Thursday, January 26, 2023
Kleanbus debuts battery electric Optare Solo retrofit

Kleanbus debuts battery-electric repower on Optare Solo

Kleanbus has completed the first battery-electric retrofit of a diesel bus. It is a 2007 Optare Solo that is now under test. The supplier...
FlixBus expects mix of zero emission technologies in future of coach

Zero-emission tech mix likely in future of coach: FlixBus

FlixBus expects that moves toward decarbonisation and zero-emission in the coach market will see a mix of technologies, including battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell-electric,...
Rock Road provides finance for 30 Abellio London StreetDeck Electroliners

Rock Road debuts in ZEB finance market with Abellio

Finance provider Rock Road has entered the zero-emission bus market with what it says is a “disruptive approach” and a “light touch” product. That...
EO Charging launches MOBILTe funding package

EO Charging launches MOBILITe e-bus funding package

EO Charging has launched a new funding platform, MOBILITe. It is a financing and services solution for the rollout of battery-electric buses and other...
Design draft of a Daimler battery electric coach

Daimler battery-electric coaches: More details revealed

Daimler Buses has outlined further details of its work on battery-electric coaches. Those efforts involve collaboration with centres of research on delivering such a...
DfT claims to support coach decarbonisation

DfT ‘backs coach decarbonisation – but data needed’

The Department for Transport (DfT) has said that it is “committed to decarbonisation of the UK coach fleet.” DfT made the comments while urging coach...
2022 not quite the year of the bus, says Dan Hayes

2022 ‘not quite the year of the bus, but lots to applaud’

The world feels like a much-changed place compared to a year ago. While lockdowns were becoming a distant memory, we still started 2022 amid...
Electrification

Electrification and the smaller bus operator

With ZEBRA funding heading the way of larger bus operators, the route to electrification for smaller businesses is less clear. But is electrification the...
Potential of HVO fuel in coach and bus applications

Is HVO as a fuel a viable bet for decarbonisation?

Decarbonising the more challenging areas of the coach and bus industry will be difficult. For coaches, zero-emission technology is presently limited to one model...

Understanding the key drivers of charging infrastructure costs for zero-emission bus transition

Cost optimisation is a key factor for a successful transition to zero-emission buses. The right planning tools help bus operators to anticipate these costs...
Wrightbus UK Sales Manager Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...