Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Zero-emission bus planning – How do we get it right?

10 top tips for a successful zero-emission bus transition There is a strong focus on the transition to net zero in the UK given the...
Fflecsi Trydan DRT in Ruthin

Zero-emission Fflecsi DRT in Ruthin: Working well

Demand responsive transport (DRT) is a subject of growing interest to politicians. In Wales, the minibus based Fflecsi concept has steadily been rolled out....
Zemo Partnership welcomes expansion of ScotZEB2 scope

ScotZEB2 expansion of scope ‘encouraging’: Zemo

In response to a recent report, Stuck in Traffic, Transport Scotland acknowledged that a 2021 target of removing the majority of fossil fuel buses...
Kleanbus reveals first details of electric repower package

Kleanbus reveals first details of electric repower platform

Start-up battery-electric bus repower specialist Kleanbus has revealed early details of its modular driveline package for such conversions. The supplier claims that its “electric driveline...
Zero emission coach increasing, says supplier

Zero-emission coach interest: ‘Marked increase’ in 2022

Interest in the purchase of zero-emission coaches has seen a marked increase in 2022, sole supplier of the vehicle type Pelican Bus and Coach...
ScotZEB2 scope expansion welcomed by suppliers

ScotZEB2 extension of scope is welcomed by suppliers

Members of the supply chain have responded positively to diversification of vehicle types and technologies that are provisionally in scope of the Scottish Zero...
Opportunity charging can cut costs, says Kleanbus CEO

‘Opportunity charging cuts running costs’: Kleanbus CEO

As an alternative to installing a significant volume of batteries into an electric bus, opportunity charging “can make smarter use of the planet’s precious...
Coaches set to be eligible for ScotZEB2 challenge fund

Zero-emission coaches to be eligible for ScotZEB2 fund

The purchase of zero-emission coaches for use on private hire, tourism-related and home-to-school work is set to be eligible for capital grant funding under...
National Express outlines zero emission coach aspiration

NX: Zero-emission white coach hope ‘within two years’

National Express UK Coach aspires to having a pilot zero-emission coach in its livery and carrying passengers in demonstration service “within two years, and...
Zero emission bus range anxiety mitigated, suggests Zemo Partnership

Has zero-emission bus range anxiety left the building?

Lower total cost of ownership for operators, smoother and quieter journeys for passengers: Zero-emission buses (ZEBs) present characteristics that diesel models struggle to compete...

Obituary: Doree Barratt, pioneer of women in coaching

Doree Barratt, one of the coach industry’s first female drivers and for many years the head of well-known Cheshire operator Barratt's Coaches of Nantwich,...