HCM City gets electric buses
Update: May 18, 2015
Ho Chi Minh City will launch its first electric bus service going through downtown tourist destinations like Ben Thanh Market, the War Remnants Museum and the Nguyen Hue walking street early next month.

Electric buses in Ha Noi

The buses will run between September 23 Park and Sai Gon Zoo and Botanical Garden in District 1 with 27 stops along the way on streets such as Ton Duc Thang, Nguyen Hue, Hai Ba Trung, and Le Duan.

They will operate between 8am and 6pm every day, with a bus departing every 10 minutes. Tickets will cost VND10,000 while a bus can be rented for VND100,000 (US$4.7) per hour.