Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Yutong’s electric bus challenger put to the test

Competition in the electric bus market is keen already, and it is only going to get keener in the future. Yutong has high hopes...

Interlink Finesse is refined all-round challenger

Scania’s Interlink replaced the OmniExpress as a mid-range coach last year. In well-appointed Finesse specification it is doing well already, as found by Tim...

Super-light Enviro200 MMC is put to the test

There’s heavy competition in the single-deck bus sector, so for those about to spend, it’s a buyer’s market. A popular offering is ADL’s Enviro200...

Ensignbus give new momentum to high capacity

Historically there has been a small but reliable domestic requirement for high capacity tri-axle double-deckers. Nothing has been available for a number of years,...

Temsa goes up in the world with Euro 6 Safari HD

The challenge to established European coach manufacturers from builders in countries that have lower-cost economies is getting stiffer all the time. Temsa was one...

Getting into a brand new vibe with Nu-Track

Nu-Track introduced its Nu-Vibe midibus with local authority applications in mind. It is a narrow and accessible vehicle with tracked seating that satisfies an...

Barbi meets her MAN: Galileo HDH driven

BASE Coach Sales surprised the industry when it announced that it was bringing Italian coachbuilder Barbi’s products to the already congested UK market. But...

Irizar i8 integral: The new flagship contender

Many operators run a fleet flagship; others have modelled their whole businesses around providing a service that is discreet and leaves customers wanting for...

Manchester’s corporate Vue-point

The Mercedes-Benz Tourismo has proved very successful at Euro 6. Operators across the country have taken the model in both two- and three-axle form,...

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz Citaro

The Mercedes-Benz Citaro is not the cheapest single-decker on the bus market, but it has an aura of quality which, in the right application,...

Diamond Bus WM service cuts recede after LA support

The threat of wholesale service cuts in Worcestershire by Rotala subsidiary Diamond Bus West Midlands has receded after “significant funding” from Worcestershire County Council...