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...
Dr Andrew Palmer Optare Chairman

Dr Andrew Palmer succeeds John Fickling as Optare Chairman

Dr Andrew Palmer has taken up the role of Non-Executive Chairman of Optare. He succeeds John Fickling, who stepped down as Chairman due to...
Treka Bus Mobility+

Treka Bus changes rapidly to deal with COVID-19

The challenge of returning to normal as the impact of coronavirus COVID-19 eases is similar across the industry. Among vehicle manufacturers, Treka Bus is...
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Meeting with MPs sees coach operators make support case

The long-term impact on the coach industry of a failure by government to provide bespoke support during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has been further...
Aaron Sparks First Bus COVID

First Bus COVID-19 heroes celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Three First Bus employees - Chris Koksal, Simon Taylor and Aaron Sparks - have been recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for...
Alba Travel football contracts

Alba Travel secures two more football team contracts

Penrith operator Alba Travel has extended its football travel portfolio by securing contracts to provide team coaches for Annan Athletic FC in Scottish League...