Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Westminster language towards coaches has hardened in 2021

Hardened Westminster language towards coaches: What for?

Much of what Baroness Vere told the Transport Select Committee on 24 March came as little surprise to the coach industry. But one element...

Conflicting and mixed-up policy messages hurt the industry

In comments relating to PSVAR, the UK Coach Operators Association has called on the government to expand any work on a transition towards wholesale...
Coach and bus trade bodies should work to common goals

‘Coach and bus trade bodies need to work to common goals’

News that the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has issued advice to the government on changes to how PSVAR applies to coaches will...
Coach and bus industry planning for 2021

Time to plan for 2021 – but based on what is still unclear

The coach and bus industry goes into 2021 with a modest amount of confidence in many quarters, perhaps if only because the light at...
Euro VI in the coach and bus industry

Where is the industry’s roadmap beyond Euro VI?

As the industry prepares to bid farewell to its worst year in living memory, thoughts are cautiously – but optimistically – turning to what...
Coaching support calls

A coaching ‘data pile’ is needed to underline support call

While news of a potential breakthrough in the coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine quest is welcome, the reality increasingly looks like it will be Q2 of...

Change of political line is required for future industry prosperity

The industry continues to battle for survival. Central to that is being able to draw passengers back. Earlier momentum of their return to buses...

Using home-to-school as a hook for coach support is the right move

Use of home-to-school transport by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) as a ‘hook’ upon which to hang a second case for government support...

Cool heads must prevail as coach industry support bid culminates

It is not unrealistic to say that the coach and bus industry, in general, has long had something of an image problem in the...

Government’s support rejection shows coach industry is on its own

Few in the coach industry can have been unaware of the Honk for Hope protest in London on 20 July, staged as calls for...

Cummins UK Logistics Centre opened in Daventry

Cummins has opened its 435,000ft2 UK Logistics Centre (UKLC) in Daventry. UKLC will support the company’s aftermarket products and UK manufacturing sites and it will...