Sunday, August 1, 2021
Mercedes-Benz Tourismo Access 12.3m

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz Tourismo Access 12.3m

In the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo Access, EvoBus (UK) aims to service demand for a cost-effective yet PSVAR compliant coach. This new variant was revealed in...
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...
Gustavo Marqueta, Woodall Nicholson International Business Development Director

Woodall Nicholson appoints Gustavo Marqueta to global role

Mellor and Treka Bus parent Woodall Nicholson has appointed Gustavo Marqueta as International Business Development Director. He joins from Alexander Dennis, where he held...
Paramount Conversions becomes sole UNVI agent in Ireland

Paramount Conversions becomes sole UNVI agent in Ireland

Please note that there was an error in the headline text to this article in an email digest sent on Wednesday 14 July. To...
Switch Mobility Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Dr Andy Palmer

Switch Mobility sets out aims, makes leadership appointments

Switch Mobility – which has taken on elements of the Optare business – has announced its formal launch. It will combine the electric commercial vehicle...
OEMs agree to European charging network that will suit battery electric coaches

Battery-electric coaches fit planned European charging network

At least 1,700 high-performance ‘green energy’ charging points across Europe that will be able to service battery-electric coaches are planned to be the first...
James Armstrong, Scania (Great Britain) Managing Director

James Armstrong takes up leadership of Scania (Great Britain)

James Armstrong took up the position of Scania (Great Britain) Managing Director on 1 July. He succeeds Martin Hay, who has retired. James was appointed...
Paul van Vuuren, VDL Bus and Coach CEO

Paul van Vuuren takes up role as VDL Bus and Coach CEO

Paul van Vuuren (pictured) has taken up the position of VDL Bus and Coach CEO. He succeeds Henk Coppens and combines the role with...
Wrightbus StreetDeck Electroliner

Wrightbus StreetDeck Electroliner launched with 200-mile range

Wrightbus has launched the StreetDeck Electroliner battery-electric rapid-charge double-decker. It has 454kW/h of onboard energy storage to give a 200-mile range and it can...
Yutong Xiaoyu 2.0 autonomous bus

Yutong autonomous small bus wins Red Dot Design Award

The Yutong Xiaoyu 2.0 autonomous small bus – which includes an intelligent voice interaction system to facilitate communication between passengers and the vehicle –...

Fuze to provide ‘turnkey’ asset finance for Wrightbus ZE models

Wrightbus and Ryze Hydrogen owner Jo Bamford has established Fuze, an asset finance company that will work exclusively with zero-emission buses built by the...