LowCVP

LowCVP to host electrification workshop

LowCVP will host a free workshop on Thursday 5 December in Reading that will share experiences of depot and fleet electrification for buses. It will...
JKT International Plaxton

JKT International adds a Plaxton Leopard

JKT International of Walsall has upgraded its fleet by taking delivery of a Volvo B8R with Leopard bodywork. It has been supplied by Plaxton...

VDL delivers another cut in TCO for Futura 2

No manufacturer is neglecting desires to see operating costs reduced, and VDL says it has done just that with its Futura 2 coach thanks...

Allison announces nine-speed ‘box

Allison used IAA in Hanover to announce its new nine-speed automatic for the bus market. It will replace the existing 2000 Series six-speed and...

We are ready for Euro 7, says Cummins as it reveals concept

Cummins used IAA Hanover to “represent the next leap forward in diesel engine evolution” by displaying a concept of how a Euro 7 engine...

VDL reveals an updated driveline for Futura 2

alt="" src="https://www.route-one.net/wp-content/uploads/PICT0149.jpg" /> VDL has announced details of the new DAF/ZF driveline in its Futura 2 double- and single-deck coach range. Both OEMs continue to...

New life for hybrids after refurb by Volvo for contract

Volvo has proved that there is a second life for hybrid buses, with the delivery of three B5LH diesel-electric hybrids to Hampshire-based Xelabus as...

ZF to target smaller bus engines with PowerLine?

alt="" src="https://www.route-one.net/wp-content/uploads/ZF_PowerLine.jpg" /> ZF has raised the likelihood of offering a gearbox that is a more efficient alternative to the established EcoLife in buses...

Cummins reveals new versatile electric driveline

Modular concept can be used as zero-emission or range extender package in urban on interurban work Cummins has unveiled an electric powertrain that can be configured...

Allison raises possibility of nine-speed bus ‘box

Allison revealed early details of the nine-speed gearbox that it plans to introduce in 2020 at Busworld, and there is a possibility that it...
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Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
Stephen Walsh Optare RSM

Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
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Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...