Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Funding for zero emission coach and bus powertrain R&D

Coach and bus to benefit from £54m zero-emission R&D fund

Zero-emission power in each of the coach and bus sectors is to benefit from parts of a combined £54m public and private commitment to...
Daimler Truck and Volvo Group JV on hydrogen-electric fuel cells

JV between Daimler and Volvo will see heavy vehicle fuel cells

Daimler Truck AG – of which Daimler Buses is a brand – has announced two separate instances of collaboration work with other large OEMs...
Arcola A-Drive hydrogen fuel cell-electric drivetrain

Arcola A-Drive fuel cell platform to power Metrodecker H2

Arcola Energy has given more detail on the A-Drive hydrogen fuel cell-electric drivetrain that it will supply for use in buses, including the Optare...

Latest ZF EcoLife delivers 10.5mpg in double-decker trials

Double-decker buses equipped with the ZF EcoLife gearbox that incorporates the latest technology have delivered average fuel returns of over 10.5mpg in trials, the...

Cummins F-series for UK midicoaches?

Cummins has raised the possibility of its F-series engine range coming to the UK’s small coach and bus market. The 2.8-litre F2.8 and the 3.8-litre...

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 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...

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...

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...

David Heptinstall joins Stagecoach Manchester senior team

David Heptinstall has been appointed Engineering Director by Stagecoach Manchester. He joins from Stagecoach Yorkshire, where he held the same role from 2016. Mr Heptinstall...