Saturday, May 28, 2022
Mercedes Citaro bus having undergone repower to battery electric

Bus repower to zero-emission: Increasingly attractive option

With the consultation on the end date for sales of new non-zero-emission buses currently live, there are lots of discussions underway about how that...
Zenobe enters coach market with AirSym and Yutong TCe12

Zenobe enters battery-electric coach segment with AirSym

Zenobe has made its first step into the zero-emission coach market by agreeing to provide finance and management over an eight-year period for the...
ScotZEB2 must consider smaller and rural operators in awarding funding

ScotZEB2 ‘must prioritise smaller and rural bus operators’

Any phase two of the Scottish Zero Emission Bus challenge fund (ScotZEB2) must ensure that smaller operators and those in more rural areas do...
Warner Bros Studio Tour London shuttle buses go battery-electric

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London shuttle service goes electric

Four battery-electric BYD ADL Enviro400EV double-deckers enter service in May on a shuttle service between Watford Junction railway station and the Warner Bros. Studio...
Mercedes-Benz eCitaro to see major increase in battery capacity

eCitaro to go to 588kW/h battery maximum by year end

The battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaro will be available with up to 588kW/h of onboard energy capacity by the end of 2022, Daimler Buses has confirmed....
Zero emission touring coaches from decade end, says Daimler

Daimler: Zero-emission touring coaches ‘from end of decade’

Daimler Buses will offer zero-emission touring coaches from the end of the 2020s, Chairman of the Management Board Till Oberwörder has revealed. Hydrogen fuel cell-electric...
McGills Buses orders 41 more Yutong battery electric models

McGill’s orders 41 more Yutong battery-electric buses

McGill’s Buses has ordered a further 41 Yutong battery-electric buses. They will be part-funded by phase one of the Scottish Zero Emission Bus (ScotZEB)...
Tootbus London moves away from fossil fuels

Tootbus London vehicles move to 100% renewable energy

Sightseeing operator Tootbus London has switched all its vehicles away from fossil fuels to 100% reliance on renewable energy sources. Use of hydrotreated vegetable...
Wales zero emission bus shift to be led by TrawsCymru

TrawsCymru by 2026 leads Wales zero-emission bus pathway

The whole of the TrawsCymru network in Wales is planned to be converted to zero-emission “by the end of 2026” as part of targets...
Hydrogen combustion excluded from zero emission bus definition

Hydrogen combustion excluded from zero-emission bus scope

Hydrogen combustion as a bus power source will not be regarded as a zero-emission for the purpose of grant and incentive funding streams in...

Coach Options adds a new Yutong TC9 PSVAR midi

Coach Options of Middleton has taken delivery of a further Yutong TC9, supplied by Pelican Bus and Coach. The PSVAR compliant midi has 37 seats...