Thursday, April 22, 2021
First Aberdeen hydrogen fuel cell-electric double-decker

Aberdeen gains funding for 10 more hydrogen double-deckers

Aberdeen City Council (ACC) has been awarded funding of £4.5m towards the introduction of 10 further hydrogen fuel cell-electric double-deckers into the city’s fleet. It...
Wrightbus places further order with Ballard for fuel cell modules

Wrightbus orders 50 more fuel cell modules from Ballard

Wrightbus has placed an order with Ballard for a further 50 hydrogen fuel cell modules. It follows a previous order for 50 that was...
Custom Denning Element battery-electric bus

Custom Denning: Element ZE bus platform set for UK in 2022

Australian manufacturer Custom Denning has confirmed that it plans to bring its zero-emission Element single-deck bus to the UK. The first battery-electric demonstrator is...
Mellor Orion E electric minibus

Mellor Orion E to play part in Nottingham City Council ZE project

Nottingham City Council (NCC) has ordered a battery-electric Mellor Orion E minibus. After delivery in May it will first be used as part of...
Daimler Truck and Volvo Group JV on hydrogen-electric fuel cells

JV between Daimler and Volvo will see heavy vehicle fuel cells

Daimler Truck AG – of which Daimler Buses is a brand – has announced two separate instances of collaboration work with other large OEMs...
ADL H2.0 hydrogen double-decker bus platform

ADL announces H2.0 hydrogen double-decker bus platform

Alexander Dennis (ADL) is promising a zero-emission range of “up to 300 miles” for its next generation hydrogen fuel cell-electric integral double-decker bus. It...
Bradford Clean Air Zone set for January 2022

Bradford Clean Air Zone likely to start ‘by January 2022’

A Class C Clean Air Zone in Bradford should be operational “by January 2022” if plans are approved as recommended by members of the...
Wrightbus Voith VEDS

Wrightbus to use Voith Electrical Drive System in ZE buses

Wrightbus will exclusively utilise the Voith Electrical Drive System (VEDS) in the second-generation of its battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell-electric buses, the two parties...
First Bus to trial Arrival electric bus

First Bus to trial Arrival battery-electric model in autumn

First Bus is to become the first operator to trial the Arrival battery-electric bus. The process will begin in the autumn and Arrival says...
UK battery electric bus market in 2020

UK third largest Western European electric bus market in 2020

The UK battery-electric bus market was the third largest in Western Europe in 2020, according to research carried out by Dutch consultancy Chatrou CME...

NXWM offering free travel to refuges for domestic abuse victims

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is supporting domestic abuse survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free bus tickets to safe refuges. The operator is...