Monday, August 15, 2022

DfT to look at franchising

The Department for Transport (DfT) has hired consultants KPMG to examine whether franchising might be an appropriate model, and if candidate locations exist. At the...

Yutong Bus hits 60,000 in 2014

China-based Yutong Bus confirmed its position as the world's largest coach and bus manufacturer, by building 60,000 vehicles in 2014, with the landmark bus...

Close Brothers starts PCV rentals

Close Brothers Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) has launched a Coach & Bus Rental division, recruiting former EvoBus (UK) MD Mike Beagrie to lead the...

Focus on accessibility at Coach & Bus Live 2015

The Accessibility Zone – “Accessible Solutions by Rescroft” – will feature once again at Coach & Bus Live with an even larger dedicated zone...

BYD unveils world’s first electric coach

Chinese manufacturer BYD used the United Motor Coach Association Expo in New Orleans, USA, to unveil the world's first long-range, 100% pure electric coach. The...

Nigel McCree: Friendly and approachable

Nigel McCree may have moved himself and his business to deepest rural Devon, but that doesn't mean the service will be any less than...

What comes after Euro 6?

Euro 6's approach was accompanied by scare stories about adverse fuel consumption and inflated maintenance costs. The reality is different, but it still posed...

Voyager GT will meet all expectations, says UNVI

UNVI's recently-launched Voyager GT “opens up several opportunities for operators,” says UK Sales Manager David McKinless, with up to 600kg of luggage capacity in...

EvoBus (UK): Demand for higher capacity coaches ‘is increasing’

The tri-axle Mercedes-Benz Tourismo M comes under the spotlight this week in the latest of a series of videos on the routeone website, with...

Bus economics issues highlighted

A new report highlights the huge reductions in public spending on buses across Great Britain since 2010, which now totals over half a billion...

Baroness Vere to deliver keynote at Euro Bus Expo

Under-Secretary of State for Transport Baroness Vere (pictured) is the first confirmed speaker in the Masterclass Theatre at industry trade show Euro Bus Expo,...