JKT International Plaxton

JKT International adds a Plaxton Leopard

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

Sir Peter Hendy’s repowered RM vists Hanover

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Sir Peter’s 54-year old Routemaster now has a Cummins ISB4.5 engine A 54-year old AEC Routemaster, owned by former Transport for London Commissioner Sir Peter...

VDL reveals an updated driveline for Futura 2

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alt="" src="https://www.route-one.net/wp-content/uploads/PICT0149.jpg" /> Revised Futura 2 driveline delivers downspeeding and an economy boost VDL has announced details of the new DAF/ZF driveline in its Futura...

New life for hybrids after refurb by Volvo for contract

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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...

Cummins reveals new versatile electric driveline

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Modular concept can be used as zero-emission or range extender package in urban on interurban work Electric driveline is either zero emission or equipped with range...

Allison announces nine-speed ‘box

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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...

ZF to target smaller bus engines with PowerLine?

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alt="" src="https://www.route-one.net/wp-content/uploads/ZF_PowerLine.jpg" /> PowerLine is an eight-speed automatic gearbox suited to smaller engines ZF has raised the likelihood of offering a gearbox that is a...

Engineered for Euro 6

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Euro 6's demands on engine manufacturers are well documented. But with fuel consumption of critical importance to operators, builders of other components have moved...

Allison raises possibility of nine-speed bus ‘box

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Existing six-speed range (pictured) may be replaced by nine-ratio units Allison revealed early details of the nine-speed gearbox that it plans to introduce in 2020...

No limit ZF stop-start tech to debut in early 2017

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Manufacturer’s development is complete; in-vehicle testing now well underway with OEMs, it says First EcoLife gearboxes with stop-start compatibility are due in Q1 2017 ZF has...
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Enviro400EV battery-electrics enter services with NXWM

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National Express West Midlands (NXWM) launched its first battery-electric buses on Sunday 5 July when the first BYD ADL Enviro400EV left Yardley Wood depot...
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Remote DCPC ‘should have a place in the long term’

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Driver CPC (DCPC) training via remote means should have a place in the long term, according to a survey by RTITB of organisations that...
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Alfa Travel takes precautions ahead of August restart

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Alfa Travel is making an “ongoing investment” in is business to ensure that operations are safe for customers and staff ahead of coach holidays...
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