Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The impact of rising fuel prices: Private hire stays ahead

Rising diesel prices over recent months mean coach hire rates have risen to new heights – though set rates for tours means costs still...
EV experience

Learning from the EV experience

With a growing number of bus operators getting experience of operating electric vehicles under their belts, what lessons are being learnt? We asked a...
Bulk diesel prices continue to rise as supply pressures evident

Bulk diesel up by 8.9% in June as pressure on supply evident

The average price of bulk diesel for delivery jumped still further during June, and while the end of the month closed with a cautious...
Essential user diesel rebate campaign gathers steam

Essential user diesel rebate campaign for coach accelerates

Moves to secure an essential user rebate for diesel used by coach operators have been further underlined after trade body RHA again urged members...
Fuel card provider warns of further rise to diesel price level

Further significant diesel price rise coming, fuel card firm warns

An imminent further significant rise in the price of diesel looks likely after a fuel card provider warned its customers to expect an increase...
Bulk diesel prices set to rise further, RHA warns

Bulk diesel prices stay high in May as further rises predicted

Bulk diesel prices remained high in May, according to figures compiled by trade body RHA. It found that while the average dropped – albeit...
High bulk diesel prices continue in April

No relief in April for high bulk diesel prices, figures show

Bulk diesel prices showed scant sign of reducing from crisis level in April, according to averages calculated by trade body RHA. The month’s average...
Call by CPT for coaches fuel duty to be slashed

CPT calls on Sunak to slash fuel duty rate for coaches

Fuel duty applied to diesel used by coaches should be cut to the same 11.1ppl rate as incurred by the rail industry, the Confederation...
Tootbus London moves away from fossil fuels

Tootbus London vehicles move to 100% renewable energy

Sightseeing operator Tootbus London has switched all its vehicles away from fossil fuels to 100% reliance on renewable energy sources. Use of hydrotreated vegetable...

Fuel price frustrations: Coach operators’ steps to manage them

Surcharge or absorb the increase? Coach operators are having to deal with yet another threat to their businesses. For most, it’s a truly frustrating...

Obituary: Doree Barratt, pioneer of women in coaching

Doree Barratt, one of the coach industry’s first female drivers and for many years the head of well-known Cheshire operator Barratt's Coaches of Nantwich,...