Sunday, March 7, 2021
Temsa and Alliance Transport Technologies in strategic partnership

Temsa and Alliance Transport Technologies partnership agreed

Alliance Transport Technologies has been appointed by Temsa to provide aftersales service and support to the Turkish manufacturer’s products in England, Scotland and Wales. The...
First rail replacement

First subsidiary’s rail replacement arm gets started on IoW

First Hampshire, Dorset and Berkshire’s newly formed rail replacement unit is currently delivering its first contract. It is in the form of a six-bus...
BYD ADL chassis to be assembled in the UK

BYD ADL electric chassis set for UK assembly and design

BYD battery-electric bus chassis used in the manufacturer's partnership with Alexander Dennis (ADL) are to be designed and assembled in the UK. The move...
Seaford and District sold to The Big Lemon

Seaford and District acquired by The Big Lemon

The Big Lemon has continued its growth with the purchase of the bus operations of Seaford and District for an undisclosed sum. It follows...
Up to 800 battery-electric buses for Ireland

Procurement of 800 battery-electric buses for Ireland begins

The National Transport Authority (NTA) of Ireland has commenced the procurement process for up to 800 battery-electric double-decker buses. They will be sourced through...
McGills Buses purchases Xplore Dundee

National Express to sell Xplore Dundee to McGill’s Buses

McGill’s Buses has agreed a deal to purchase Xplore Dundee from National Express for an undisclosed sum. The sale will also include the Xplore...
Yutong deal for 734 electric buses in Qatar

Yutong signs world’s largest electric bus order for Qatar

Yutong has secured what it says is the world’s largest ever order for electric buses in the form of a deal for 741 from...
Optare to become Switch Mobility

Optare to become Switch Mobility with global aspirations

Optare is to be renamed Switch Mobility by Ashok Leyland, subject to regulatory approval. The name change “signals our strategic ambitions in electric and...
Robinsons Holidays purchased by Daish's

Robinsons Holidays business purchased by Daish’s

Daish’s Holidays has acquired long-established Lancashire business Robinsons Holidays. The deal includes two hotels and 13 coaches. The purchase will allow Daish’s to expand its...
D&G Bus Arriva Cannock sale

D&G Bus revives Chaserider name in Arriva Cannock purchase

Arriva Midlands is to sell its Cannock depot and “nearly all” of its services there, in Rugeley and in Stafford, to Centrebus-owned D&G Bus....

Stagecoach celebrates buses on Skye with tribute livery

Stagecoach has celebrated 50 years of buses on Skye by repainting a member of its fleet into the same scheme as the service had...