Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Stagecoach bus in Manchester

Stagecoach is thanking carbon-conscious passengers on Clean Air Day

To mark Clean Air Day on 17 June, believed to be the UK’s largest air pollution campaign, Stagecoach East Midlands is thanking customers who...
Alexander Dennis Enviro500EV Charge

Battery-electric Enviro500EV Charge launched in North America

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has launched a further addition to its battery-electric bus range in the form of the tri-axle Enviro500EV Charge for the North...
Zero emission minibus incentivisation still possible

Zemo: ‘Zero-emission minibus incentivisation still possible’

In Zemo Partnership’s Bus Working Group we often identify issues that may present challenges to existing policy, thanks in part to testing and certifying...
Higer Steed with The Big Lemon

The Big Lemon takes four-strong Higer Steed EV fleet

Brighton operator The Big Lemon is the first UK customer for the Higer Steed battery-electric bus. It has taken delivery of four of the...
National Express carbon offset scheme launched

National Express carbon offset for coach passengers launched

National Express is offering its coach passengers the option to offset the carbon emissions of their journeys on its scheduled services. The offset programme is...
Liverpool hydrogen bus fleet set to expand to 40

ZEBRA bid calls for Liverpool hydrogen bus fleet to grow to 40

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) has agreed plans to double to 40 a forthcoming fleet of hydrogen fuel cell-electric double-deckers if a bid...
First Caledonia depot electric bus upgrade work

Caledonia to be ‘UK’s largest EV charging station’, says First

First Glasgow has started work to turn Caledonia depot into what it says will be the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging station. The operator...
Mellor Orion E23 electric minibus

Mellor unveils battery-electric Orion E23 and Maxima E23

Mellor has expanded its range of battery-electric minibuses with the Orion E23 (pictured) and the Maxima E23. Both are 23-passenger vehicles, making them eligible...
Birmingham CAZ launches with 13-day grace period

Birmingham CAZ launched with 13-day grace period

Birmingham City Council (BCC) has announced a 13-day grace period for the city’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) from when it commenced operation on 1...
Calls for minibuses to be included in ZEBRA louden

Mellor call for minibuses to be included in ZEBRA gains traction

Mellor says that support is growing for its call to the Department for Transport (DfT) to rethink the decision to exclude minibuses with a...

Hitachi Intelligent Fleet Decarbonisation: Electrification as a service for bus fleets

A move towards widespread operation of zero-emission buses (ZEBs) is now well underway, but – external funding aside – the transition’s financial realities are...