbeck reports.