Is the new Aptis an electric bus or a tram?

By Charles Morris Alstom and NTL have presented a new electric public transport vehicle with a unique design. The layout of the new Aptis is based on that of a tram, incorporating low-floor accessibility and 360° views. Two or three large double doors enable easy on-and-off passenger flows and smooth access for wheelchairs and strollers. Aptis has four steerable wheels, so it occupies 25% less surface area in curves, and minimizes the space needed to park at stops.
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