Friday, January 22, 2021

Transition away from diesel ‘husks’ is industry’s vehicle goal

Autonomy still 5-10 years away; manufacturers say departure from diesel fuel is priority Manufacturers have revealed their goals for the future of coaches and buses. The...

Hopes for a sector-specific deal take hit in Baroness Vere keynote address

'Non-essential services’ limit case for wider coach funding, says Baroness Vere Some services that the coach industry provides are essential, and some others are “non-essential.”...

Coach tourism in 2021: Partnership is central to market rebound

Operators and venue co-operation vital to finding sustainable solutions in sector recovery, delegates are told Industry experts have offered insight into how operators and venues...
mental health

Mental health wellbeing: Is it part of your company culture?

Kathryn Pulham encourages operators and business leaders to examine their approach to mental health wellbeing in the year ahead Is the coach and bus industry...
Road reallocation

Coach and bus industry must ‘grasp opportunities’ in sector recovery

Economic restructure and changing travel habits make recovery curve elusive; industry must remain agile during rebound Recovery of the coach and bus market remains uncertain,...
Bespoke coach industry support bid turned down

Vere: ‘Non-essential services cloud bespoke coach support bid’

Transport Minister Baroness Vere has revealed that the coach industry's provision of services that are viewed by the government as “non-essential” is the reason...
NXWM zero-emission buses

NXWM wants ‘500 ZE buses by 2022 Commonwealth Games’

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) wants to operate at least 500 zero-emission buses by the time the Commonwealth Games come to Birmingham in July...

Trentbarton announces new managerial appointments

Trentbarton has appointed Ross Hitchcock (pictured, left) as its new Commercial Manager, and Matt Holton (pictured, right) as the company’s Marketing and Communications Manager. Ross...