Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Plaxton’s Panther Exec is a coach for all seasons

The coach industry has seen a lot of focus on the cost-effective sector of the market of late. Plaxton is the latest entrant into...

Written in the stars…

Arriva Midlands has just invested £6m in new buses. But that’s not all it’s done. Clever marketing and in-depth network improvements have combined to...

Hella launches paint for accident repairs

Leading aftermarket supplier Hella has introduced its comprehensive Sonne range of refinish paint products and ancillaries, suitable for use when repairing body damage. The Sonne...

TyrePal launches remote tyre pressure monitor

Remote monitoring of commercial vehicles’ tyre pressures has been made easier by TyrePal’s introduction of its TeleTPMS system. Tyre condition problems are the single biggest...

Alfatronix offers range of on-board USB chargers

Alfatronix is a leading supplier of vehicle-mounted USB charging points, and has a number that are suitable for use on coaches and buses. Its range...

GHA Coaches fined £93k for safety breaches

Wrexham-based coach and bus operator GHA Coaches Ltd has been ordered to pay £93,000 in fines and costs after it repeatedly failed to comply...

Solus Coaches is another to take a Tourismo

Tamworth operator Solus Coaches has taken delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Tourismo, supplied by EvoBus (UK) (02476 626000). It is the first Tourismo purchased by Solus...

Grayline Coaches receives a Tourliner Select

Bicester-based Grayline Coaches has taken delivery of a Neoplan Tourliner Select P20, supplied by MAN Truck and Bus (01793 448000). Operations Manager Paul Gray says...

Cuckmere Buses adds an EVM Community

Cuckmere Buses of East Sussex has taken delivery of a low-floor Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with Community bodywork, converted and supplied by EVM (0845 520 5160). It...

Crosskeys Coaches takes a Sunsundegui Volvo

Folkestone-based Crosskeys Coaches has taken delivery of a mid-sized B8R with Sunsundegui SC5 bodywork, supplied by Volvo Bus (02476 210250). Says Director Alan Johnson: “We...

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,...