Cameras replace mirrors as MAN works on safety

MAN continues to develop its coach range. Currently under the spotlight is safety. Cameras in place of mirrors is just one of a small...

Knorr-Bremse wins ‘best brand’ 13 times

Knorr-Bremse has won the ‘Best Brand’ title in the brakes category for the 13th consecutive time, in a readership survey conducted by publishers EuroTransportMedia. “This...

Taking a bite into the market

Higer’s integral 9m coaches and LDV minibuses arrived in strength in the UK, with their launch to operators at Rockingham racing circuit, Corby, Northamptonshire. Imported...

The wait is over: Optare wins debut order for Metrodecker

Optare has won its first order for its Metrodecker, for five Euro 6 diesel version for Reading Buses Green Line 702 route between London...

Alternative fuels: A mix of opinions here already

The small PCV industry has lagged behind the full-size sector in regard to alternative fuels. That’s down to several things: Weight considerations and a...

LDV makes its plans for Euro 6 and beyond

LDV UK and Ireland, supplier of the 14-seat V80-based Mini-B, has revealed that the first of a new model with a 5,000kg GVW will...

Volvo receives largest ever order for hybrid buses

Volvo Buses’ North American subsidiary, Nova Bus, has received an order for 497 hybrid buses from the transit authorities in Quebec in Canada –...

Achieve the highest quality in your workshop

Having the right tools in a workshop is essential; they can minimise workloads, improve health and safety for workers and ensure the quality of...

‘Strong demand’ sees Treka boost production with new plant

Treka has announced a significant increase in production capacity, which it says will allow it to fulfil increasingly large fleet orders while still meeting...

BYD Europe’s anniversary

BYD Europe’s anniversary BYD Europe celebrated its 20th anniversary with a ceremony in Schiedam, the Netherlands, which hosts its headquarters. The company has delivered 650 electric...
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Spitting at bus drivers being tackled in West Midlands

People caught spitting at a bus drivers or passengers in the West Midlands are increasingly likely to face jail sentences thanks to work by...

Obituary – Douglas Bailey MBE

The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) has announced the death of Douglas Bailey MBE, one of its longest serving council members. Douglas...
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CBSSG Restart funding details revealed by DfT

The Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined the terms and conditions of its £254m COVID-19 Bus Service Support Grant (CBSSG) Restart package. CBSSG Restart will...