Sunday, October 17, 2021

Padarn Bus runs out of cash

Due to financial issues, Llanberis-based Padarn Bus closed after the end of services on 30 May with the loss of 84 jobs. It has...

November’s Euro Bus Expo heading for a sell-out

Euro Bus Expo (EBE) 2014 is set to be a sell-out according to show organisers, Expo Management. With five months before the start of the...

Government calls for Clean Vehicle Technology Fund bids

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer has opened a competition to bid for grants from a 5m Clean Vehicle Technology Fund. Local authorities in England can bid...

Bus performance of back-in-profit FirstGroup criticised

FirstGroup reported pre-tax profits of 58.5 million in the year to 31 March 2014, compared to a loss of 28.9m last year. . Chief Executive...

Broad focus at 2014 Album Conference

Making its first visit north of the border, the annual Album conference, which brings together independent operators, had a distinctly Scottish theme and covered...

Paris goes electric with BAE Systems and Iveco Bus

BAE Systems' HybriDrive Solutions will partner with CNH Industrial and bus brands Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus to supply hybrid vehicles for Regie Autonome...

Carmel Coaches crash victims remain hospitalized

Three people injured in last week's coach crash in Looe are still in hospital. Two of them are described as stable but one remains...

End of the road for Pennine Coaches

Skipton-based family-run independent Pennine Motor Services ran its final routes on 16 May. The last buses ran without ceremony; Company Secretary Maurice Simpson described the...

Minimise Your Risk goes to Euro 6

Health and safety and training consultancy Minimise Your Risk has taken delivery of a new Euro 6 Vauxhall Zafira Ecoflex Stop/start, ahead of September's...

Record all-electric order for Chinese bus builder

Chinese electric bus builder BYD has received a record-setting order for its new zero-emissions vehicles. The order for 2,000 long-range, battery-electric transit buses and...

Scales Coaches adds an UNVI Compa midicoach

Scales Coaches has become the first operator in Ireland to take delivery of an UNVI vehicle supplied by recently appointed sole agent for the...