DCV's Sprinter

Donegal delight: DCV’s Sprinter breaks cover

A new player in the luxury minicoach market is Donegal Commercial Vehicles. We put its first Sprinter to the test The high-end minicoach market is...

Electric coach on the road: Yutong’s TCe12

The UK’s first zero-emission coach is Yutong’s TCe12. We put it to the test in the urban jungle and on the motorway One of the...
Neoplan Tourliner

Advanced driveline: A Tourliner to treasure

With ZF’s Traxon gearbox and MAN’s EfficientCruise and EfficientRoll, how does the Neoplan Tourliner perform? MAN is among the leaders in technological innovation in coaches....

New sector under GM’s focus with Transit

GM Coachwork hopes to hit a home run with the new front-entrance For Transit conversion. It’s versatile and good value, and it ticks many boxes....

Van Hool EX16M is a solid mid-range challenger

After a stuttering start, Van Hool’s EX range is set to mount a serious challenge in the middle of the market, says importer Arriva...

Astromega: Still at the double-decker forefront

Van Hool’s iconic Astromega has been part of the double-decker coaching landscape for a long time, but one Lancashire-based operator found it to be...

Tourismo tempts new buyers with 13m two-axle

More options came to the right-hand drive Mercedes-Benz Tourismo line-up in its latest form, including a 13m, two-axle variant. We test drive one of...

Higer approaches UK market with clear intention

Higer integral coaches are set to become a further cost-effective option for the UK market. The first to arrive here is the revised Super...

Yutong GT12: A European coach in every way

A recent addition to the UK coach market is the Yutong GT12. It promises value and a high standard specification, with much European content....

VDL option adds new dimension to Beulas Cygnus

Spanish coachbuilder Beulas has gained a solid reputation for bespoke products that are set off by one of the best paint finishes in the...
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Coaching leisure sector

Coaching falls into leisure sector: LGA

The Local Government Association (LGA) has asked local authorities (LAs) to include premises used for coaching activities in their application of business rates relief...
Clean Air Zones postponed

All Clean Air Zones postponed until 2021

Introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZs) in England has been postponed to January 2021 at the earliest, the government has said. The development was revealed...
Tachograph calibration

Tachograph calibration, inspection rules relaxed

DVSA has relaxed the requirements for periodic calibration and inspection of tachograph units because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Until further notice, all tachograph calibration...