Cardiff Bus goes for Voith automatic again

For the second time in a year, Cardiff Bus has chosen Voith automatic gearboxes for its latest order of 10 buses, this time using...

Allison raises possibility of nine-speed bus ‘box

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...

Looking ahead to Euro 7 with Federal-Mogul

Major engine component supplier Federal-Mogul opened its doors to give an insight into future technical developments in the heavy-duty diesel sector, including what engines...

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...

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...

Sir Peter Hendy’s repowered RM vists Hanover

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...

Volvo ready for HVO fuel

Volvo Buses' Euro 6 engines for city buses and intercity buses have now been certified to run on Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils (HVO), a renewable...

Ensignbus and Vantage Power team up to offer retrofit hybrids

Ensignbus and Vantage Power have agree a strategic partnership, in which Vantage Power's B320 diesel-electric hybrid powertrain will be retrofitted and tested in double-decker...

Allison’s xFE range promises up to 8% fuel saving

Allison’s xFE range reduces fuel consumption by around 8%, it says Allison’s xFE gearbox range was launched in the Optare Metrocity at EBE, and the...

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...
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