‘Here for the long term’ – welcome to Irizar UK’s new sales centre

Irizar UK has held open days for its new sales outlet based off the A1 in Blyth, Nottinghamshire. Its opening is a statement of...
ADL restructuring

ADL restructuring consultation moves ahead; up to 650 jobs still at risk

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has commenced a formal consultation on its previously announced restructuring programme that has placed up to 650 jobs at risk across...
VDL Bus and Coach UK

VDL Bus and Coach UK formed by Dutch manufacturer

VDL Bus and Coach UK has been established by the Dutch manufacturer. It bolsters VDL’s presence in the UK, and while the Barnsley-based dealership...
Coach driver shield on Plaxton Elite i (resized)

ADL outlines COVID-19 protection measures across its new and existing coach and bus products

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has today (19 august) summarised the coronavirus COVID-19 protection solutions now available across its new and existing vehicles. Its semi-permanent and permanent...
Charles Roe pub

Optare and preservation group celebrate Charles Roe pub opening

Optare has worked with the Transport Yorkshire Preservation Group (TYPG) and JD Wetherspoon to celebrate the opening of a pub in Cross Gates named...
Pelican Bus and Coach

Support is key for Pelican Bus and Coach during industry struggle

While the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has been hard for operators, it has also been – and will continue to be – tough for suppliers....
ADL 650 jobs at risk

Up to 650 jobs at risk at ADL in restructuring programme

Up to 650 jobs have been placed at risk at Alexander Dennis (ADL) and Plaxton because of a “significant decline” in UK demand for...
BYD ADL Enviro400EV

BYD ADL Enviro400EV sales top 250, say manufacturers

Over 250 BYD ADL Enviro400EV battery-electric double-deckers have been sold and the two parties are in negotiations for further orders for the zero-emission model. The...
Go Goodwins Little Gem

Go Goodwins Little Gem fleet takes three new Enviro200s

Go Goodwins of Eccles has added three Alexander Dennis Enviro200s to its fleet. They carry the Little Gem brand, which Go Goodwins introduced in...
Bus funding

Group of MPs call for ZE bus funding to be advanced

A cross-party group of MPs that have bus manufacturing sites within their constituencies have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson asking that the £3bn...
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Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
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Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
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Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...