Monday, August 15, 2022
ZF Services remanufacturing centre

ZF Nottingham Centre revamp boosts aftermarket support

ZF Services is increasing its aftermarket support with a revamp of its Nottingham Centre of Competence. The fully ISO-accredited centre now boasts a 6500m2 workshop...
Graphic of Ricardo Bus

Ricardo looking to scalable ‘fuel cell module’ in Tees Valley project

Engineering and consulting company Ricardo, which recently won a bid with Stagecoach to retrofit a hydrogen fuel cell bus demonstrator for the UK’s first...

Jaguar Land Rover’s Chris Gall named ADL Group Engineering Director

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has appointed Chris Gall (pictured) as Group Engineering Director. He will lead the company’s transition to zero-emission mobility. Chris, a chartered mechanical...
Bus industry apprenticeships at Go-Ahead London

Bus industry apprenticeships: Well worth the time and input

I am writing this as somebody that entered the bus industry via a graduate training programme, and I have no regrets. However, if I...
First Bus apprentice engineer Danielle Curtis

First Bus apprentice engineer proves age is just a number

Aged 33, Danielle Curtis saw her last chance to secure her dream career in engineering. Two years on, she tells her story to promote inclusivity in...

Optispray by Yara: Curing SCR catalyst crystallisation

SCR systems in engine exhausts that use AdBlue are sometimes exposed to deposit build-up. Yara says Optispray can prevent problems occurring Solutions for diesel engines...
First Bus Danielle Curtis

First Bus pledges support to equality initiatives

First Bus has outlined its commitment to diversity in engineering to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. The operator has demonstrated its support for diversity...
IRTE Skills Challenge 2021

IRTE Skills Challenge testing week sets out to find the best in coach and...

Apprentices and technicians from coach and bus operators countrywide met in Bristol this week to compete in the IRTE Skills Challenge competition. Celebrating its 10th...
Electric bus engineering forum established

Operators’ electric bus engineering forum established

A bus operators’ engineering forum to monitor the effectiveness and operation of electric vehicles has been established by Metroline and Stagecoach. Its first meeting...
Bus to grid vehicle to grid London Northumberland Park depot buses lined up

Vehicle to grid: The future flexible energy solution for buses?

In 2018 a project began to equip 28 battery-electric buses with technology capable of returning power back to the network. How does the operator...

Zero-emission coaches to be eligible for ScotZEB2 fund

The purchase of zero-emission coaches for use on private hire, tourism-related and home-to-school work is set to be eligible for capital grant funding under...