Tuesday, September 28, 2021
BEAR4 retrofit scheme launched for coach and bus in Scotland

£5.7m more for retrofit in Scotland via fourth BEAR round

The Scottish Government is to provide up to a further £5.7m for the retrofit of eligible coaches and buses to reduce emissions through a...
Stagecoach West Scotland Volvo 7900e fleet arrives

Opp-charge Volvo 7900e fleet joins Stagecoach West Scotland

Stagecoach West Scotland has taken delivery of Scotland’s first opportunity charged battery-electric buses in the form of six Volvo 7900e models. £2m from SP...
Stertil Koni Earthlift

Latest Stertil Koni Earthlift majors on green credentials

Stertil Koni has highlighted the environmental benefits of the latest version of its Earthlift heavy duty mobile column vehicle lift. It says that when the...
Stagecoach Midlands Yutong E10 electric bus

Yutong E10 is Stagecoach Midlands’ first zero-emission bus

Stagecoach Midlands has purchased its first zero-emission bus in the form of a Yutong E10 battery-electric model. It will be used on a five-year...
Zemo Partnership zero emission bus

Zemo Partnership: Zero-emission bus work coming to fruition

The second round of the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) funding scheme has closed, and interest has been outstanding. Without giving too much...
Mercedes-Benz eCitaro for the UK market

Mercedes-Benz eCitaro breaks cover in UK market

Further growth has come to the battery-electric single-decker bus market in the UK and Ireland with the long-anticipated arrival of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro. It...
Planet Mark Steve Malkin

Planet Mark is on the road to COP26 – and your help is needed

The UK’s first zero-carbon ‘battle bus’ is on the campaign trail – and sustainability organisation Planet Mark wants other coach and bus operators to...
Wrightbus StreetDeck Electroliner battery electric double decker bus

StreetDeck Electroliner: New battery-electric ‘decker standard?

Wrightbus took the industry by surprise in June when it unveiled the battery-electric StreetDeck Electroliner double-decker. The new model comes with a promised range...
Transport Decarbonisation Plan for the coach and bus industry perspective

Transport Decarbonisation Plan subdued on coach and bus

The Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP), which was published on 14 July, contained little of great note for coach and bus, although for coaches, it...
Scottish Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund launched

£50m to launch Scottish Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund

The Scottish Government has launched a first £50m phase of the Scottish Zero Emission Bus Challenge Fund (ScotZEB). It is intended to encourage the...

Go-Ahead’s Wills and former TfL head Brown join NITHC Board

Go-Ahead Group’s Ed Wills and former Transport for London (TfL) Commissioner Mike Brown are among five non-executive appointments to the Board of the Northern...